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COON HOLLOW (arched) / WHISKEY (reverse arched, forming a circle with a picture of a racoon perched on a tree limb at the center. Label is brown on a white background)

ID#: PVV103
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Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Thin-walled shot
Label Type:Label under glass, in base, brown image on a white field
Dimensions:2-1/4 " x 1-13/16 " x 1-7/16"
Edmonson:HSG, p. 47, entry #3
Brand Registered:1895
The Nelson County, KY, Distillery Co. listed from 1883-1902.

"Distillery at Coon Hollow, Nelson Co., KY. N Miller, Pres., Wm Egelhoff, Sec. & Treas; Distillers of the Celebrated brands: Coon Hollow Brand, Hand-Made-Sour Mash, and Big Spring Fire-Copper Whiskies". (1883-1885)
N Miller, Pres., J W Shallcross, Sec. & Treas. (1886)
N Miller, Pres., Julius Wanner, Sec. & Treas. (1887-1889)

Nelson County Dist. of Louisville, KY owned and operated the Coon Hollow distillery at Coon Hollow Station in Nelson County. The distillery sat next to and was operated in conjunction with the Big Spring distillery, which also had offices in Louisville.

In 1900, the operation was sold to the whiskey trust and the Coon Hollow brand re-registered to Kentucky Distilleries & Warehouse Co.

Brand names used by this company include: "Big Spring", "Casino", "Coon Hollow", "Nelson Malt", "St. Elmo", and "Valley Forge."

Company name timeline:
The Nelson County, KY, Distillery Co.

Address timeline:
Office: 256 W Main (1883-1886), 306 W Main (1887-1892), 125 W Main (1893-1897), 124 E Main (1902)

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