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SAXON (in bold block letters)

ID#: RRP5394
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Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Tall, thin-walled shot
Label Type:Usual white-etched label
Dimensions:2-3/4" x 1-15/16" x 1-7/16"
Edmonson:HSG, p. 162, entry #1
Brand Registered:1905
David Sachs & Co. listed from 1872-1919.

D Sachs, M D Sachs, and E Scahs (1891-1896). 1896 letterheads also show S Haas as a aprt of the company.

Their whiskey slogan was "It's All Right" (Snyder, OBM6/74). They were being supplied by the Sunny Brook Distillery of Louisville, KY., but their advertising (see below) claims them to be "Sole Controllers" of the Old Saxon distillery in Marion Co., KY (RD #11, 5th District). A letterhead

dated 1891 also refers to the Oakland Distillery.

Brand names used by this company include: "Alfalfa", "C. O. D.", "Cape May", "Delmonico", "Famous Nottingham", "May Port", "Old David", "Puritan", "Ramona", "Saxon", "Tanglewood", and "Tosca Rye."

Company name timeline:
David Sachs & Co. (1873-1883), David Sachs & Sons (1884-1919)

Address timeline:
88 Market, nr 3 rd (1873), 17 Main, below 1 st (1877-1879), 5(4)0 3 rd, below Main (1880-1881), 152 3 rd (1882-1891), 133 3 rd (1892-1894), 109 W Main (1896-1897), 100 W Main (1902-1903), 109 W Main (1904), 100 W Main (1905), 105 W Main (1907-1919)

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