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KENTUCKY STANDARD (arched, with curlicues below) / O.K. / GEO. WISSEMANN / SACRAMENTO

ID#: KWS662
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Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Thin-walled shot
Label Type:Usual white-etched label
Dimensions:*2-1/4" x 1-15/16" x 1-7/16"
Edmonson:HSG, p. 98, entry #5
Geo Wissemann listed from 1902-1918.

*Glass measurements have not been confirmed.

See Cronan & Wissemann for prior years.

The Wilsons paint a slightly different story, with Wissemann beginning at 1020 4 th in 1888, expanding to 700-702 J St in 1895 (Cafe Royal), partnering with M Cronan in 1900-1901 and then becoming a wholesaler until 1918.

Brand names used by this company include: "California Favorite", and "O.K. Kentucky Standard."

Company name timeline:
Geo Wissemann (1902-1906), Wissemann's Saloon (1906), Geo Wissemann Estate (1910), Geo Wissemann Co. (1912-1918)

Address timeline:
230 K St. (1902-1918) & 1020 4 th (1906)

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