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OLD VALLEY WHISKEY (wave) / EXTRA SPECIAL QUALITY (beneath text is a detailed picture of three elderly, jacketed men. The one on the right holds a bottle that all three are looking at. The label on the bottle reads: OLD / VALLEY / WHISKEY )

         ID#: DKW103

Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Thin-walled shot
Label Type:Usual white-etched label
Edmonson:HSG, p. 142, entry #3
City:New York
Brand Registration:1872, 1905
The Cook & Bernheimer Co. listed from 1863-1917.

Cook & Bernheimer were NY wholesalers who distributed throughout the US, including the West Coast. Branch offices were located in Chicago and Cincinnati, among others. In 1889, they obtained an exclusive contract to bottle and distribute Mt Vernon whiskey, distilled by the Hannis Distilling Co. of Baltimore and Philadelphia. The whiskey was sold in distinctively square brown bottles that bore the Hannis name only, with no mention of Cook & Bernheimer.

Brand names used by this company include: "Cabinet Gin", "Cabinet Gin", "Diadem", "Dove Gin", "Gold", "Gold Lion", "Gold Lion Gin", "Good Luck", "Hoffman House", "Jockey Club Gin", "Joke", "Kermis Gin", "Lenox", "Long & Short", "M. V.", "Manhattan", "Mantoue's Upper Crust", "Marshall's Malt", "Monarch", "Monongahela A", "Mount Vernon", "Mount Vernon", "Mount Vernon Pure Rye Whiskey", "Navahoe", "Old Berkshire", "Old Valley", "Old Woodburn", "Province", "St. Anthony", and "Thistle Gin."

Company name timeline:
The Cook & Bernheimer Co.

Address timeline:
144-150 Franklin (1891-1917)

Find out more about The Cook & Bernheimer Co.
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