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Bottle: Obermeyer & Liebmann's Bot'g Dept...

Object Number: 
INV.11893
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 2 1/2 in. ( 22.9 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
embossed: on obverse; "OBERMEYER & LIEBMANN'S/ BOTTLING DEPT/ NEW YORK CITY/ REGISTERED" embossed: on reverse; "superimposed "O" and "L"
Description: 
Brown glass bottle blown in a three-part mold with a hand-tooled finish; bottle has a downturned lip, cylindrical neck, rounded shoulders, a straight-sided body embossed with the inscription, "OBERMEYER & LIEBMANN'S BOTTLING DEPT. NEW YORK CITY REGISTERED" around a smiling sun on the obverse with superimposed "O" and "L" on the reverse.
Gallery Label: 

The New York Times reported on January 16, 1889 that "The firm of Obermeyer Liebman was incorporated to-day, with a capital of $300,000, to operate in New-York and Brooklyn in the manufacture of malt and malt liquors. The Trustees are Joseph Liebmann, Theodore Obermeyer, and Henry Liebmann."

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group