"Nip" Liquor Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1946

GUSN

GUSN-103596

Description

"Nip" liquor bottle. Clear molded glass with round straight body and long tapered neck, white and black label at front and back, partial stamp in white, green and red at top of neck.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bottles
glass (material)
VesselBottleBottle

Inscription

Neck: "LESS THAN 1/2 PINT / BOT / PRODU / Gibson Distilli / U.S. GOVERNM / ISION OF / 1938 / BOTTLED / SRPING / 1946 / DED WHSE. / PROOF / 100" Front: "Over 100 Years of Knowing How / BOTTLED IN BOND / UNDER U.S. GOV'T SUPERVISION / JOHN GIBSON'S SON & CO. / Gibson's / REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. / PENNSYLVANIA / STRAIGHT RYE / WHISKEY / DISTILLED BY GIBSON DISTILLING COMPANY / SCHENLEY, PA / BOTTLED BY JOS. S. FINCH & CO. INC. / SCHENLEY PA" Back: "BOTTLED IN BOND / UNDER U.S. GOV'T SUPERVISION / REG. U.S. Gibson's PAT. OFF. / PENNSYLVANIA / STRAIGHT RYE WHISKEY / DISTILLED BY GIBSON DISTILLING COMPANY / REG. DIST. NO. 4. SCHENLEY, PA. / BOTTLED BY JOS. S. FINCH & CO. INC. / AT I. R. B. W. NO. 4. SCHENLEY, PA. / CAUTION NOTICE: "This bottle has been billed and stamped / under the provisions of Sections 2903-9, inclusive. Internal / Revenue Cod. 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 sell this bottle, or reused it for distilled spirits, / will be liable to the penalties prescribed by law." / 4867.01 / STRAIGHT RYE WHISKEY / 100 PROOF / 1/10 PINT / THIS WHISKEY IS 7 YEARS 10 MONTHS OLD / DISTILLED IN PENNSYLVANIA" (Labels)

Additional Identification Number

3324

Related Items

Title 10 Accession Number 2008.11.1

Maker

Gibson Distilling Company (Manufacturer)
Joseph S. Finch & Co. Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Schenley, PA (origin); Ipswich, MA (use)

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

4 5/8 (H), 1 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. John B. Little

Accession Number

2008.11.3.3

Date

1946 (circa)