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TUBE ROSE (slanted and embellished with gold curlicues) / SOUR MASH

ID#: JBA159
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Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Thin-walled shot
Label Type:Hand-applied white enamel, gold curlicues
Dimensions:2-3/16" x 2" x 1-3/8"
Edmonson:Not listed
The G & B Gerdes Co. listed from 1874-1918.

Distillery was in Newport KY, but they were also drawing liquor from the warehouses of RD #112 (Anderson Co., KY): see the distillery listing for more details, and they additionally had stakes in the J G Mattingly & Bro. distillery (RD #2, 5th District) in Louisville, KY. and the Head & Beam distillery in Gethsemane (RD #405, 5th District).

The 64th and 66th annual reports of the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce lists Edwin G Gerdes as being associated with this company in 1912 and 1914.

Brand names used by this company include: "Belle of Nicholasville", "Elkhorn Club", "Fort Deer Rye", "G. & G. B. Manhattan", "King of Nelson", "Lexington Club", "Melrose ", "Mignonette", "Mountain Lily", "Old Gold Rye", "Old Lexington Club", "Queen of Anderson", "Rising Sun", "Sunshine", and "Tube Rose."

Company name timeline:
G & B Gerdes (1874), Geo Gerdes (1878), G & B Gerdes (1882-1901), The G & B Gerdes Co. (1902-1918)

Address timeline:
8 W 2 nd (1874-1885) & 40 Main (1885-1895), 60 Main (1896-1911), 107 E Pearl (1912-1918)

Find out more about The G & B Gerdes Co.

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