Red Wing 5 gallon beehive jug


Hi. I have had this stoneware jug for 40 years, it was purchased in Kansas (pics included). I think it may be a Redwing 5 gallon Beehive. Can you identify it and provide any history and a guestimate as to its value? Thanks! Ed


Ed, you do indeed have a Red Wing 5 gallon beehive jug.  It was produced between 1895 & 1917.  To bad it only has the number 5 on it.  Decorations or advertising would have greatly increased it’s value.  As it sits now.   $125 to $150.  Al Kohlman