in Schiedam in 1901 by Willem Hasekamp, who had travelled to Africa and
recognised a market for a quality liquor in regions such as Ghana in West
distillery commenced with 6 employees and grew to 1,000 at the peak of
production before the outbreak of World War 1.
company produced its own glass bottles, including "hand blown"
bottles in the traditional tapered square variety that we all recognise as
the "case gin", typically produced in the earlier prolific
period from 1850 - 1880.
HASEKAMP company was absorbed by HENKES in 1971.
the gin bottle collector, HASEKAMP has some desirable items to collect
- pictorial seal featuring CURLEW
HASEKAMP - pictorial seal featuring HARE (clear glass and rarer
HASEKAMP - pictorial side panel featuring HARE (clear glass and rarer
green glass examples)
STARLING BRAND - pictorial seal featuring STARLING
& WREATH - pictorial seal featuring a SWORD and WREATH
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