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Posted 3 years ago

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loup70
(6 items)

I found this a short time ago. It is a cast iron mechanical match receiver
with the logo of Nabor, Alfs & Brune, a San Francisco Whiskey Company
in the late 1800s. Their bottles are desirable, but sadly there is little in the way of other advertisement pieces. I have been told that there a couple of shot glasses with the company logo, but that seems to be the extent of it.
As of this date the item you are looking at is believed to be the ONLY DOCUMENTED PIECE OF ITS KIND. This was made by Sargent in Connecticut circa: 1890. If you have any imput I would love to hear from you.

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  1. Ilikeart Ilikeart, 3 years ago
    Very unique find, never seen anything like it.
  2. loup70, 3 years ago
    Ilikeart - I have talked with major Calif. whiskey collectors and the match receiver clubs around the country and no one has seen another.
  3. Stonie Stonie, 3 years ago
    This is crazy, I just seen one in a Antique shop today, I may have to go back and get it.
  4. loup70, 3 years ago
    If you don't, let me know where
  5. Stonie Stonie, 3 years ago
    I'm going back by the place next week, I think it may have been one like it but made to pick up toothpicks like the one on Ebay right now.
  6. loup70, 3 years ago
    Mine was made to pickup toothpicks. The part that is important is the name Nabors,Alf & Brune S.F. There were other companies that used this cast iron bird for advertisment. They are not in the same league
  7. loup70, 3 years ago
    Stonie
    Just ran the name nabor,alfs & brune on ebay no items known. Look at my photos.
    Toothpick in beak plus the name of the distillery
  8. Stonie Stonie, 3 years ago
    Go here, I have a feeling this may of been what I seen

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/350515615352?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649#ht_500wt_1202
  9. Shawnl86 Shawnl86, 3 years ago
    Looks like a Great piece to Display! Def High Quaility!
  10. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 2 years ago
    I just noticed this, what a find, never seen anything like it, would love to find one !!

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