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A PROHIBITION 'BOOTLEGGER' CASE MADE IN ENGLAND FOR BROOKS BROTHERS (AMERICA, ESTABLISHED 1818)
A PROHIBITION 'BOOTLEGGER' CASE MADE IN ENGLAND FOR BROOKS BROTHERS (AMERICA, ESTABLISHED 1818)

CIRCA 1920S

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A PROHIBITION 'BOOTLEGGER' CASE MADE IN ENGLAND FOR BROOKS BROTHERS (AMERICA, ESTABLISHED 1818)
CIRCA 1920s
Comprising: three nickel plated flasks of graduated size and eight small goblets with gilt interiors, in velvet lined leather carrying case, metal stamped with plated maker's marks, Brooks Bros New York, Made in England, case stamped Brooks Bros new York, Made in England
Flasks 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) high

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These cases were reputedly used by gentleman to discreetly carry their own private stock of spirits during Prohibition (1920-1933).
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