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SECURITY (arched) / DISTILLING / CO. / CHICAGO (reverse arched)

ID#: RRP229
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Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Thick-walled pressed glass, molded flutes forming design around base
Label Type:Embossed in base
Dimensions:2-5/16 " x 2 " x 1-7/16"
Edmonson:Not listed
Security Distilling Co. listed from 1904-1913.

The company and many variants of the glass are described in OASG, p. 165, 166.

The company listed 1904-1913, as Security Distilling Co. (1904-1907, 1910-1913) but just Security Co. 1908-1909.

They are originally shown at 46-48 E Van Buren (1904-1905), then moved to 37 S Water (1906-1910). Street renumbering changes this to 69 E South Water around 1913. Corkscrews from the company show that at some point they were located at 19 W Austin.

Brand names used by this company include: "Father Joseph's Tonic Bitters", and "Security Whiskey."

Company name timeline:
Security Distilling Co. (1904-1907, 1910-1913), Security Co. (1908-1909)

Address timeline:
46-48 E Van Buren (1904-1905), 37 S Water (1906-1910), 69 E South Water (1913)

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