Category Archives: Antique cocktail shaker

Bernard Rice’s Sons

In the blog post immediately preceding this one, I discussed Bernard Rice’s family but didn’t discuss Bernard Rice’s Sons’ well known cocktail shakers. A successful cocktail shaker line offered by this firm was the “What’ll yer have?” shaker. Louis Rice’s … Continue reading

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Michael Seips 1885 Patent Cocktail Shaker

In the second half of the 19th century there were industrious individuals trying to come up with a better way of mixing, shaking and straining cocktails. I applaud them for their creativity and contribution to society! A while ago I … Continue reading

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Early Combined Liquor Mixer and Strainer

The following image is of what appears to be an early tin cocktail mixer and strainer. It stands about 6 and 1/2 inches tall with the strainer in the down position.  It has a copper bottom. And it has no … Continue reading

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