The “Pat. Dec. 09 / Made in U.S.A. / PA." inscription on the metal cap of this glass bottle refers to a patent issued to Christian H. Werner (1867-1948), an immigrant from Denmark who established the American Metal Cap Co. in Brooklyn.

Ref: Christian H. Werner, “Sheet-Metal Cap,” U.S. Patent 975,914 (Nov. 15, 1910).

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: Gift of University of Pennsylvania

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CH.316243.214Catalog Number: 316243.214Accession Number: 217523

Object Name: Bottle

Measurements: overall: 7 in x 2 1/4 in; 17.78 cm x 5.715 cmoverall: 7 13/16 in x 2 1/4 in; 19.84375 cm x 5.715 cm


Record Id: nmah_2034

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