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American / Navy (two lines offset type. Text is elaborate with the Old Glory flying from the "N" of "Navy") / (elaborate picture: The spire of Philadelphia city hall is in the backgound, the deck of a battleship is in the foreground, and a tug or supply boat sails in between the two. On the deck in the foreground are two sailors standing next to a gun turret while an officer with cutlass looks out at the city through a telescope. A frosted seal with tsp ILL appears at right) / RYE WHISKEY (with snakes entwined around anchors to either side) / BLEND / I.L.LIPSCHUTZ / PHILADELPHIA,PA.

         ID#: DKW175

Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Thin-walled shot
Label Type:Usual white-etched label
Dimensions:2-7/16" x 1-15/16" x 1-7/16"
Edmonson:HSG, p. 15, entry #6
Isaac L Lipschutz listed from 1902-1920.

Isaac L Lipschutz has several professions prior to becoming a liquor wholesaler in 1902. He was first shown as a cigar maker (1895) then a baker (1900).
His liquor business was first listed in 1902 at 603 S 3 rd but in 1904 moved to 226 South where he stayed until Prohibition in 1920.

The 1919/1920 city directory shows that Lipschutz was now also 1st Vice President of the David Berg Industrial Alcohol Co. The company sold denatured alcohol, with Philip Publicker as President, David Berg as 2nd VP & Treasurer, and Leo G Bernheimer as Sec.

By 1925, Isaac L Lipschutz is shown to be associated with Lipschutz Bros (Isaac & Milton W Lipschutz) and also Stanley Clothing Bros.

Brand names used by this company include: "American Navy", "Number 9", and "Queen of Pennsylvania."

Company name timeline:
Isaac L Lipschutz

Address timeline:
603 S 3 rd (1902-1904), 226 South (1905-1918), 2016 N 33 rd (according to the 1910 City Directory)

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