Monthly Archives: January 2019

Message to Someone Somewhere

I occasionally search online for interesting cocktail shakers and came across the Cartier shaker shown below: What got my attention were the many signatures on the shaker as well as the prominently displayed initials “J.R.H.” at the top with the … Continue reading

Posted in April 27, 1940, August Heckscher, Frederic W. Lassiter, Gustave Heckscher, Horace W. Davis, J R H, John R. Hersey, JRH, Pulitzer Prize, Robert Train, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

You-Mix-It

I started to do research on a little glass bottle which had a glass tube within it and the words “You-Mix-It” embossed diagonally across the front. There was foil over the top which read “Manhattan” and “Not Genuine If Seal … Continue reading

Posted in Creme Yvette, Didier Bartenders Guide, Princess Cocktail, ready to serve cocktail, Symphony Cocktails, Uncategorized, You Mix It | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Quaker Silver Company

I knew nothing about the Quaker Silver Company until I came in the possession of a 12 inch long sterling silver cocktail stirrer. The back of the very shallow round bowl had hallmarks which were a “Q” and a crown … Continue reading

Posted in Belle Kogan, Harold K. Green, James W. Jennings, Quaker Silver Co., Uncategorized, Williams & Green | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments