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Object ID 004160

Object Name Jung Brewing Co. Amber Bottle

Object Desc Dark amber Jung Brewing Co. beer bottle. Manufactured by W.F. & S, Milwaukee. Bottle has embrossed lettering and plain gold bottle cap.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY004146

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Breweries


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 10,1991


Location Room 9, Shelf 22

Object Date

Start Year Range 1910

End Year Range 1920

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords beer,Jung Brewing Co.,bottles,

Title Jung Brewing Co. Amber Bottle

Description Dark amber Jung Brewing Co. beer bottle manufactured by W.F. & S. The front of the bottle is embrossed with the company logo and name; the Jung logo being a upside down leaf with the word 'Jung' written in cursive in the center. Directly below the leaf logo are the words "Trade Mark" and under the trade mark "Jung" is embrossed largely. Under 'Jung' reads "Br'g. Co. / Milwaukee". On the bottom of the bottle "W.F & S. Mil" is embrossed into the glass above the number two. The bottle also has a gold colored bottle cap which has some rust at the top. Lettering on the bottle has been painted over since has been removed (some small evidence of paint still remains)


Approx Collection Date

Height 9.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 2.5

Circumference 8.75

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Jung Brewing Co.

Maker Details In 1896, Philipp Jung purchased the Obermann Brewing Company at Fifth and Cherry Streets in Milwaukee, where he established The Jung Brewing Company. This firm grew and outlived its founder, finally closing because of Prohibition.

Maker Mark Jung Br'g. Co. Milwaukee


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Image Caption CMY4146



Date APR 24,2016

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Nicole Burdick

Notes Glass is very minimal scratching and oxidization. Lettering has been painted over but has been removed - some paint is still evident in small crevasses of lettering.