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
G. Riesmeyer Distilling Co, Pottery Whiskey Jugs, St. Louis, MO
The Gustavus Riesmeyer Distilling company was in business from 1884-1918 in St. Louis, MO at 1322 -1324 Franklin Avenue, now called Martin Luther King Drive. The business apparently went out of business with prohibition never to return like so many once it ended. Pottery Ceramic Whiskey Jugs from the KT&K China company in East Liverpool OH where they made a select few different kinds of these jugs years ago. They produced Meadow Springs and Old Maryland brands of whiskey. These particular pottery jugs are ca 1900.