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BELLE OF THE PACIFIC (asterisk design; text is arched into a circle between two circle outlines) / BOURBON (at center of inner circle, with curlicue designs above and below)

ID#: KWS766

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Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Thin-walled shot
Label Type:Label under glass, in base, black text on a white field, gold rim
Dimensions:2-5/16" x 1-7/8" x 1-7/16"
Edmonson:HSG, p. 23, entry #6
Fleckenstein, Mayer Co. listed from 1876-1915.

Business was originally established by Henry Fleckenstein but around 1876 he formed a partnership with S. Julius Mayer. The 1901/1902 directory shows Henry to be President and S Julius Mayer as Secretary and Treasurer. They survived under various company names and at various addresses until Prohibition in 1915. They had a branch office in Cincinnati.

A billhead dated 1906 shows the company to consist of S. Julius Mayer, President, and M. Monte Mayer, Secretary.

Brand names used by this company include: "Billie Taylor", "Elk Tooth", "High and Dry", "Old Hickory", "Our Monogram", and "The Penwick."

Company name timeline:
Fleckenstein & Mayer (1880-1887), Fleckenstein, Mayer Co. (1889-1911, Inc: 1912-1915)

Address timeline:
24-26 Front (1880-1887), Oak NE cor 3 rd (1889), Oak NE cor 2 nd (1901), 235 Oak (1903-1906), 68-72 2 nd (1907-1915)

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