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Sandhead Creamery milk bottle cap

Period:
20th Century
Description:
J & M Bells, originally a farm dairy, purchased Sandhead Creamery in the early 1970s for the production of pasteurised milk.  These foil caps or bottle tops were used to seal the glass bottles.  This example was used on a one pint bottle containing full cream Jersey milk.  Those used for semi-skimmed milk had two red stripes.
Place of Production:
Sandhead, Wigtownshire
Materials/Media:
foil
Dimensions:
Diam:40mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1989.5.4
Digital Number:
SRGL010n
Creation Date:
1970-1991
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council