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Memphis Mini Jugs

*Compiled by Ed Provine

 

With over 40 years of bottle and Jug collecting experience, Ed has spent countless hours of careful study and research compiling all known bottles and Jugs from Memphis, TN from approximately 1914 and back to its beginning. Here is a listing so far of all the known Mini Jugs from Memphis. All of the bottle listings on the following pages were compiled by Mr. Provine. Thanks!

 

                          MEMPHIS MINIATURE JUGS                                 Revised 1/2/14

 

1.         HAVE A "SMILE" WITH / J. S. ANDREWS LIQUOR CO., / NO. 5 HOWARD ROW, / MEMPHIS, TENN. / OF THEIR"OLD RYE" - Stenciled Beige Jug - 3.25 High

2.         HAVE A "SMILE" WITH / J. S. ANDREWS LIQUOR CO., / MEMPHIS, TENN. / OF THEIR"OLD RYE" - Stenciled Beige Jug - 3.25 High

3.         HAVE A SMILE WITH / J. S. ANDREWS LIQUOR CO. / MEMPHIS, TENN. / NEW ORLEANS, LA. / OF THEIR OLD RYE - Stenciled Beige Jug – 3 High

4.         HAVE A SMILE WITH / J. S. ANDREWS LIQUOR CO. / MEMPHIS, TENN. / NEW ORLEANS, LA. - Stenciled On Brown & Beige Jug Bank – 4.13 High

5.         GEO ARNOLD & CO / PURE / VINEGAR'S / MEMPHIS / TENN. - Scratched Brown Jug - 3.13 High

6.         *B & H* / JOHN / HOPKINS / RYE - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug – 3.19 High

7.         *B & H* / JOHN / HOPKINS / RYE - Stenciled Beige Jug – 3 High

8.          *B & H* / NELSON CLUB / . . WHISKEY . . - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug – 3.25 High

9.         <B & H> / OAK FOREST. - Stenciled On Beige Jug – 3 High

10.       *B & H* / PEABODY CLUB / FINE / ..WHISKEY.. - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug - 3.25 High

11.       *B. & H.* / PEABODY CLUB / FINE / .. WHISKEY.. - Stenciled Beige Jug – 3.25 High  

12.      B & H / PEABODY CLUB / FINE / ..WHISKEY.. - Stenciled Beige Jug – 3.25 High

13.      *B & H* / PEABODY CLUB / FINE WHISKEY - Stenciled Beige Jug – 3.25 High

14.      <B & H> / PEABODY CLUB. - Stenciled On Beige Jug – 3 High

15.      ELDENS / FAVORITE / WHISKEY / BOTTO BIANCHI & CO. - Scratched Brown Jug - 2.63 High

16.      CENTURY / LIQUOR & CIGAR CO. / 224-224 ½ MAIN ST. / MEMPHIS, .. TENN – Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug – 2.75 High

17.      CLARENDON HOTEL / MEMPHIS, TENN / OLD J. H. CUTTER - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug – 3 High

18.      UNCLE SAM / $2.50 PER GALLON / M. L. CLAY LIQUOR CO. / MEMPHIS - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug - 3.25 High

19.      OLD LOG CABIN / WHISKE / C. A. DAMMANN & CO - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug – 3 High

20.      THE O. L. GREGORY / VINEGAR CO. / ELKO COUNTY / PURE APPLE JUICE / VINEGAR / PADUCAH KY. // COMPLIMENTS OF DAY & BAILEY GRO. CO. / DISTRIBUTORS / MEMPHIS, TENN. - Stenciled Beige Jug - 3.13 High

21.      OLD / DOMINICK / WHISKEY - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug Bank - 4.13 High

22.      J. W. M. FIELD & SONS / CHAMPION WHISKEY / 276 FRONT STREET / MEMPHIS – TENN. – Stenciled Beige Jug -

23.      ATHLETIC CLUB / WHISKEY / GOODMAN, BROS / MEMPHIS TENN – Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug – 3.25 High

24.      COMPLIMENTS OF / P. HARVEY, / 143 POPLAR ST. - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug – 3.5 High

25.      3 LB MERCURY, / HESSIG - ELLIS / DRUG CO. / MEMPHIS, TENN - Stenciled On Beige Round Shouldered Jug No Handle - 3.5 High

26.      2 LB. MERCURY. / HESSIG - ELLIS / DRUG CO. / MEMPHIS TENN. - Stenciled Beige Jug No Handle - 3.5 High

27.      1 LB. MERCURY. / HESSIG - ELLIS / DRUG CO. / MEMPHIS TENN. - Stenciled Beige Jug No Handle – 3.13 High

28.      1 LB. MERCURY. / HESSIG - ELLIS / DRUG CO. - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug No Handle - 3.25 High

29.      1 LB. MERCURY. / HESSIG ELLIS DRUG CO - Stenciled Brown & Beige Cone Top Jug No Handle - 3.38 High

30.      H Z HIRSH / LIQUOR DEALER / 80 BEALE ST / MEMPHIS – Scratched Brown Jug -

31.      JOHN / HOPKINS / RYE - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug - 3.13 High

32.      ISELE BROS, PROPR’S / HOTEL CLARENDON / MEMPHIS, TENN – Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug – 3.25 High

33.      COMPLIMENTS OF / A.C. JOHNSON, / 137 POPLAR ST. - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug - 3.5 High

34.      JONES & CO. / 52 BEALE ST. / MEMPHIS – TENN. – Stenciled Beige Jug – 3 High

35.      ELLIS JONES DRUG CO. / MEMPHIS TENN. - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug No Handle - 3.25 High

36.      ELLIS JONES DRUG CO. / MEMPHIS TENN. - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug No Handle – 3.75 High

37.      PINE HILL STRAIGHT WHISKEY / JAMES LONGINOTTI & CO. / MEMPHIS, TENN. - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug – 3 High

38.      “PINE HILL / STRAIGHT WHISKEY / JAMES LONGINOTTI & CO, / MEMPHIS, TENN. - Stenciled Beige Jug – 3.13 High

39.      COMPLIMENTS / MEMPHIS / STONEWARE CO. - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug - 3.25 High

40.      COMPLIMENTS OF / NAGELS, WHOLESALE / GRO. 141 MAIN ST. – Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug – 3.13 High

41.      EMIL NATHAN & CO / CREAM OF THE STILL / MEMPHIS, TENN / OLD BOURBON - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug – 3 High

42.      OAK FOREST / FINE / WHISKEY – Stenciled Beige Jug – 3.25 High

43.      COMPLIMENTS OF / A. W. OSTERLOH, / BASS & DUNLAP ST. – Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug – 3.25 High

44.      F. OZANNE, / 205-207 MAIN ST. / MEMPHIS, TENN. - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug Bank - 3.63 High

45.      F. OZANNE, / 205 & 207 MAIN ST / MEMPHIS TENN - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug Bank No Handle & Pointed Top- 3.56 High

46.      COMPLIMENTS / OF / F. OZANNE. - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug Bank - 3.5 High

47.      OZARK / PURE VINEGAR / MEMPHIS / P. H. M. - Scratched Brown Jug – 3 High

48.      OZARK CIDER & / VINEGAR CO / MEMPHIS, TENN - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug – 3 High

49.      OZARK / DEACON, BROWN / VINEGAR – Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug – 2.63 High

50.      OZARK FRUIT CO. / PARSON SLOAN / PURE APPLE VINEGAR / MEMPHIS, TENN. – Stenciled Beige Jug – 3.25 High

51.      "PARSON SLOAN" / PURE / APPLE VINEGAR / MEMPHIS, - TENN. - Stenciled Beige Jug - 3.25 High

52.      PARSON SLOAN / PURE / APPLE VINEGAR / MEMPHIS, TENN. – Stenciled  Brown & Beige Jug – 3.25 High

53.      PEABODY CLUB / FINE / ..WHISKEY.. - Stenciled Beige Jug – 3.25 High

54.      COMPLIMENTS OF / E. E. ROBERTS & CO. / 13 UNION ST. / MEMPHIS, TENN. - Stenciled Beige Jug - 3.25 High

55.      MERRY XMAS / 1897 / O.K. ROBERTSON / THE GROCER - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug – 3.19 High

56.      E. ROSENHEIN / 80 BEALE ST / MEMPHIS / TENN. - Scratched On Brown Jug - 4 High – Half Pint

57.      S. ROSENHEIN / 178 MAIN ST / MEMPHIS / TENN. - Scratched On Brown Jug - 4 High – Half Pint

58.      COMPLIMENTS OF / A. SCHEIDT / VANCE & DESOTA STS / MEMPHIS TENN - Scratched Brown Jug - 3.38 High

59.      COMPLIMENTS OF / W. C. STIERLE / MEMPHIS, TENN - Stenciled Brown & Beige Jug – 1886-1900

60.      COMPLIMENTS OF / TUCKER & / McCORMACK, / MEMPHIS, - TENN. – Stenciled Beige Jug – 3.13 High 

61.      5 LB. MERCURY / VAN VLEET - MANSFIELD / DRUG CO. MEMPHIS,-TENN. - Stenciled Beige Jug No Handle - 4.5 High – Half Pint

62.      5 LB MERCURY / VAN VLEET - MANSFIELD / DRUG CO., / MEMPHIS,-TENN. - Stenciled Beige Jug No Handle - 4.75 High – Half Pint

63.      2 LB. MERCURY. / VAN VLEET - MANSFIELD / DRUG CO., / MEMPHIS, - TENN. - Stenciled Beige Jug No Handle - 3.5 High

64.      2 - LB MERCURY / VAN VLEET - MANSFIELD / DRUG CO. / MEMPHIS, TENN. - Stenciled Gray Jug No Handle - 3.38 High

65.      2 LB. MERCURY FROM / VAN VLEET / MANSFIELD, DRUG CO. - Stenciled Beige Jug No Handle - 3.75 High

66.      1 LB. MERCURY / VAN VLEET - MANSFIELD / DRUG CO. / MEMPHIS, TENN. - Stenciled Beige Jug No Handle - 2.75 High

67.      1 LB. MERCURY. / VAN VLEET / MANSFIELD DRUG CO. / MEMPHIS, * TENN. – Stenciled Beige Jug No Handle – 2.88 High

68.      1 LB. MERCURY FROM / VAN VLEET - MANSFIELD / DRUG CO., / MEMPHIS, TENN. - Stenciled Beige Jug No Handle - 2.75 High

69.      1 LB. MERCURY FROM / VAN VLEET- MANSFIELD / DRUG CO. MEMPHIS, TENN. - Stenciled On Beige Jug No Handle – 3.31 High

70.      1 LB. MERCURY JUG / VAN VLEET - MANSFIELD / DRUG CO, / MEMPHIS, TENN. - Stenciled Beige Jug No Handle - 3.25 High

71.      COMPLIMENTS / OF / S. L. WADLEY / COR. / MONROE & MARSHALL AVE. / MEMPHIS – Scratched Brown Jug -

72.      COMPLIMENTS OF / DRUMMER PUNCH / WILSON - WARD CO. / COTTON FACTORS / MEMPHIS, TENN. - Stenciled Beige Jug - 3.13 High

 

 

 

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