George Schnell


Company Names, addresses, dates1:
  G. Schnell, 218 20th West Georgetown DC (1866-1867)

Notes:
George Schnell sold his tavern to Christian Heurich in Oct 1872. 2 Apparently Schell died soon after that, as Heurich maried Schnell's widow in 1873.3 Schnell is listed in the 1860 census as a Restaurant owner, born 1832 in Bavaria.

Bottles:

schnell book # 633
This is a green 7.3" blob top bottle with applied lip, embossed:
front: G. SCHNELL / WASHINGTON / D.C.
schnell_03 book # 633
This one differs from the one above in the color, and the fact that it has block lettering. It's an aqua 7.3" blob top bottle with applied lip, embossed:
front: G. SCHNELL / WASHINGTON / D.C.
rear: THIS BOTTLE / IS NEVER SOLD
schnell_2 book # 634
This is a green 7.5" squat blob top bottle embossed:
front: G. SCHNELL / WASHINGTON / D.C.
Based on their shapes, this bottle likely held beer, whereas the 2 above likely held soda pop.


1 Boyd's Directory for the District of Columbia (various years)
2 Various web sites such as rustycans
3 This article on the internet



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This page last updated on August 16, 2014.