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Lot 409

ASSORTED WASHINGTON, DC EMBOSSED / LABELED WHISKEY BOTTLES, LOT OF FIVE

Estimate: $150 - $250
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Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

ASSORTED WASHINGTON, DC EMBOSSED / LABELED WHISKEY BOTTLES, LOT OF FIVE, colorless, comprising a miniature/sample size cylinder embossed for J. Wedderburn Co., a full size three-piece mold cylinder with paper label advertising George W. Cook's Puritan Straight Whiskey, a rectangular pint embossed for Browning & Middleton with matching horse-drawn carriage and gun fight pictorial paper label at rear, a blank strap side "HONEST MEASURE" pint flask paper labeled for Chris. Xander's Old Reserve Rye Whisky, and an oval-shaped strap side liquor bottle embossed "CHRISTIAN XANDER'S / "MELLISTON" / WILD CHERRY CORDIAL / WASHINGTON, D.C.", each with tooled top. Late 19th/early 20th century. 4 1/2" H sample, 12 1/4" HOA.

Condition

Four undamaged; Browning & Middleton with moderate loss to one side of paper label, and a spot of roughness at lip, probably as made. Puritan with a potstone lip and a connected bruise, as made.

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.