Laktone Cheese Color, 5 Gallon Stoneware Jug From The Preservaline Mfg. Co.
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Laktone Cheese Color, 5 Gallon Stoneware Jug From The Preservaline Mfg. Co.:
Up for offer is a vintage 5 gallon stoneware jug that originally held "LAKTONE CHEESE COLOR, The Perfect Color, made exclusively by The Preservaline Mfg. Co. of New York, San Francisco and Chicago"! A very handsome piece! Strong ink and fairly clear printing! The number "5" is at the top of the jug in ink and the letter "A" is impressed into the neck of the jug as you can see in the pics. We did not find any hairline cracks! Handle is in good shape and secure! You could use the jug for a beautiful piece to display or you could buy a cork and use it as a shoulder jug for your "hooch"! The jug measures about 18 1/2 inches tall, 11 1/2 inches in diameter at the bottom, 2 3/8 inches outside diameter at the spout with a 1 1/8 inside diameter in the spout. The bottom of the jug has some small chips out of the edges as you can see in the pics. The item has the evidence of age and use that you see in the pics. Our research tells us that the Preservaline Manufacturing Company was established in 1877, but please do your own research to verify. We do not know the exact age of this jug. The item will be shipped using Fed Ex ground, so please provide a street address. Alaska and Hawaii please contact us for shipping costs.The item pictured is the exact item you are offerding on. If you have any questions, please let us know.