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L. CRADDOCK & CO. (arched and tsp on the upper half of a frosted oval outline) / TRADE LC&Co (monogram on a frosted shield) MARK / DALLAS, TEXAS (reverse arched on the lower half of the oval: grain stalks appear on either side) / L. CRADDOCK & CO. / DALLAS, TEXAS.

ID#: RRP3539
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Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Thin-walled shot
Label Type:Usual white-etched label
Dimensions:2-3/8" x 1-15/16" x 1-1/2"
Edmonson:Not listed
L Craddock & Co. listed from 1878-1910.

The 1878 listing is of a Saloon.

Lemuel Craddock, President; Clause S Staten, Secretary (1901). The company was established in 1875 and they claimed to be the "Largest Shippers Of Whiskey To Consumers In The State" (information wooden advertising corkscrew cover). Edmonson suggests that Craddock died in 1909 (OASG, p. 273), although he's still listed in the City Directory in 1910.

Brand names used by this company include: "Craddock's 87 Rye", "Craddock's 92 S. M.", "Kentucky Bokay", "Melba Pure Rye", and "Old Eighty Seven."

Company name timeline:
Lemuel Craddock (1878-1886), L Craddock & Co. (1901-1910)

Address timeline:
NW cor Main & Austin (1878), 413-415 Main & 716 Main (1884-1886), 227 Elm & 226 Pacific Ave (1901), 229-231 Elm & 228-232 Pacific Ave (1910)

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