100 y/o J. A. Dougherty's and Sons Whiskey
We have a pint bottle of J. A. Dougherty's and Sons Whiskey, with the seal still intact. We haven't had any luck through extensive reseach on the internet finding out information about this bottle of whiskey. Does anybody know if it's worth anything or how to get a value on it? Thanks.
The front label says it was made in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Bond Distillery No. 2 !st Dist of Penna. Produced my A Overholt & Company, Distillery No. 3, 23rd Dist. of Pa.The label says it's 13 summers old, superior quality for medicinal use only.
The back label says Rx Spiritus Frumenti, 100 proof. Distilled by A. Overholt& Co. Disteller no. 3 23rd Dist of PA.
This bottle has been filled and stamp;edd under provisions of the Act of Congress, approved March 3, 1897. entitles An Act to allow the bottling of distilled spirits in Bond" and the provisions of the act of February 17, 1922. Any person who shall reuse this bottle for the purpose of containing distilled spirits, without removing and destroying the stamp affixed to this bottle, or who shall reuse the stamp affixed to this bottle, will be liable for each such offence to a fine of not less that One Hundred Dollars. or more than One Thousand Dollars, and to imprisonment for not more than two years.
BOTTLED IN BOND BY
DOUGHERTY DISTILLERY WAREHOUSE CO.INC.
(illegible) PERMIT NO PA (illegible)
MADE PRIOR TO JAN (illegible) 1920
FOR MEDICINAL PURPOSES ONLY
SALE OR USE FOR OTHER PURPOSES WILL
CAUSE HEAVY PENALTIES TO BE INFLICTED.
THE METAL SEAL MAS PRINTED UPON IT:
U.S. PAT-CAN. PAT- MEX PAT 1926
MADE IN USA