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Title Milk bottle: Barker Milk; H. Meyer, 511 First St., Hoboken, N.J. One Pint. N.d., ca. 1918-1931.
Object Name Bottle
Catalog Number 2014.029.0001
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Gift of Regina Vangelakos & Frank Grasso.
Description Milk bottle: Barker Milk; H. Meyer, 511 First St., Hoboken, N.J. One Pint. No date, circa 1918-1931.

Clear machine molded glass, 3" diameter x 7-1/4" high, embossed lettering. Maker's mark on back (store name side) at heel. Ejection scar (mark) on base without date. Two examples (one cracked); images of example one only.

Front lettering:

One Pint
Liquid
[text below in roundel]
Country Bottled
Barker
-
Milk
Pasteurized

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Back lettering:
[in roundel]
H. Meyer
511 First St.
Hoboken N.J.

[above heel]
A.B.C.2

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Bottle maker: Atlantic Bottle Company. The "A.B.C.2" mark.
See this Society for Historical Archaeology link: http://www.sha.org/bottle/pdffiles/Atlantic.pdf
(A 2013 history and discussion of the company, production methods and marks. Information there suggests that 1927 may be the late date for production of these two bottles. PDF on file with this record.)
Date 1918-1931
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1931
Search Terms H. Meyer
511 First St.
Caption back: H. Meyer, 511 First St., Hoboken
Imagefile 263\20140290001.tif
Classification Food
Business & Commerce
Retail