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"Nip" Liquor Bottle

2008.11.3.2 (RS5436)

Description

"Nip" liquor bottle. Clear molded glass with rectangular shaped body and short tapered neck, black screw-on metal cap, red and white paper stamp over cap, and cream paper label with red, gold and blue on front.

Details

Maker
Austin Nichols & Co., Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1942
circa
Inscriptions
Cap: "LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT / U.S. INTER. REV. / TAX PAID / US. INTER. REV. / DISTILLED SPIRITS / LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT" Front: "MOUQUIN / ONE OUNCE 84 PROOF / IMPORTED / BRANDY / 10 YEARS OLD / PRODUCT OF ITALY / IMPORTED & / BOTTLED BY / Austin Nichols / & CO. INC. / NEW YORK / N.Y. / EST 18 [too small to read]" (Paper labels)
Location of origin
New York, NY (origin); Ipswich, MA (use)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Bottle
bottles
glass (material)
Vessel
Dimensions
3 /18 x 1 1/2 x 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.11.3.2
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John B. Little
GUSN
103595
Related Items
Title 10 Accession number 2008.11.1

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