Simon Guggenheim


Company Names, addresses, dates1:
  Simon Guggenheim, 305 4 1/2 street SW (1884-1895)
  Simon Guggenheim, 3033 M street NW (1898-1912)
  S. Guggenheim, 1632 14th street NW
  The Guggenheim Co, 209 11th NW (1925)
  The Guggenheim Co, 3301 K NW (1928-1934)

Notes:
Simon S. Guggenheim was born about 1854 in Germany according to the census. He's listed as a saloon owner in DC directories from 1884-1912. The Guggenheim Co is listed in a 1925 DC phone book under "Bottlers, Carbonated Beverages".

Bottles:

guggenheim_03 book # 282
This is an 8" aqua machine-made crown top bottle embossed:
oval slug plate: PROPERTY OF / THE / GUGGENHEIM CO / WASHINGTON DC
below slug plate: REGISTERED / THIS BOTTLE / NOT TO BE SOLD
back on heel: CONTENTS 7 1/2 FL OZ.
guggenheim_02 book # 283
This is an 8.7" un-embossed machine-made green bottle. The labels are marked:
upper label: EXTRA PALE DRY
main label: EXTRA DRY / NATIONAL / GINGER ALE / INVIGORATING REFRESHING
left side of main label: MINIMUM CONTENTS / 12 OZ
right side of main label: COPYRIGHT 1924 BY / THE GUGGENHEIM CO / WASHINGTON, D.C.
guggenheim_01 book # 284
This is a 9.5" Sun Colored Amethyst lady-leg crown top bottle embossed:
oval slug plate: S. GUGGENHEIM / 1632 / 14TH ST / N.W. / WASH., D.C.
below slug plate: REGISTERED
guggenheim_04 book # 285
This is a 10" aqua machine-made crown top bottle embossed:
heel: THE GUGGENHEIM CO. WASHINGTON, D.C.
base: 20N
The ceramic stopper has no markings on top, but on the bottom it says:
FOR / HUTTER / N.Y. / GERMANY


1 Boyd's Directory for the District of Columbia (various years)



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