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Catalog Number 2015.005.0004ABB
Object Name Box
Year Range from 1950
Year Range to 1970
Made Jacob Ries Bottling Works, Inc.
Place of Origin Shakopee/Scott County/Minnesota
Description Shipping box for Rock Spring water bottled by Jacob Ries Bottling Works, Inc. in Shakopee. The box is thick brown cardboard with metal staples, a two part flip up lid and side handles. The brand name and bottling company name are printed in red and green on all exterior sides of the box. Printed in green on the exterior of one lid is "Keep Dry/Do Not Pile On Damp Floor/Carry With Both Handles/Sell Your Older Stock First". The box contains four six-pack cases of Rock Spring water. The cases are thin cardboard covered with white paper printed in red and green. Each side shows an illustration of a woman with a sparkler and the text "Rock Spring Beverages". The top edge of each case has a handle, text about returning bottles, and an area to write in a price. Each case contains six bottles of water. Each bottle is green glass sealed with a metal cap painted green and white.
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Rock Spring
Jacob Ries Bottling Works, Inc.