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OBSEQUIO DE. / CYRUS NOBLE (tsp between two tsp lines on an arched, frosted ribbon) / (picture of a crown over a frosted shield. In center within a tsp shield outline is a tsp monogram CDCo) / CROWN DISTILLERIES CO. (reverse arched)

ID#: KWS421
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Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Thin-walled shot
Label Type:Usual white-etched label
Dimensions:*2-7/8" x 2-1/16" x 1-7/16"
Edmonson:HSG, p. 122, entry #6
City:San Francisco
Brand Registered:1878, 1881, 1896, 1906
Crown Distilleries Co. listed from 1893-1919.

*Glass measurements have not been confirmed.

"Obsequio de" translates into "Compliments of."

The Cyrus Noble brand was originally owned by Crown Distilleries who registered it in 1878 and 1881, but Freiberg-Workum took it to Cincinnati in 1896 and registered it again in 1906.

Brand names used by this company include: "Crown Cocktails", "Cyrus Noble", "Cyrus Noble", "Cyrus Noble", "Elkhorn", "Kentucky Lily Bourbon", "Lexington Club Old Bourbon", "Manhattan Club", and "Old Government Whiskey."

Company name timeline:
Crown Distilleries Co.

Address timeline:
100-102 Front (1893-1901), NE cor Mission & Beale (1902-1906), 19-29 Minna (1907-1910), NE cor Mission & Beale (1911-1919)

Find out more about Crown Distilleries Co.

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