"Nip" Liquor Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1942

GUSN

GUSN-103601

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

Descriptive Terms

bottles
glass (material)
Vessel
Bottle
Bottle

Inscription

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)

Additional Identification Number

3329

Maker

Hiram Walker & Sons (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Walkerville, Ontario, Canada (origin); Ipswich, MA

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 2 x 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. John B. Little

Accession Number

2008.11.3.8

Date

1942 (circa)

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