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JOHN SCHWEYER & CO. (arched) / (two thin frosted circles with TRADEMARK arched at top between them and DISTILLERS reverse arched below. Inside the circle is a picture of a bird sitting on a barrel with wheat sheaves to left and right) / CHICAGO, ILL. (reverse arched below circles)

ID#: RRP174
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Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Thin-walled shot
Label Type:Usual white-etched label
Dimensions:2-5/16 " x 2-1/4 " x 1-5/8"
Edmonson:HSG, p. 162, entry #7
John Schweyer & Co. listed from 1871-1918.

Schweyer is listed in directories from 1877-1918, first as just John Schweyer, then John Schweyer & Co. from 1889 to Prohibition. They were located at 609-613 W 12 th (1887-1908), becoming 1452-1458 W 12 th around 1909 with street renumbering.

Schweyer's "Arcola" brand whiskey was supplied by the Old Darling distillery of Prestonville, KY.

Brand names used by this company include: "Arcola", "Chicago Club", "Loon Gin", "Nestor", "Oak Glen", "Old Cabinet", "Old Cabinet Penn", "Rich Valley", "Schweyer 10 X Cabinet", "Schweyer Cabinet", "Schweyer Cabinet Reserve", "Schweyer Pure Rye", and "Straight Trip."

Company name timeline:
John Schweyer (1877-1888), John Schweyer & Co. (1889-1918)

Address timeline:
581 W 12 th (1877), 468 W 12 th (1878-1879), 493 W 12th (1880-1883), 609-613 W 12 th (1887-1908), 1452-1458 W 12 th (1909-1918)

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