Steel Die for Molding Bottle Labels

Object Name: 
Steel Die for Molding Bottle Labels

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Object Name: 
Steel Die for Molding Bottle Labels
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.7.2
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1860-1880
Primary Description: 
Brownish steel; cast, with engraved inscription. Heavy, solid rectangular shape with one surface deeply curved in to receive bottle; curved surface has inscription: "H.M. & R. F.ROBERTS/ JACKSON/PA." backwards. Two holes in flat surface, probably to fit on lugs of mold.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Cooper, Miner J., Former Collection
1968-07-02