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Title Biscuit cutter: Davis Baking Powder, no date, ca. 1910's -1920's.
Object Name Cutter, Biscuit
Catalog Number 2010.007.0442
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Biscuit cutter for Davis Baking Powder. Issued by R. B. Davis Co., Hoboken, no date, ca. 1910-1930. Stamped and rolled metal, ca. 2-3/8" diameter with hoop handle. Cutter is 7/8" deep; two (of 3) 3/16" diameter holes in top.

Stamped lettering on top:
Bake It Best
With
Davis
Absolutely Pure

Stamped lettering on handle:
None Better

A promotional item. Davis made its main product, Baking Powder in Hoboken during the time period this item was issued. They had can making facilities as part of manufacturing and packaging operations at least in the 1920s, but can lids stamped in this same lettering format are known to have been used by them.

The third, bottom, hole of the three in a triangular pattern is embossed, but was not punched out.
Date 1910-1930
Year Range from 1910.0
Year Range to 1930.0
Search Terms Davis Baking Powder Company
R.B. Davis Company
Classification Business & Commerce
Retail
Food
Manufacturing
Domestic Life