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CUCKOO / (picture of a bird sitting on a branch with TRADE MARK to either side) / WHISKEY (overlaid with the word) RYE / A BLEND / OF STRAIGHT WHISKIES / GUARANTEED UNDER THE FOOD AND DRUGS ACT / JUNE 30 1906 SERIAL NO 21139 / M. Burke (in script) BOSTON. (ital)

ID#: RRP637
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Glass Category:Liquor advertising
Glass Type:Thin-walled shot
Label Type:Usual white-etched label
Dimensions:2-3/4" x 2-1/16" x 1-7/16"
Edmonson:OASG, p. 54, entry #4
M. Burke listed from 1892-1900.

OASG has the serial # incorrect - 21199.

Listed 1892-1914 (OASG).

A letterhead dated Nov. 1900 indicates that they changed their name to the Rex Distilling Co.

Brand names used by this company include: "Burkedale Bourbon", "Cuckoo", "Fairmount Bourbon", "Harrison Rye", "Laurel Leaf Gin", "Orient Club Bourbon", "Pease Rye", "Sorrento Rye", "Trimore", and "Wayside Rye."

Company name timeline:
M. Burke

Address timeline:
49 Causeway, 145-147 Stanisford St., & 141-145 Merrimac St. (1900)

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