Featured is a rather interesting tin sign from the Old Crow Sour Mash Whiskey Brand, made by the W.A. Gaines Company. The W. A. Gaines Company started in 1868 in downtown Frankfort, Kentucky and remained in business until the start of prohibition. The use of rats crawling over the sour mash whiskey bottle baffles me,…Details
Geo Buente Shipping Co. Stoneware Whiskey Jug, St. Louis, MO
Circa 1900 One Gallon Stoneware advertising whiskey jug. George Buente Shipping Company in Saint Louis, Missouri. Great stenciling on the border which is an unusual style compared to most stoneware ad jugs. George Buente was in business before prohibition and did not come back into business once it ended similar to many other whiskey and liquor manufacturing companies during this time period.