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Jay B. Rhodes Motor Oil Bottle
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Details

Object ID 002341

Object Name Jay B. Rhodes Motor Oil Bottle

Object Desc Glass bottle with metal top/spout. Empty. Originally contained motor oil.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002165a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Automotive

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Garage Exhibit

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Automotive,Motor Oil,Jay B. Rhodes,oil,


Title Jay B. Rhodes Motor Oil Bottle

Description Glass bottle stamped: "Fill to line above arrow point, one full liquid quart, Jay B Rhodes Co., Kalamazoo, Mich., Havoline." Spout stamped: "Jay B. Rhodes Co., Pat'd Jan. 17 1922, Kalamazoo, Mich."

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Approx Collection Date

Height 14.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 4

Circumference 12.5

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 2

Material

Site

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Place of Origin

Maker Jay B. Rhodes Co.

Maker Details The company was headed by an American inventor with more than 200 patents to his credit. Rhodes was born on March 2, 1865 in Oshtemo Township, Kalamazoo County, Michigan. Rhodes died in Kalamazoo, Michigan on October 12, 1931.

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Image Caption CMY2165a-b

Description

Conditions

Date MAY 29,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Dylan Kite

Notes Grime accumulation, wear and scratches to spout.


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