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Title Bottle: Motel & Co., Cor. of 8th & Garden St., Hoboken, N.J. N.d. ca. 1890-1910.
Object Name Bottle
Catalog Number 2010.027.0019
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Gift of John Heliker.
Description Bottle: Motel & Co., Cor. of 8th & Garden St., Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1890-1910.

Clear mold blown glass, blob top, 7" high x 2-1/2" diameter. Raised lettering on front. Maker's mark on bottom: large (9/16" high) 'M' centered (the factory has not been identified.)

The contents for which the bottle was used is not indicated or known. The company was believed to be a provisioner.

Note the lettering arrangement on this bottle -
"C. Motel"is spelled in an arc above "Cor 8th & Garden St." which is in one line.

It uses "St." and not "Sts."

The street address in two lines and the use of "Sts." are common on some other bottles from this company.
Date 1890-1910
Year Range from 1890
Year Range to 1910
Search Terms Motel & Co.
Eighth St.
Garden St.
Caption front
Imagefile 078\20100270019.JPG
Classification Food
Business & Commerce
Retail