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Title Biscuit cutter: for Davis Baking Powder. Issued by by R. B. Davis Co., Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1910s-1920s.
Object Name Cutter, Biscuit
Catalog Number 2010.007.0279
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Biscuit cutter for Davis Baking Powder. Issued by by R. B. Davis Co., Hoboken, no date, circa 1910-1930. Formed and stamped metal, 2-3/8" outside diameter x 15/16"" high; three 3/16" diameter holes in triangular pattern through top; incomplete: lacking hoop handle (note solder spots left and right of the word "Davis" where originally attached; see objects 2006.041.0007 for a complete cutter.)

Stamped lettering on top:
Bake It Best
Absolutely Pure

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.
Date 1910-1930
Year Range from 1910
Year Range to 1930
Search Terms Davis Baking Powder Company
R.B. Davis Company
Caption top - lettering and three holes in triangular pattern
Imagefile 076\20100070279-3.JPG
Classification Food
Business & Commerce
Domestic Life