"Nip" Liquor Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1942

GUSN

GUSN-103602

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

Descriptive Terms

bottles
glass (material)
Vessel
Bottle
Bottle

Inscription

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)

Additional Identification Number

3330

Related Items

Title 10 Accession Number 2008.11.1

Maker

Wm Sanderson & Son Limited (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Leith, Scotland (origin); Ipswich, MA (use)

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

4 (H), 1 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. John B. Little

Accession Number

2008.11.3.9

Date

1942 (circa)