• Sodas/Beers
Lot 435

WASHINGTON BREWERY COMPANY, DC PICTORIAL BEER BOTTLES / ARTICLES, LOT OF THREE

Estimate: $100 - $200
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$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

WASHINGTON BREWERY COMPANY, DC PICTORIAL BEER BOTTLES / ARTICLES, LOT OF THREE, comprising two tooled crown tops featuring an amber example with George Washington pictorial above eagle and an aqua with similar but much more naive depiction, and a tan-colored earthenware/pottery mug with brown transfer-printed George Washington/eagle trademark. Together with a plain amber shoulder-embossed machine-made example. Four pieces total. First quarter 20th century. 4 1/2" H mug, 9 1/2" HOA.

Condition

Mug and shoulder-embossed bottle undamaged, mug with expected age crazing; pictorial-embossed bottles both very good to excellent, aqua with a small bruise surrounding a potstone embedded in rear heel, amber with moderate to heavy all-over wear and light sickness and a shallow bruise/abrasion at rear shoulder.

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