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OLD DRUM (arched) / (picture of a drum with a tear in the end, with CAN'T BE slanted up to left, BEAT slanted down to right) / MARYLAND / WHISKEY (shadowed lettering)

ID#: RFV104
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Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Thin-walled shot
Label Type:Usual white-etched label
Dimensions:Measurements omitted
Edmonson:HSG, p. 128, entry #2
Maryland Distilling Co. listed from 1894-1919.

The Distillery was located in Relay, MD. "Calvert whiskey" was named after Lord Calvert, the first governor of MD.

Directory Notes:
Display ad, 1895, p. 952: "Distillers of Calvert Pure Rye Malt Whiskey". 1897, p. 1045: Albert Gottschalk, President., p. 979 (1899), (1900), p. 1012 (1901), p. 1092 (1902): "J Henry Thomas, sec., Joseph Gottschalk, Treas." Similar on p. 1169, 1903, p. 1138 in 1904., p. 1148 in 1905, p. 1208 in 1906. 1766 Gay address is noted as a temporary location in 1904. "Calvert The Banner" ad on p. 1341 (1914), p. 1389 (1915)

Brand names used by this company include: "Calvert ", "Calvert ", "Calvert Pure Rye & Malt", and "Calvert the Banner."

Company name timeline:
Maryland Distilling Co.

Address timeline:
Saratoga, North and Davis (1894-1916), & office: 108 Light (1901-1904), 1766 N Gay (1904-1907), Guilford Ave (1910-1916), Guilford Ave & Saratoga (1917-1919)

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