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Title Bottle: E. Beitman, 558 First St., Hoboken, N.J., n.d., ca. 1890-1910.
Object Name Bottle, Apothecary
Catalog Number 2010.007.0468
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Bottle: E. Beitman, 558 First St. Between Madison & Monroes Streets, Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1890-1910. Clear mold blown glass (light damaged - purple tint), 5-1/8" high x 2-1/8" wide x 1-1/4" deep; 7/16" bore. Raised lettering in indented flat field. No maker's mark on base. Original contents not known.

Hoboken pharmacy / druggist / apothecary.

Text runs vertically:
E. Beitman
Hoboken, N.J.

Circle with text above store name, note text runs vertically inside circle:
558 First St.
Bet. Madison

Base profile is a variant of the one commonly called Excelsior with raised 1/2" wide flat bar on each narrow side that tapers at the shoulder and ends at the neck.

See objects 2010.007.0059 for an earlier bottle with lettering in same format (except text in circle is horizontal), but with the address as 196 First St. which was the street number before 1890.
Date 1890-1910
Year Range from 1890
Year Range to 1910
Search Terms E. Beitman
558 First St.
Monroe St.
Madison St.
First St.
Caption front with lettering
Imagefile 076\20100070468.TIF
Classification Retail
Business & Commerce