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CALVERT (frosted letters fitted to an oval) / THE BANNER / MARYLAND (wave) / PURE RYE (wave) / WHISKEY (reverse arched). (All tsp on a frosted tasselled banner hanging from a pole).

ID#: RRP4169
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Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Thin-walled shot
Label Type:Usual white-etched label
Dimensions:2-7/16 " x 2-3/16 " x 1-5/8"
Edmonson:HSG, p. 33, entry #7
Maryland Distilling Co. listed from 1894-1919.

This is a minor text variant that was also produced without gold rim.

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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