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"Nip" Liquor Bottle

2008.11.3.5 (RS5439)

Description

"Nip" liquor bottle. Brown molded glass with round body, long tapered neck, gold metal cap, gold label with a scalloped edge, yellow paper label in the shape of a rope around neck, two paper stamps affixed over cap.

Details

Maker
Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Limited (Manufacturer)
Date
1942
circa
Inscriptions
Cap Label 1: "LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT / U.S. INTER. / Seagram - Distille / Chrysler Bldg. / INTER. REV. / LED SPIRITS / LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT" Cap Label 2: "1939 / ERVISION / YEAR / TAWA / 939 / ANADA / 0797279 / DEPUTY MINISTER / 1939" Front: "IMPORTED / BY APPOINTMENT TO / HIS EXCELLENCY / THE GOVERNOR GENERAL / OF CANADA / Seagram's / V.O. / CANADIAN WHISKY / A BLEND / OF RARE SELECTED WHISKIES / DISTILLED, AGED AND BLENDED UNDER THE / SUPERVISION OF THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT / THIS WHISKY IS SIX YEARS OLD / BLENDED BY / JOSEPH E. SEAGRAM & SONS, LIMITED / WATERLOO * ONTARIO * CANADA * DISTILLERS SINCE 1857 / 86.8 PROOF / LITHO IN CANADA / NEW LABEL DESIGN ADOPTED OCT 1 1940" Back: "IMPORTED BY / Seagram Distillers Corporation / CHRYSLER BLDG. - NEW YORK." (Paper labels)
Location of origin
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (origin); Ipswich, MA
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Bottle
bottles
glass (material)
Vessel
Dimensions
4 7/8 (H), 1 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.11.3.5
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John B. Little
GUSN
103598
Related Items
Title 10 Accession number 2008.11.1

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