Bottle: Obermeyer & Liebmann, NYC

Object Number: 
2004.43.3
Date: 
1890-1910
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 23.5 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Green glass pint beer bottle with smaller triangular medallion surrounding OL monogram, inscribed "OBERMEYER & LIEBMANN NEW YORK CITY" and below: "REGISTERED / THIS BOTTLE NOT TO BE USED / REFILLED OR SOLD / MUST BE RETURNED"
Gallery Label: 

The New York Times reported on January 16, 1889 that "The firm of Obermeyer Liebman was incorporated to-day, with a capital of $300,000, to operate in New-York and Brooklyn in the manufacture of malt and malt liquors. The Trustees are Joseph Liebmann, Theodore Obermeyer, and Henry Liebmann."

Credit Line: 
Gift of the Shelton Historical Society
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group