Edison Battery Oil Bottle
BasicRegion: United States
Manufacturer: "Edison Manufacturing Company" pre 1911, "Thomas A. Edison Inc." after 1911.
Production Start: 1900s
Production End: 1960s
Rarity: Less Common
Specific ObjectDate Made: >1915
Specific Object Condition: Excellent
Edison Battery Oil Bottles held replacement oil for Edison Batteries. Edison Batteries were used early on the railroads to power crossings and electronic signals.
This bottle reads on the front:
MADE IN U.S.A.
THOMAS A. EDISON
The back has Thomas Edison’s signature, and the bottom reads:
7 (Keystone containing ‘LP’) 488