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CHESTERFIELD (arched, beaded label) / (white-frosted star outline with the top point tucked behind a double frosted circle outline. At center of star is ESTABLISHED / 1849, within circles is STAR DISTILLERY [arched] / TRADE MARK [reverse arched]) / WHISKEY (reverse arched, beaded label)

ID#: RRP5793
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Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Thin-walled shot
Label Type:White-etched and beaded
Dimensions:2-1/8" x 1-15/16" x 1-7/16"
Edmonson:Not listed
Brand Registered:1906
The Star Distillery Co. listed from 1887-1918.

Listed 1887-1918, originally (to 1893) as the Star Distillery Co. They have an ad from 1905 in WP (p. 6) showing them to be "Controllers of Old Oscar Pepper, T.W. Samuels, proprietors of Shenandoah Rye and Piedmont Bourbon, and blenders of 1863 Chesterfield Rye". In 1892, they were drawing spirits from the Latonia Distillery in Milldale, KY (RD #2, 6th District).

In 1913, they took control of the T. W. Samuels distillery in Bardstown.

The 64th annual report of the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce lists Max Hirsch and Simon Hirsch as being associated with this company in 1912. In 1914, the 66th annual report adds Morris Sichel to this list.

Brand names used by this company include: "Chesterfield", "Clarion", "Clarkstown", "Forrest - King", "Franklin Cross Roads", "Golden Blossom", "Hancock", "Hearthstone", "High Sport", "Oakdale", "Piedmont", "Piedmont", "S. Levi", "Shenandoh", "Silver Spoon", "Spring Garden", "Stony Creek", and "York Cliff."

Company name timeline:
Star Distillery (1887-1901), The Star Distillery Co. (1902-1918)

Address timeline:
221 Walnut (1887-1895), 529-531 Walnut (1896-1909), SW cor 3 rd & Race (1910-1914), 1105 Union Trust Building (1915-1916), Room 905, 414 Walnut (1917-1918)

Find out more about The Star Distillery Co.

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