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These 2 bottles were identified as being from around the 1912 period when, in 1910, due to Tennessee prohibition, the distillery's production of its Bourbon was moved to St. Louis & Birmingham, Alabama. Although neither of these distilleries ever sold their product, the rare 1912 'Belle of Lincoln' label bears the St. Louis name, and Jack Daniels has over a case in their personal collection.
These 2 bottles appear to be identical. However, upon closer inspection, the labels differ slightly in that there is no gold border around the word “Whiskey” at the bottom of one of the labels. In addition, the embossed lettering on one of the bottles is smaller than on the other and the "7" on the reverse side is in a slightly different shape with no surrounding circle. These 2 bottles are thought to be from 2 different molds of the earliest known late 1800s 'square' bottles. Due to the bottle differences it is conceivable that they were both 'test market' items of the period. Included in this lot is the original turn-of-the-century Jack Daniel owc along with remnants of the original cardboard and tissue.
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NV, Jack Daniel Old Sour Mash Whiskey, Old Time Distillery No. 7, Lynchburg, 1910-1912 bottling, labels read 'guaranteed under the pure food & drugs act June 30 1906', capsules are presumably imports & read in small print 'made in Germany', shoulder fills, includes partial packaging wrappers & some preserved advertising papers, partial owc (2 Quart)
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