December 19th, 2014 International South-South Cooperation Day December 20th, 2014 International Human Solidarity Day December 21st, 2014 December Solstice December 24th, 2014 Christmas Eve December 24th, 2014 Last day of Chanukah December 25th, 2014 Christmas Day December 26th, 2014 Kwanzaa December 31st, 2014 New Year's Eve January 1st, 2015 New Year's Day January 3rd, 2015 Prophet's Birthday January 6th, 2015 Epiphany January 7th, 2015 Orthodox Christmas Day January 13th, 2015 Stephen Foster Memorial Day January 14th, 2015 Orthodox New Year January 16th, 2015 Lee Jackson Day January 19th, 2015 Confederate Memorial Day January 19th, 2015 Martin Luther King Day January 19th, 2015 Robert E Lee's Birthday January 19th, 2015 Civil Rights Day January 19th, 2015 Idaho Human Rights Day
Early Western "wormser / San Francisco" Whiskey Flask For Sale
Early Western "WORMSER / SAN FRANCISCO" Whiskey Flask
This whiskey was a favorite among 19th century miners in both California and Nevada as evidenced by where these bottles turn-up. This one was found on the Western side of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Northern California in 2002.
These are one of the oldest embossed Western whiskey bottles and not a commonly found item. Embossing reads: “WORMSER BROS. / SAN FRANCISCO” on two vertical lines. Hand blown into a two part mold in a golden amber colored glass, circa 1867-71. It has an applied double collar top and a smooth concave base. Size is a little bigger than a pint measuring 8-1/2" tall x 3-3/4" wide. This is an excellent example that’s been a part of my collection since finding it little over ten years ago. It’s totally free of any defects, scratches, satin or wear. Very lightly professionally cleaned inside and out retaining full glass character & surface texture. Likely contained "Golden Sheaf" bourbon that was promoted by the company in the later part of 1867. This is a very nice Western flask in the best of condition that's sure to please.
The firm of Wormser Bros. was located on the corner of California and Front Streets in San Francisco and listed as importers and jobbers of wines and liquors. Established in 1856 by Isaac Wormser, who was president of the company and his brother Lewis the manager. In 1864 Lewis left San Francisco and his brother Simon took over management of the company. In October of 1867, during Simon’s management of the firm, they trademarked the “Golden Sheaf” brand of whiskey. By 1872 the Wormser Bros. business was sold to the firm of Braeg Frank and Dallemand.
Buyer pays $10.85 Postal Service Priority Mail shipping, Packaging, Tracking in the U.S. Insurance optional, buyer
assumes all shipping liability for uninsured items. Payment due
within 7 days of sale closeing. However if you need longer,
extended payment time may be arranged prior to any sale ending. Payments other than PayPal gladly accepted if you choose.
CLICK HERE TO GO TO OUR WEBSITE AT:
We offer only quality 19th century antique bottles and fully guarantee the authenticity and stated condition of all our items. We know the importance of condition descriptions and describe all items accurately along with crystal clear pictures so there's no disapointments. We try to make our sales fun for buyers and give them the advantage by not using reserves or employing phony offers. Everything starts at .99 and always goes to the highest buyer.
Buyers have a unconditional money back guarantee if not completely
satisfied, providing item is returned in same condition as shipped and
within 14 days days upon receipt.
Always happy to answer any questions or provide additional photos.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR CURRENT
sales.THANKS FOR LOOKING !
This item has been shown times.
Early Western "wormser / San Francisco" Whiskey Flask: $382