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
The K T & K China company in East Liverpool, Ohio produced this quart whiskey jug for John Limegrover, Jr. in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Circa 1895. The KT&K China Company produced quite a few small china jugs from across the eastern half of the country for small to larger whiskey distillers. The Meredith’s Diamond Club Pure Rye Whiskey is the most commonly seen jug from this company, and it comes in several styles and stencil colors. The K T & K China company was in business in East Liverpool from 1854 to 1929 when it merged with The American Chinaware Corporation.