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Title Bottle: Davis OK Baking Powder. Product made by R. B. Davis Co., Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1900-1910.
Object Name Bottle
Catalog Number 2010.007.0272
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 1900-1910.
Green tinted molded glass, 2-1/4" diameter x 4-1/2" high; 13/16" 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 3/16" high; OK is ca. 5/16" and the 'O' and 'K' are separated by 1/2"; no periods after each letter]
back: Baking Powder [both 3/16" high]

Original paper label and closure, cork stopper, not present.
Date 1900-1910
Year Range from 1900.0
Year Range to 1910.0
Search Terms Davis Baking Powder Company
R.B. Davis Company
Caption front Davis OK
Imagefile 076\20100070272.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