Holidays.net Online Store

Holdays.net Home


April 17th, 2014
Maundy Thursday

April 18th, 2014
Orthodox Good Friday

April 18th, 2014
Good Friday

April 19th, 2014
Orthodox Holy Saturday

April 19th, 2014
Holy Saturday

April 20th, 2014
Orthodox Easter

April 20th, 2014
Easter Sunday

April 21st, 2014
San Jacinto Day

April 21st, 2014
Easter Monday

April 21st, 2014
Orthodox Easter Monday

April 21st, 2014
Patriot's Day

April 22nd, 2014
Oklahoma Day

April 22nd, 2014
Last day of Passover

April 22nd, 2014
Earth Day

April 23rd, 2014
World Book and Copyright Day

April 23rd, 2014
Administrative Professionals Day

April 25th, 2014
World Malaria Day

April 25th, 2014
Arbor Day

April 26th, 2014
World Intellectual Property Day

April 27th, 2014
Yom HaShoah

April 28th, 2014
World Day for Safety and Health at Work

April 28th, 2014
Confederate Memorial Day

April 29th, 2014
Day to Remember Chemical Warfare Victims

May 1st, 2014
National Day of Prayer

May 1st, 2014
Loyalty Day

May 1st, 2014
Law Day

May 3rd, 2014
World Press Freedom Day

May 4th, 2014
Rhode Island Independence Day

May 5th, 2014
Cinco de Mayo

May 6th, 2014
Yom HaAtzmaut

May 6th, 2014
Primary Election Day Indiana

May 8th, 2014
Time to Remember Lost Lives From World War II

May 8th, 2014
Truman Day

May 9th, 2014
'Confederate Memorial Day' observed

May 10th, 2014
Confederate Memorial Day

May 11th, 2014
Mother's Day

May 13th, 2014
Primary Election Day West Virginia

May 14th, 2014
World Migratory Bird Day

May 15th, 2014
Peace Officers Memorial Day

May 15th, 2014
International Day of Families

May 16th, 2014
National Defense Transportation Day

May 17th, 2014
Armed Forces Day

May 17th, 2014
World Information Society Day

May 18th, 2014
Lag B'Omer

 



Search:

Antique Stoneware: Lee & Green Ginger Beer Bottle, Syracuse, Ny, Ca.1900, *nr* For Sale

Antique Stoneware: Lee & Green Ginger Beer Bottle, Syracuse, Ny, Ca.1900, *nr*

An exceptional glazed Stoneware Blob Top Bottle, ca.1900. The oval transfer on the body reads: LEE & GREEN, ENGLISH BREWED GINGER BEER, SYRACUSE, N.Y., SKEGNESS, BOURNE, SLEAFORD, SPALDING. There is a circular, impressed stamp near the base from the bottle manufacturer: THE ROBINSON MERRILL CO., AKRON, OHIO. There some minor production flaws in the glaze; otherwise in near-mint condition. A fine example that will complement any bottle, stoneware or early advertising collection. Please see photo set for details, close-ups and further description. Measures 2-7/8"W x 6-1/2"H overall; and relatively heavy at approximately 1.4 lbs! Offered with and ships anywhere in the lower 48. Good Luck, and be sure to visit my other sales ending shortly. Some historical information on the Lee & Green - United States connection follows:"The firm of Lee and Green was founded at Sleaford by George Raynard Lee and Arthur Green in 1881. The mineral water bottling enterprise expanded to Spalding in 1886, Bourne in 1891 and Skegness in 1899. In addition to the bottling of superior aerated waters, the firm also specialized in the production of ginger beer, which gained Champion status.Ginger beer of the 18th, 19th and early 20th century was said to have tasted similar to the best champagne, with sparkling effervescence. No wonder this favorite drink of England had crossed the Atlantic by 1790. Ginger beer is fizzy due to the carbon dioxide it contains (a natural by-product of fermentation) and the alcohol content when produced in the traditional process can be as high at 11 percentIt was the demand for English brewed Ginger Beer in America, particularly around New York which saw the firm develop factories in Syracuse and Buffalo in America early in the 20th century.On March 7 1900 Arthur Green sailed on the Oceanic for New York to open a new factory just outside the city, at Syracuse. The firm secured the services of Nelson Anderson as manager of the branch which was at 113 Raynor Avenue. The opening of a further factory at 344-346 Oak Street, Buffalo, New York State, followed in 1904. O L La Due was the treasurer.The American stoneware ginger beer bottles carried a very similar transfer to the English-made bottles used by Lee & Green's Lincolnshire factories, but described it as English-brewed (rather than Champion-brewed) ginger beer and carried either the names Syracuse or Buffalo, and in some cases both American factories. Most of the stoneware bottles used by the American branches were made in the United States.The prospectus published in January 1902, when shares were issued in Lee & Green Ltd, makes no note of the American branches - just the four centers in Lincolnshire.It seems likely that George Lee and Arthur Green continued the American business as a separate enterprise. The American business was later purchased by The Diamond A Ginger Beer Company, which was taken over in 1908 to the Salt City Bottling Company."

Posted with Mobile


Antique Stoneware: Lee & Green Ginger Beer Bottle, Syracuse, Ny, Ca.1900, *nr*

This item has been shown 94 times.

Buy Now

Antique Stoneware: Lee & Green Ginger Beer Bottle, Syracuse, Ny, Ca.1900, *nr*:
$57




Vintage Amber Bartholomay Rochester N.y. Bottle U.s.a Nice Lettering & Graphics  picture
Vintage Amber Bartholomay Rochester N.y. Bottle U.s.a Nice Lettering & Graphics


Monogramed,tooled Blob Top Beer Bottle,light Amethyst,generosa Catalino,philada. picture
Monogramed,tooled Blob Top Beer Bottle,light Amethyst,generosa Catalino,philada.


Antique One Of A Kind Paul Dulbis Milford Connecticut Bottle / Porcelain Stopper picture
Antique One Of A Kind Paul Dulbis Milford Connecticut Bottle / Porcelain Stopper


Vintage Mercury Bottle/beer (ale) Bottle picture
Vintage Mercury Bottle/beer (ale) Bottle


Antique 19th C Stoneware Henry Beck Weiss Brewery Baltimore Small Bottle 7
Antique 19th C Stoneware Henry Beck Weiss Brewery Baltimore Small Bottle 7" Rare


Vintage Welz And Zerweck Brewery Bottle Brooklyn Ny. picture
Vintage Welz And Zerweck Brewery Bottle Brooklyn Ny.


Antique Stoneware Lemon Beer Bottle / Crock picture
Antique Stoneware Lemon Beer Bottle / Crock


Crystal Beer Mug Pre 1900s picture
Crystal Beer Mug Pre 1900s


British Columbia Beer Bottle Amethyst Quart Tooled Crown Top    picture
British Columbia Beer Bottle Amethyst Quart Tooled Crown Top


Vintage Mercury Bottle/ale (beer) Bottle picture
Vintage Mercury Bottle/ale (beer) Bottle