Wholesale Whiskey Dealers, of Ocala, Florida. This one-gallon jug has a bold blue stencil, light age checkering with a few minor flaws consisting of some stable cracks near the base and side which were apparently made long ago.It is a tight jug with an original handle. Ocala, Florida, which is considered to be one of the best American cities to live in today, is located in Marion County and is known as the horse capital of the world. In 1539, the community was recorded by Spanish conquistadore , Hernando de Soto, and the Native American settlement dates back thousands of years. This jug is a relic of Ocala from about 120 years ago, when Strauss & Co. This jug is a rarity, and is the first example that I have ever handled. It will look good on your shelf and has some stories to tell, if you take the time to do some historical research.
Thank you for your interest in my auctions and listings. The item "STRAUSS & CO. Whiskey Dealers antique stoneware OCALA FLORIDA circa 1900-05 JUG" is in sale since Tuesday, June 23, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Jugs".
The seller is "natchez7" and is located in Starkville, Mississippi. This item can be shipped to United States.