Object ID 001261
Object Name Imitation Pinapple Flavor Bottle
Object Desc A glass bottle with a cork containing pineapple flavor made by the W.T. Rawleigh Company.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001079a-b
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords pineapple,W. T. Rawleigh Company,baking,extract,bottles,flavoring,cooking,
Title Imitation Pinapple Flavor Bottle
Description A glass bottle containing pinapple flavor with a cork made by the W.T. Rawleigh Co. The bottle has one paper label. It is faded beige and brown. It contains 3 fl oz. of pinapple extract. The brand name is written on the brown background wherease the rest of the label is written on the beige. "Imitation Pinapple Flavor. Artificially colored and flavored." It contains 40% of alcohol and the other ingredientws are water, esters, and certified color. There is an image of W.T. Rawleigh in the middle of the label. The extract can be used for baking and deserts. The bottle of the label has the company name and location, Freeport, IL. The back of the bottle has embossed words that says Rawleigh trade mark and made in USA. The bottom of the bottle has embossed writing P656.
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Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details The cork is .75" in height. 2.25" in circumference. .5" in diameter.
Place of Origin
Maker W. T. Rawleigh Company
Maker Details The W.T. Rawleigh Company has been a friend of the family since 1889 when William Thomas Rawleigh began his independent sales career at the young age of 18. He established a goal for himself. With only $15, a borrowed horse, a mortgaged buggy, and four types of “Good Health Products,” he set out determined to become a successful businessman. Rawleigh secured a large number of customers with his dependable service, honest methods, and free trials. He would leave products on “time and trial” knowing that the products would sell themselves.
Date JAN 19,2014
Assessor Brooke Uhl
Notes The label is in good condition. However, the label is being held onto the bottle by clear tape that covers the entire label. The bottle has some edge wear.