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"Nip" Liquor Bottle

2008.11.3.8 (RS5442)

Description

"Nip" liquor bottle. Brown molded glass with rectangular shaped body and short tapered neck, black metal screw-on cap, remnants of a red and white and blue and white paper stamps at neck, paper label with black script lettering on cream background.

Details

Maker
Hiram Walker & Sons (Manufacturer)
Date
1942
circa
Inscriptions
Neck: "LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT / ER. REV / ETROIT, Mich. / LED SPIRITS / LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT" " [signature] / DEPUTY MINISTER / 1941" Front: "BY APPOINTMENT / TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA 1898 - 1901 / BY APPOINTMENT / TO HIS MAJESTY KING EDWARD VII 1901-1910 / BY APPOINTMENT / TO HIS MAJESTY KING GEORGE V / 1910-1938 / BY APPOINTMENT / SUPPLIERS OF "CANANDIAN CLUB" WHISKY / TO H.M. THE KING / "Canadian Club" / Blended Canadian Whisky / Distilled and Blended by / Hiram Walker & Sons. / Limited. / Walkerville, Ontario, Canada. / MATURED IN CASK IN WAREHOUSES, WHICH ARE WARMED DURING THE COLD SEASON AND / BOTTLED BY DISTILLERS UNDER CANADIAN GOVERNMENT SUPERVISION AS INDICATED ON THE / OFFICIAL CANADIAN GOVERNMENT STAMP AFFIXED OVER THE CAPSULE OF EVERY BOTTLE. / This Brand & Trade Mark are Registered at the U.S. Pat. Off. / IMPORTED BY HIRAM WAKER & SONS INC. PERORIA, ILL. / NOTE THAT THE GENUINE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT STAMP IS IN BANK NOT ENGRAVING / THIS WHISKY IS 6 YEARS OLD / 90.4 U.S. PROOF 1/10 PINT" (Labels)
Location of origin
Walkerville, Ontario, Canada (origin); Ipswich, MA
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Bottle
bottles
glass (material)
Vessel
Dimensions
3 3/4 x 2 x 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.11.3.8
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John B. Little
GUSN
103601
Related Items
Title 10 Accession number 2008.11.1

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