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Object Name Capper, Bottle
Date 1915-1930
Maker Rice & Adams Corp.
Material Metal/Nickel/Silver
Used D. Fitzgerald Dairy, Glens Falls
Description Milk capping machine. Metal and nickel plated silver. Solid metal cylinder with spring and handle attached. Another hollow cylinder stacks and stores cardboard caps. The handle is pushed in a continuous motion down and qucikly back up. As the handle is pushed down, the spring compresses and the solid bar is pushed down through a hole in the base. This motion caps the milk bottle. The handle is then lifted up higher than its original position and then back to it. This last motion allows another cap to be put into place. On base is "RICE & ADAMS CORP. / BUFFALO, N.Y. / No. 1728".
Dimensions H-14 W-3.75 D-6.75 inches
Collection AG060C Agriculture: Processing
Catalog Number 1957.112.0004
Other number AM 0715
Imagefile 051\1957.112.0004A.JPG
Species Capper, Bottle
Owned by Fitzgerald, D.