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Fort Sheridan Distilling Co.

$5.00

SKU: 7914
Product Details

Nicely engraved antique stock certificate from the Fort Sheridan Distilling Co. dating back to the early 1900's. This document was printed by J. W. Middleton of Chicago and measures approximately 10 1/2" (w) by 8 1/4" (h).

This certificate's vignette features an eagle on a shield and a staff with a Phrygian cap.

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    Historical Context

    The Fort Sheridan Distilling Co. was incorporated in Illinois in 1906 and had offices in Chicago.

    Primary shareholders were Max Rivitz, Hiram Rivitz and Simon Nickman.

    The company operated a distillery and warehouse, but went bankrupt in 1917.