Charter Oak Bourbon Advertisement

In Banter by Patrick "Pops" Garrett1 Comment

Here’s a bourbon advertisement from 1949 for Charter Oak Straight Bourbon Whisky.  While I find that the imagery of the man leaning on the fence with a pipe, accompanied by his dog fits well with the concept of aged bourbon I can’t quite figure out what’s up with the holly leaves and berries by the bottle itself. Anyone care to offer up a guess?

Charter Oak 1949 Bourbon Advertisement




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    My info tells me Continental Distilling Corp. ran this holiday paper advertisement that came from a 1949 magazine and features Charter Oak Straight Bourbon Whisky. A man, with his dog, is enjoying a smoke under a tree rich in fall colored leaves.

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