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Object ID 002732

Object Name Red Ribbon Soda Dispenser

Object Desc Red Ribbon soda dispenser with cherry-shaped globe to house the beverage.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002497a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Ice Cream/Soda Fountain


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 28

Object Date

Start Year Range 1936

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Red Ribbon brand,Natrona,Barnham Dispenser Co.,Soft Drinks,J&M Steiner Wholesale Grocers,soda,

Title Red Ribbon Soda Dispenser

Description Cherry shaped dispenser for Red Ribbon soda. Dispenser made by the Barnham Dispenser Co., and Red Ribbon produced by Natrona Bottling Co. Patent date is Dec. 22, 1936. "J&M Steiner Wholesale Grocers, Milwaukee Wis." on back.


Approx Collection Date

Height 0

Length 18.5

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 12

Circumference 40.75

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Circumference and diameter taken at widest point.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Natrona Bottling Co.

Maker Details The company was founded as the Natrona Bottling Works in 1904 by Ed Welsh, and was purchased by the Bowser family in 1939, who changed the name to the Natrona Bottling Company.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2497a-b



Date AUG 15,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes There may be some components missing, and the Red Ribbon label is flaking away.


Date AUG 15,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date AUG 15,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 28 from Room 4, Shelf 28 - automatic entry by admin