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"Nip" Liquor Bottle

2008.11.3.9 (RS5443)

Description

"Nip" liquor bottle. Brown molded glass with short round body, long tapered neck, black label around neck with red silk ribbon, black label with gold lettering on front and back of body.

Details

Maker
Wm Sanderson & Son Limited (Manufacturer)
Date
1942
circa
Inscriptions
Neck: "WM. SANDERSON / & SON LTD. / BY APPOINTMENT / SCOTCH WHISKY / DISTILLERS / TO H.M. KING GEORGE VI / LEITH / SCOTLAND" Front: LIQUEUR BLENDED SCOTCH WHISKY. / [left side facing] PRODUCED IN SCOTLAND / 1/10 PINT -86 PROOF / [right side facing] A LIQUEUR BLEND OF / 100% SCOTCH WHISKIES / VAT / 69 / BLENDED & BOTTLED BY / Wm. Sanderson & Son. Ltd. / DISTILLED / LEITH, SCOTLAND / PARK & LILFORD IMPORT CORP. NEW YORK, N.Y. / [ilegible] DISTRIBUTORS FOR THE UNITED STATES" Back: "DISTILLED IN SCOTLAND AND BOTTLED / IN THE UNITED KINGDOM UNDER / GOVERNMENT SUPERVISION" (Paper labels)
Location of origin
Leith, Scotland (origin); Ipswich, MA (use)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Bottle
bottles
glass (material)
Vessel
Dimensions
4 (H), 1 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.11.3.9
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John B. Little
GUSN
103602
Related Items
Title 10 Accession number 2008.11.1

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