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"Nip" Liquor Bottle

2008.11.3.14 (RS5434)

Description

"Nip" liquor bottle. Clear molded glass with round body, long tapered neck, partial red and white stamp at neck, yellow label with black and red lettering and a picture of the White Horse Cellar on front.

Details

Maker
White Horse Distillers Ltd. (Manufacturer)
Date
1942
circa
Inscriptions
Cap: "LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT / U.S. INTER. RE / TAX PAID / U.S. INTER. REV. / Browne-Vintners Company / New York, N.Y. / DISTILLED SPIRITS / LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT" Front: "PRODUCT OF SCOTLAND / THE WHITE HORSE / CELLAR / Estab. 1742 / The White Horse Cellar / in the Canongate - / Edinburgh, Scotland. / WHITE HORSE / BLENDED / SCOTCH / WHISKY / BLENDED & BOTTLED BY WHITE HORSE DISTILLERS LTD. / GLASGOW, SCOTLAND. / PRINTED IN SCOTLAND" Back: "PRODUCT OF SCOTLAND / BY APPOINTMENT / TO HER MAJESTY / THE QUEEN / SCOTCH WHISKY / DISTILLERS / WHITE HORSE DISTILLERS LTD. GLASGOW / The White Horse Cellar / Estab. 1742 / WHITE HORSE / Blended / Scotch Whisky / 100 % SCOTCH WHISKIES / All that are desirous to pass from / EDINBURGH to LONDON or any / other place on their road, let them / repair to the WHITE HORSE CELLAR / in EDINBURGH at which place they may be / received in a STAGE COACH every MONDAY / and FRIDAY which performs the whole journey / in eight days (if God permits), and sets forth / at five in the morning. / Allowing each passenger 14 pounds weight, / and all above, 6 pence per pound. / February 1794. / [over this paragraph] BOTTLED FOR AMERICAN AIRLINES / DISTILLED, BLENDED & BOTTLED IN SCOTLAND / Exporters: WHITE HORSE DISTILLERS LTD. / Glasgow, Scotland. / Sole Importers for U.S.A. / BROWNE VINTNERS COMPANY / NEW YORK, NEW YORK / ONE TENTH PINT 86-8 PROOF. / DISTILLED IN SCOTLAND AND BOTTLED IN THE UNITED / KINGDOM UNDER GOVERNMENT SUPERVISION" (Labels)
Location of origin
Glasgow, Scotland (origin): Ipswich, MA (use)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Bottle
bottles
glass (material)
Vessel
Dimensions
4 3/4 (H), 1 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.11.3.14
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John B. Little
GUSN
103607
Related Items
Title 10 Accession number 2008.11.1

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