1. 1 Pt. Stoneware Whiskey Jug

    1 Pt. Stoneware Whiskey Jug

    This is a 1 Pt. whiskey jug that I excavated on the site of an old speakeasy that operated in the early 1920's. It was most certainly used to store illicitly manufactured/imported alcohol during prohibition. Found June 16th 2023.
  2. Two 1 Pt. Stoneware Whiskey Jugs, Clay Pipe Bowl, Clay Marbles, Silver Dime, etc.

    Did some digging last evening on the site of an old 1920's speakeasy. From my past excavations here it is clear they had a good time up until the summer of 1924 when the artifacts abruptly stop (last dated newspaper from August 24th 1924). Anyway here are some of the finds from my latest dig...
  3. One Gallon Stoneware Jug

    One Gallon Stoneware Jug

    An unmarked one gallon stoneware jug I excavated on April 26th 2023.
  4. McCoy 5 Gallon Stoneware Jug

    McCoy 5 Gallon Stoneware Jug

    This is a 5 gallon stoneware jug I excavated on Feb. 15. It was made by the McCoy Sanitary Stoneware Company, likely some time between 1910-1930. It is white with a brown glazed top and features a small blue number 5 within a crest topped by the letter M (for McCoy).
  5. Jug, Blob, Med, Key, etc.

    Jug, Blob, Med, Key, etc.

    Finds of January 27th 1. Parker's Hair Balsam 2. Peer-Amid Re Umberto 3. Fred Schierenbeck Bottling Co. 403-405 East 101 Street. 4. One Gallon Stoneware Jug 5. A little whiskey sampler 6. Brass key
  6. Jug and Two 19th C. Blob Bottles

    Jug and Two 19th C. Blob Bottles

    Bottles are from left to right: 1. The John Eichler Brewing Co. (clear variant) 2. A. Hüpfel's Son's 3. 1 gallon stoneware jug, no markings.
  7. 1890's Blob-Top Beer Bottle + Others

    1890's Blob-Top Beer Bottle + Others

    The bottles include: 1. H. Straehle of New Rochelle, N.Y. 2. Solution Citrate of Magnesia 3. Theo Young of 165th & 166th St Union Ave N.Y. 4. Bailis Bros. of Mt. Vernon (Registered 1929) 5. Mt. Vernon Dairy Co. Inc. of Irvington, N.J. 6. Coca-Cola of New Bern, North Carolina
  8. Whiskey Jug

    Whiskey Jug

    These are all finds from a relic hunt I conducted on April 14th 2022. A complete whiskey jug from the late 19th to turn of the 20th century, a Dundee Marmalade jar, a slug-plate embossed blob-top beer bottle, brass skeleton key, and an old tobacco pipe.
  9. W.T. Copeland & Sons Water Jug

    I'm helping my mother clear out some of her collectibles and I am looking for anyone who may have information about the value of this W.T. Copeland & Sons pitcher. From the research I've done, it was made in London somewhere around 1860-1890.

    We used to to study in History, 1811 Antique But whats so special in it?This precious thing belongs to a Grand Woman but nothing can be explained. Please advise whats good about it. rgds
  11. Clay pitcher ID help please

    Hoping someone can help me ID this older pitcher. I am guessing it is made of clay but not sure. It has the number 232 on bottom. Item is about 8 inches or so tall. Thanks for any help.
  12. Wooden whiskey jug???

    I found this at a yard sale the other day and the person I was with told me it was on old whiskey jug. Can anyone confirm this? I can't find anything on the internet that resembles this. Also what is it worth?
  13. "Old" jug found off Long Island, NY

    Ancient looking "terra cotta" jug found off Long Island, NY Hello All, I'm new to the site, but you guys came highly recommended. I'm hoping you can help with ID on object. A friend brought this jug into work today for me to ID and I have no idea what it is and whether it is even authentic...
  14. Does anyone know this maker? Japanese? Enamel Pitcher...Has makers mark

    Just wondering if anyone knows this makers mark. I believe it says "Japan". Has a pat pending #, but I cannot find anything about it. Also, the age of this piece. It seems to be from the 40s, but I could be mistaken. Thanks!
  15. Driving Me Crazy!

    Driving Me Crazy! Pottery Mark I have been driving myself crazy trying to figure out the maker mark of this piece. I am fairly new to collection but have many books about maker marks and whatnot but cannot find it anywhere. It doesn't help that I can't read what it says on the bottom. The...