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Albany N.Y. Montgomery Wards Barrel WINE Whiskey Root Beer?

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Posted 3 years ago

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Another Saratoga Springs N.Y house find, it has labels on it from Montgomery Wards, Albany N.Y., but I don't know if it contained alcohol or perhaps was a Root Beer/countertop type of barrel. Researched a little bit with no luck. Thank you.

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  1. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 3 years ago
    Hard to tell anything without size reference, it could be full size from the pics here....
  2. Ebay801sportscards, 3 years ago
    It measures 12 inches in diameter across the top and bottom, and is approximately 21 inches long.
  3. Ebay801sportscards, 3 years ago
    I am sorry, I made a mistake when I posted this, it says Montgomery Wards not Woolworths on the barrel....I also confuse these two stores..sorry again!!
  4. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 3 years ago
    can you smell anything when you remove the cork?
  5. Ebay801sportscards, 3 years ago
    Can't smell anything, after I remove the cork, the Montgomery ward label makes me think they sold it retail to a consumer, back in the day, but I don't recall any department type stores selling wine or whisky barrels.
  6. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 3 years ago
    This was probably used in a store display of some sort, Cowboy days or something like that... I think it's great.

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