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Title Bottle: Davis OK Baking Powder. Product made by R. B. Davis Co., Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1890-1910.
Object Name Bottle
Catalog Number 2010.007.0227
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Davis OK Baking Powder. Product made by R. B. Davis Co., Hoboken, no date, circa 1890-1910. Greenish tint clear molded glass, 2-1/4" diameter x 4-3/8" high; 3/4" diameter bore; embossed lettering on shoulder; flanged lip, wide rim; mold seams slightly raised. No maker's marks on base.

Shoulder lettering:
front: Davis OK [Davis is 1/4" high; OK is ca. 7/16"]
back: Baking Powder [both 1/4" high]

Original paper label and closure, cork stopper, not present.
Date 1890-1910
Year Range from 1890
Year Range to 1910
Search Terms Davis Baking Powder Company
R.B. Davis Company
Caption front
Imagefile 076\20100070227.JPG
Notes Since the company continued to offer a bottled product even when it began to use cans, it is difficult to narrow the date of this bottle until other definitive examples or documents are available.
Classification Food
Manufacturing
Business & Commerce