Rare 1930s Gallon Size HORLICK’S MALTED MILK JAR


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For sale is a rare 1930s era glass HORLICK’S MALTED MILK JAR with a cork stopper. This large clear jar is clean, with no chips, scratches or paint loss. This gallon size jar would have originally had a metal cap that twists onto the jar. The glass mixer measures approximately 11 inches tall and 5-1/2 inches diameter. This large jar has embossed lettering that reads: “HORLICK’S – TRADE MARK M.M. – MALTED MILK – RACINE-WIS – U.S.A.” A great vintage and unusual jar.

Horlicks is a malted milk hot drink developed by founders James and William Horlick. In 1873, James Horlick, a pharmacist, joined his brother, William, in the US and together they founded the company J & W Horlicks in Chicago to manufacture a patented malted milk drink as an artificial infant food. In 1875, they moved the business moved to Racine, Wisconsin since this location had abundant supply of spring water. In 1883, William obtained a patent for the first hot water malted milk drink mixing powder. In 1890, James returned to London to set up an office importing US-made product. Horlicks was the sponsor of the Lum and Abner Show from 1934 to 1937.

Weight 4.5 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 11 × 11 in