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Object Name Holder, Beverage
Catalog Number 88.230.22
Description Excel beverage holder done in a floral motif. The square holder has four compartments, each designed to hold a drinking glass. The glass is held in place by four petal-shaped sections. Each compartment is a different color: red with white, blue with white, green with white and gold with white. A thin cylindrical column rises from the center of the holder. It is topped with a two curved red and white petals which together give the appearance of a bud. Two green and white leaves are attached perpendicularly to the base of the bud, providing a handle.
Material metal
Dimensions H-7.75 W-5.625 D-5.625 inches
Search Terms Excel Manufacturing Corp.
Muncie
Delaware County
Subjects Businesses
Industry
Manufacturing
Products
Drinking vessels
Classification Domestic Life/Household Goods
Business & Commerce
Industries
Manufacturing
Imagefile 106\8823022.JPG
Year Range from 1938
Year Range to 1940
Notes The glass carrier was a premium item developed by Excel Manufacturing circa 1938-1940. It wasn't a great success. Excel stamped the metal parts, put the carrier together and sent the carriers to the glass company for the tumblers.
Made Excel Manufacturing Corporation