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"Nip" Liquor Bottle

2008.11.3.15 (RS5435)

Description

"Nip" liquor bottle. Clear molded glass with rectangular shaped body and short tapered neck, remnant of a green, red and white paper stamp at neck, yellow paper labels with black and red lettering on front and white label with black lettering on back.

Details

Maker
The Old Grand-Dad Distillery Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1942
circa
Inscriptions
Neck: "LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT / BOTTLED IN BON / PRODUCED / U.S. GOVERNMENT / ISION OF / DED WHSE. / PROOF / 100" Front: "OLD / GRAND-DAD / 100 / PROOF / 1/10 PINT / NATIONAL / DISTILLERS / REGISTERED U.S. PAT. OFF. / KENTUCKY STRAIGHT / BOURBON WHISKEY / BOTTLED IN BOND UNDER SUPERVISION OF U.S. GOV'T / DISTILLED BY / THE OLD GRAND-DAD DISTILLERY COMPANY / FRANKFORT KENTUCKY / S46 1378 8" Back: "DISTILLED BY / THE OLD GRAND DAD DISTILLERY CO. / REG DIST. NO. 14 KY. / FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY / CAUTION NOTICE / "THIS BOTTLE HAS BEEN FILLED AND STAMPED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF SEC - / TIONS 2903-2909, INCLUSIVE, INTERNAL REVENUE CODE. ANY PERSON WHO / SHALL REUSE THE STAMP AFFIXED TO THIS BOTTLE, OR REMOVE THE CONTENTS / OF THIS BOTTLE WITHOUT SO DESTROYING THE STAMP AFFIXED THERETO AS / TO PREVENT REUSE, OR WHO SHALL SEHLL THIS BOTTLE, OR REUSED IT FOR / DISTILLED SPIRITS, WILL BE LIABLE TO THE PENALTIES PRESCRIBED BY LAW." / BOTTLED BY NATIONAL DISTILLERS PRODUCTS CORPORATION / INTERNAL REVENUE BONDED WAREHOUSE NO. 19. / LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY / DISTRIBUTED BY / NATIONAL DISTILLERS PRODUCTS CORPORATION / NEW YORK, N.Y. LOUISVILLE, KY." (Labels)
Location of origin
Frankfort, KY (origin); Ipswich, MA (use)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Bottle
bottles
glass (material)
Vessel
Dimensions
4 x 2 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.11.3.15
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. John B. Little
GUSN
103608
Related Items
Title 10 Accession number 2008.11.1

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