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    Found this interesting old box at estate sale

    I found this old box at an estate sale. It was being used as a tool box. I just thought it is interesting because it has dates and historical information on it.Click image for larger version. 

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    Looks like a prohibition era box.
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    Sir

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    Great find.
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    Oh yeah, that's cool!
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    sweet find

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    There's some information about Joseph S. Finch and Co. in Pennsylvania online. This page has a history of Pennsylvania distilleries and Finch is mentioned in the 5th-to-the-last paragraph. Quite interesting, and cool box.
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    Awesome piece good fund

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    Nice box.

    Ethanol was distilled for non-drinking purposes - medical, industrial, etc and was not then nor today subject to the same taxes as spirits for consumption. However, it was sometimes used for drinks anyway, for the cost-savings. Much as "off-road" diesel is today. Confession: I once used some "excess" ethanol used for dehydrating samples, to spike the punch at a grad school Halloween bash...(I don't recommend this unless you are 100% sure there is no additive that makes the ethanol undrinkable).
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    Apparently the url did not take when I posted this reply a couple of months ago. Let's try again. Interesting reading.
    American Whiskey: Distillers of Western Pennsylvania - Button Up Your Overholt, When The Wind Blows Free...

 

 

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