Snyder shows the Louis Hunter 1870 brand being used by J & A Freiberg of Cincinnati. "Golden Wedding" was a Jos S Finch & Co. brand (Pittsburgh, PA). "Old Oaken Bucket" was registered to Charles Stutts Co. of Savannah, GA, although J & A Freiberg were using it also.
Thomas gives a history of the company in WBO=W:
Jaffe & Co. originated in Healdsburg, CA, established on June 26, 1886, when Louis Jaffe purchased the Pridham vineyards. The company established its Seattle branch on August 4, 1889, orginally operating from a tent on Old Mill St. because a fire had destroyed much of the city. State Prohibition shut down the Seattle operations in 1915, but Louis moved to San Francisco and ran a retail and mail-order business from there until enactment of national Prohibition laws.
Jaffe & Co. also operated a saloon and wholesale outlets in Spokane, WA.
The company used the brand name: "Louis Hunter 1870."
Business name timeline:
L Jaffe & Co. (1890-1895), L Jaffe & Co. Inc. (1899-1914)
119 S 3 rd (1890-1895),115-119 2 nd Ave S (1899-1914)
Business category timeline (abbreviations decoded below):
Years that company appeared in directories
Years directories were consulted
Seattle directory notes
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1890, 1891, 1893, 1895, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1906, 1908, 1909, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914
1889, 1890, 1891, 1893, 1895, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1906, 1908, 1909, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914
W = Wine & Liquor, wholesale. Copies include Saloons for most years, not included in database. Missing Wines & Liquors for 1905, 1907
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