WELCOME TO COAST TO COAST ANTIQUES! "Good / Samaritan / Brandy - Gentyr, Slote & Co / New York" historical flask, deep olive, plump chestnut form with an applied mouth with ring and a large red iron pontil scar. Per Mark Vuono's informative article, "Appreciate'Lettered' Flasks", AB&GC, Dec. 2014, he rates this flask as, "very rare and possibly extremely rare". A 2017 barn find at the historic Darlington Farm, Delaware County, PA.
This flask is believed to be only the third example to be offered in more than 20 years. A very difficult flask to find, and one that is equally important to whiskey collectors being a private mold pontiled whiskey. This example has bold embossing, and more importantly, great history behind it.
As noted above, the bottle was a 2017 barn find at the historic Darlington Farm (Delaware County, PA). In 1922, the farm was bought by Charles Wood the founder of Wawa Dairy. Size - Approximately 6 + 3/4 inches tall. Condition - Age appropriate, typical light wear, see photos for compete assessment.
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The seller is "coasttocoast_antiques_nh" and is located in Newport, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.