COMPANY : P. RADERMAKERS & Co DE VALK - SIDE SEAL
SEAL : " DE VALK " - THE FALCON || SIDE SEAL
CIRCA : MID 1800s  ||  SHIPWRECK, INDONESIA


Gin bottles displaying DE VALK Trade Mark for P. RADERMAKERS & Co are not considered as rare, however this particular example has the extaordinary feature of the pictorial seal being applied to a side panel, as distinct from the accepted position on the shoulder. Gin bottles with seals on the side panel are very rare, with less than 10 known to world gin collectors. This bottle was sourced from the sea off Surabaya, Indonesia and nows resides in Gaetan Crevier's collection.