Marcy Brothers / Arlington County Dairy


Company Names, addresses, dates1:
  Arlington County Dairy, 2701 Wilson Blvd, Clarendon VA (1925-1948)

Notes:
The Arlington County Dairy was at the 2701 Wilson Blvd (corner of Wilson Blvd & Danville Street) from 1925 to 1947. It was sold to the Alexandria County Dairy at the end of 19471.
The Dairy was founded by 3 brothers: Julius Marcey, Harvey Lee Marcey, and Curtus Marcey2.


Marcy Brothers Bottles:

marcey_01 This is a 7.25" tall, clear, 1-pint milk bottle. It is embossed:
front on top: ACD (in a circle) / ONE PINT / LIQUID
front in a round slugplate: ARLINGTON COUNTY DAIRY / MARCEY BROS. / INC. / CLARENDON, VA.
below the round slugplate: REGISTERED
rear: SEALED / BI
base: ACD
marcey_05 These are very similar to the bottle above, except for minor differences in the embossing. They differ from each other in that one has "ACD" in a circle, and the other has "M" in the circle. They're both 7.25" tall, clear, 1-pint milk bottles. They are embossed:
front on top (left bottle): ACD (in a circle) / ONE PINT / LIQUID
front on top (right bottle): M (in a circle) / ONE PINT / LIQUID
front in a round slugplate: ARLINGTON COUNTY DAIRY / MARCEY BROS. / INC. / SEALED II / CLARENDON, VA.
below the round slugplate (left bottle): MTC REGISTERED IIS4
below the round slugplate (right bottle): MTC S II
rear: (circle)
base: ACD
marcey_03 This is similar to the bottles above, but it's the 1/2-pint size. It's 5.5" tall, clear, and embossed:
front on top: ACD (in a circle) / HALF PINT / LIQUID
front in a round slugplate: ARLINGTON COUNTY DAIRY / MARCEY BROS. / INC. / SEALED II / CLARENDON, VA.
below the round slugplate: REGISTERED
base: ACD
marcey_02 This is a 7.25" tall, clear, 1-pint milk bottle. It is embossed:
front: ARLINGTON / COUNTY / DAIRY
rear: ACD / Safe for Babies
base: ACD
marcey_04 This is a 6.8" tall, clear, 1-pint milk bottle - it's shorter but wider than the other 1-pint milks shown on this page. It is embossed:
in script: Arlington Dairy / Arlington, Va.
front heel: ONE PINT LIQUID
rear heel: REGISTERED
base: 2099-1B 41


Other items:
lid_01 This is a 2.25" diameter cardboard bottle lid, wih blue & red markings. It says:
lid: ARLINGTON COUNTY DAIRY / 2701 WILSON BLVD. / ARLINGTON, VA. / PASTEURIZED / GRADE A MILK / HOMOGENIZED / MARCEY BROS. INC. / QUALITY & SERVICE GUARANTEED
lid_02 This is a 1.7" diameter cardboard bottle lid with blue & red markings. It says:
lid: ARLINGTON COUNTY DAIRY / TUBERCULIN / TESTED / GRADE A RAW MILK / MARCEY BROS. INC. / CLARENDON VIRGINIA / WALNUT 8530 CLARENDON 90
lid_03 This is a 2.25" diameter cardboard bottle lid with blue & red markings. It says:
lid: ARLINGTON COUNTY DAIRY / PASTEURIZED / GRADE A MILK / Quality Service GUARANTEED / MARCEY BROS. INC. / 2701 WILSON BLVD. ARLINGTON, VA.


1 Washington Post article on Jan 1, 1947
2 Washington Post obituary on Jun 27, 1947



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This page last updated on July 14, 2017.