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Object ID 001792

Object Name Orange Fizz Duraglas jug

Object Desc Round, clear glass jug with paper label for Orange Fizz. Label is yellow. Jug has narrow neck with small glass handle attached.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002030

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Glassware


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 13

Object Date

Start Year Range 1940

End Year Range 1950

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Orange Fizz,Duraglas,Owens-Illinois Glass Company,jugs,beverages,soft drinks,glassware,

Title Orange Fizz Duraglas jug

Description Round, clear glass jug. Narrow neck with small glass handle. At top of jug neck is a ring of medal from cap, red. Possibly cap on it is not the original At top of jug "One Gallon" is embossed. To right of front is paper sticker label. Label is yellow with orange, red, and blue stripes on left and right lower corners. Two red stars with text "'Try it' / Orange Fizz / Artificial Color and Flavor". At bottom edge of front and back of jar is text "Duraglas" at front to right of Duraglas is text "E1641" On bottom of bottle is textured pattern. At center is maker's mark. "I" in a circle inside a diamond. To left is "7" indicating factory number 7 (Alton, IL). To right is "0" indicating it was made in either 1940 or 1950. Below is "12".


Approx Collection Date

Height 12.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 6

Circumference 20.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Owens-Illinois Glass Company

Maker Details The Owens-Illinois Glass company was the result of a merger between the Illinois Glass Co. and the Owens Bottle Co. The Illinois Glass Co. was incorporated in 1873. In 1903, the Owens Bottle Machine Co. was founded by Michael Owens which eventually became the Owens Bottle Co. in 1911. In 1929, the Illinois Glass Co. and the Owens Bottle Co merged and became the Owens-Illinois Glass Company. Duraglas was debuted in 1940

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2030



Date MAR 20,2014

Summary good

Assessor BN

Notes Some inherent manufacturer errors in the glass. The paper label is offcenter. Interior of jug has accretions from dust. Exterior has light wear. Accretions to left and right of paper label from sticker adhesive. At top the metal edge remaning from cap is bent. Staining on interior and exterior of top neck.