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Ash tray/ tip tray

Ash tray/ tip tray
Title
Ash tray/ tip tray
Date 
1880-1900
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
5 x 3 3/8 x 1/4 in.
Description 
A rectangular metal tip or ash tray with a scalloped edge printed with a geometric border in red and blue around a central image of a red and blue buck board wagon. It reads in black "The Bettendorf/ Steel Gear Wagon/ Manufactured By Bettendorf Axle". Bettendorf Axle Co. was listed in Davenport, Iowa in a 1905 directory.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2574
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group