Presto Flour

Description (Brief)
Metal "sanitary cake tester." A long pin with celluloid button at top in blue with yellow and white print. The reverse is white with blue print. An advertisement for Presto Cake Flour is on one side and for Hecker-H-O Co. of Buffalo, N.Y., on the other.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cake tester
date made
after 1902
maker
Hecker-H-O Company
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21 cm x 2 cm; 8 1/4 in x 13/16 in
place made
United States: New York, Buffalo
ID Number
2006.0098.0790
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0790
subject
Celluloid
Advertising
Food
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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