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HUDSON (letters decrease in height toward center) / WHISKEY / "MERIT SELLS IT"

         ID#: DKW135

Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Thin-walled shot
Label Type:Red-etched
Edmonson:Not listed
The Mayer Bros. & Co. listed from 1882-1918.

A billhead dated July 3, 1905 gives their address as 229-231 Walnut St & 31-35 E Pearl St. and identifies them as "Proprietors of The Oakwood Distillery (Inc.), 7th District, KY". The distillery has a separate listing.

The 64th annual report of the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce lists E M Harris and Emil M Mayer as being associated with this company in 1912. By 1914, Harris has been replaced by E Millard Mayer (66th annual report).

Brand names used by this company include: "Alhambra", "Ante-Bellum", "Hudson", "Hudson X X X X Rye", "Oakwood", and "Original Frazier."

Company name timeline:
Isaac Mayer & Co. (1882), Isaac Mayer & Sons (1883), Mayer, Harris & Co. (1884-1885), The Mayer Bros. & Co. (1886-1904), The Mayer Bros Co. (1905-1918)

Address timeline:
38 Main (1882), 30 Main (1883), 34 Main (1884-1886), 5 W Pearl (1887-1891), 53 W Pearl (1892-1895), 23 E Pearl (1896-1902), 231 Walnut (1903), SW cor Pearl & Walnut (1904-1917), 7 Masonic Temple (1918)

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