THE DATTELBAUM LIQUOR CO., CRIPPLE CREEK, COLORADO
Original SALOON WHISKEY JUG
Circa: 1899 – 1900
Philip L. Dattelbaum, owner / proprietor. Dattlebaum previously owned a saloon with Alexander Weiss at 353 – 355 Bennett Avenue, Cripple Creek, Cripple Creek Gold Mining District, Colorado.
In 1896, Phlip L. Dattelbaum was a bartender at the Silver State Liquor House, 308 Bennett. In 1899 – 1900, Dattelbaum Liquor was located at Corner of 2nd & Masonic, Cripple Creek, Cripple Creek Gold Mining District, Colorado. In 1905, the Dattelbaum Liquor Co. was located at 226-228 E. Bennett Avenue, Cripple Creek, Colorado.
Dimensions of Dattelbaum Liquor Company jug: 8-1/2 inches in height 6 inches in diameter. 1/2-gallon jug
Condition: very good plus to near fine; one small nick in shoulder; two manufacturing errors, including a “potstone” where “Creek, Colo.” is currently stenciled. Potstone from 1899 – 1900. Therefore, only manufacturer’s error is readily evident, and, to some, gives this jug a unique character.
In 1906, Judge William P. Seeds, Teller County Court, sentenced Sam Haas, Jack Frame, and Clayte Watt 9- to 10-year prisons terms each for intending to kill Philip L. Dattelbaum.