- 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).
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- place made
- United States
- overall: 7 in x 2 1/4 in; 17.78 cm x 5.715 cm
- overall: 7 13/16 in x 2 1/4 in; 19.84375 cm x 5.715 cm
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- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Gift of University of Pennsylvania
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- Medicine and Science: Chemistry
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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