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"Nip" Liquor Bottle

2008.11.3.3 (RS5437)

Description

"Nip" liquor bottle. Clear molded glass with round straight body and long tapered neck, white and black label at front and back, partial stamp in white, green and red at top of neck.

Details

Maker
Gibson Distilling Company (Manufacturer)
Joseph S. Finch & Co. Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1946
circa
Inscriptions
Neck: "LESS THAN 1/2 PINT / BOT / PRODU / Gibson Distilli / U.S. GOVERNM / ISION OF / 1938 / BOTTLED / SRPING / 1946 / DED WHSE. / PROOF / 100" Front: "Over 100 Years of Knowing How / BOTTLED IN BOND / UNDER U.S. GOV'T SUPERVISION / JOHN GIBSON'S SON & CO. / Gibson's / REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. / PENNSYLVANIA / STRAIGHT RYE / WHISKEY / DISTILLED BY GIBSON DISTILLING COMPANY / SCHENLEY, PA / BOTTLED BY JOS. S. FINCH & CO. INC. / SCHENLEY PA" Back: "BOTTLED IN BOND / UNDER U.S. GOV'T SUPERVISION / REG. U.S. Gibson's PAT. OFF. / PENNSYLVANIA / STRAIGHT RYE WHISKEY / DISTILLED BY GIBSON DISTILLING COMPANY / REG. DIST. NO. 4. SCHENLEY, PA. / BOTTLED BY JOS. S. FINCH & CO. INC. / AT I. R. B. W. NO. 4. SCHENLEY, PA. / CAUTION NOTICE: "This bottle has been billed and stamped / under the provisions of Sections 2903-9, inclusive. Internal / Revenue Cod. Any person who shall reuse the stamp affixed / to this bottle or remove the contents of this bottle without / so destroying the stamp affixed thereto as to prevent reuse / or who shall sell this bottle, or reused it for distilled spirits, / will be liable to the penalties prescribed by law." / 4867.01 / STRAIGHT RYE WHISKEY / 100 PROOF / 1/10 PINT / THIS WHISKEY IS 7 YEARS 10 MONTHS OLD / DISTILLED IN PENNSYLVANIA" (Labels)
Location of origin
Schenley, PA (origin); Ipswich, MA (use)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Bottle
bottles
glass (material)
Vessel
Dimensions
4 5/8 (H), 1 3/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.11.3.3
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John B. Little
GUSN
103596
Related Items
Title 10 Accession number 2008.11.1

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