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
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 10,1991
Location Room 9, Shelf 22
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
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
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
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.