Company Names, addresses, dates1:
H. Benzler, 933 D NW (1885-1896)
H. Benzler, 923/927 Temperance Hall alley NW (1886-1897)
Herman Benzler appears in Washington DC (Boyds) directories at 3 different addresses (933 D, 923 Temperance Hall, and 927 Temperance Hall) between 1885 and 1897. His address seemed to bounce around between these 3 addresses - maybe he owned all 3?
book # 69
This is a 9" light-aqua blob top embossed:
oval slug plate: H. BENZLER / ('HB' inside a star) / WASHINGTON, D.C.
back: REGISTERED / THIS BOTTLE / NOT TO BE SOLD
book # 70
This is a 9.5" light-aqua crown top embossed:
round slug plate: H. BENZLER / ('HB' inside a star) / REGISTERED / WASHINGTON, D.C.
below slug plate: THIS BOTTLE NOT TO BE SOLD