Conducted a short dig this afternoon at the 1910-era site. Uncovered three bottles including a large circle slug blob:
From left to right:
1. Charles J. Fritz Bowery Bay House 924-926 Steinway Ave. L.I.C.
2. The John Eichler Brewing Co.
3. The Ebling Brewing Co. New York.
John Eichler in...
Discovered an amazing new place! Began probing around in the clay and I hear *tink!* dig around and low and behold - a circle slug plate embossed whiskey flask!
The flask reads: "Honest Measure Simon Strauss Inc 221-223 W 116th ST 467 Columbus Ave N.Y. One Half Pint"
Also found a...
Found this today. It is a hand-tooled flask with a circle slug plate embossing that reads: Edward Rafter Importer New York City.
Can't find any information about Mr. Rafter or his imports buisness, perhaps it was just a short lived enterprise.
The Gallagher Stores were a small chain of grocery stores that operated for a short time in New York City from 1902 until their closure in 1906. This is one of their tooled-lip, strap-sided, slug plate-embossed alcohol flasks.