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1827 (in red) / Highball (slanted script; this and all below in white) / BLENDED / WHISKEY The Wolcott Co. / Rochester, N.Y.

ID#: RRP203
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Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Thin-walled highball
Label Type:White and red-etched, gold rim
Dimensions:3-3/4 " x 2-3/16 " x 1-11/16"
Edmonson:Not listed
Wolcott Co. listed from 1827-1917.

From the 1877 directory: "Distillers, Rectifiers and wholesale dealers in pure double copper distilled old rye, bourbon and wheat whiskies, French spirits &c. Office and warehouse, East end of Clarissa Street Bridge." "Cornhill rye" first lists as "Our Speciality" in 1895.

J E Wolcott & Co., 1897, is owned by James E Wolcott and John F Zimmer.

In 1907, John F Zimmer is listed as President, Thos. J Naylon as Secretary; "Cornhill Rye and Malted Wheat Whiskey our specialty".

Brand names used by this company include: "1827 Rye", "Brookdale", "Cornhill Rye", "Delaware", "Malted Wheat Whiskey", "Old Candlelight Rye", and "Wolcott's 1827 Rye."

Company name timeline:
A F & G P Wolcott (1870-1876), G P & J E Wolcott (1877-1879), James E Wolcott (1880-1893), J E Wolcott & Co. (1884-1899), Wolcott Co. (1900-1917)

Address timeline:
Clarissa St. Bridge (1870-1883), 15 Clarissa (1884-1917)

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