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"Nip" Liquor Bottle

2008.11.3.4 (RS5438)

Description

"Nip" liquor bottle. Clear molded glass with round body with molded gadroons along base and shoulders, long tapered neck, gold cap, white label with a color image of a plantation on a river with a steam boat, red and white stamp over adhered over the cap.

Details

Maker
Southern Comfort Corporation (Manufacturer)
Date
1942
circa
Inscriptions
Cap: "LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT / U.S. INTER. REV. / TAX PAID / BOTTLE STAMP / U.S. INTER. REV. / DISTILLED SPIRITS / LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT" Front: "SOUTHERN COMFORT / REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. / The Grand Old Drink of the South / Made on the Banks of the Mississippi / in St. Louis, Missouri. U.S.A. / BY / SOUTHERN COMFORT CORPORATION / 1/10 Pint Liqueur / 100 Proof" Back: "ON-THE-ROCKS / 1 jigger (1 1/2 oz.) Southern Comfort / Pour over cracked ice in short glass; add / twist of lemon peel. Southern Comfort / is one of the most popular on-the-rocks / drinks; it's smoother, tastes delicious. / Write for Recipes / SOUTHERN COMFORT CORPORATION / ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI 63132" (Paper labels)
Location of origin
St. Louis, Missouri (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
2008.11.3.4
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John B. Little
GUSN
103597
Related Items
Title 10 Accession number 2008.11.1

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