A.W. Jacob


Company Names, addresses, dates1:
  A.W. Jacob, 501 Main Street, Danville VA
  A.W. Jacob, 425 Main St., Danville VA
  A.W. Jacob, Danville VA

Notes:
The following information is from rdricketts blog1:
An advertisement stated that Jacob's pharmacy was established in 1848.
A 1914 Newspaper clipping showed a soda fountain photo of Jacob's Drug Store, and said it was on Main St. where Kresge's 5 and 10 cent store was later located.
In 1902, A.W. Jacob was located at 425 Main Street, next to the Masonic Temple.

Bottles:

jacob_03 These are clear 6.5" and 3.3" bottles embossed:
vertical slug plate: A W Jacob / DRUGGIST / DANVILLE VA
base: C L G CO
jacob_01 This bottle has similar embossing to the one above, but it's a different shape/style. It is a clear 3.7" bottle embossed:
vertical slug plate: A W Jacob / DRUGGIST / DANVILLE VA
base: PAT ?
jacob_02 This bottle differs from the ones above in that it includes "& Co" after "A.W. Jacob". It is a clear 3.75" bottle embossed:
vertical slug plate: A W Jacob & Co / DRUGGIST / DANVILLE, VA.
base: PAT DEC 13 87 / C L G CO 5


1 Early Danville Drugstores on rdricketts blog.




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This page last updated on April 27, 2016.