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DR.PETZHOLD'S (arched) / (star design) / GERMAN / BITTERS / (star design) / BALTIMORE (label is tsp on a frosted rectangle, with a frosted outline border. At lower right on the border are the initials "GT")

         ID#: DKW226

Glass Category:Bitters
Glass Type:Baby thin-walled cylinder
Label Type:Acid-etched
Dimensions:2-1/8" x 1-9/16" x 1-3/16"
Edmonson:Not listed
Lewis Petzhold & Co., Louis Petzhold & Co. listed from 1870-1898.

This is a signed George Truog glass.

Louis Petzold, a native of Germany, started his business in 1862. The Company was listed in the Baltimore City Directories as wine shippers in 1870, wine shippers and manufacturer of bitters in 1884, and as druggists in 1885. By 1882, son Wm. R. Petzold was a member of the firm. The office and warerooms were in a four story building located at No. 140 West Lombard St., and the distillery at Nos. 9 and 11 Dover St. (from "The Medicine Chest', a column by Dr. Richard Cannon in Antique Bottle & Glass Collector magazine.

Company name timeline:
Lewis Petzhold & Co., Louis Petzhold & Co.

Address timeline:
124 W Lombard (1870-1880), & 9 Dover (1872-1886), 140 W Lombard (1881-1886), 10 W Lombard (1887-1896), 121 Hanover (1897), 117 N Fulton (1898)

Find out more about Lewis Petzhold & Co., Louis Petzhold & Co.
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