"Nip" Liquor Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1942

GUSN

GUSN-103606

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 at front and back

Details

Descriptive Terms

bottles
glass (material)
VesselBottleBottle

Inscription

Neck: "LESS THAN / 1/2 PINT / BOTTLED IN / PRODUCE / U.S. GOVERNMEN / ISION OF / BOTTLED / ED WHSE. / PROOF / 100" Front: "OLD TAYLOR / KENTUCKY STRAIGHT / BOURBON WHISKEY / 1/10 PINT / OLD / TAYLOR / NATIONAL / DISTILLERS / ESTABLISHED BY E.H. Taylor, Jr & Sons / REG U.S. PAT. OFF. / A STRAIGHT / BOURBON / WHISKEY / THIS YELLOW LABEL IS IN / EXCLUSIVE AND CONCLUSIVE USE / 100 PROOF / OF TOPMOST / CLASS / BOTTLED IN BOND UNDER SUPERVISION OF U.S. GOVERNMENT / DISTILLED BY / THE OLD TAYLOR DISTILLERY COMPANY / FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY / (SUCCESSORS TO E.H. TAYLOR, JR. & SONS INC.) / BOTTLED BY NATIONAL DISTILLERS PRODUCTS CORP., LOUISVILLE, KY. / I.R.B.W. NO. 19 KY." Back: "OLD TAYLOR / ESTABLISHED BY / E.H. Taylor, Jr. & Sons / KENTUCKY / STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY / 100 PROOF BOTTLED IN BOND / DISTILLED BY / THE OLD TAYLOR DISTILLERY COMPANY / FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY / REG. DIST. NO. 53 KY. / THIS / WHISKEY IS 8 YEARS OLD / CAUTION NOTIC: THIS BOTTLE HAS BEEN FILLED AND / STAMPED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS 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 SELL THIS BOTTLE, OR REUSE IT FOR DISTILLED SPIRITS, / WILL BE LIABEL TO THE PENALTIES PRESCRIBED BY LAW. / CJ-46 F1910A-1 A (Labels)

Additional Identification Number

3334

Related Items

Title 10 Accession Number 2008.11.1

Maker

The Old Taylor Distillery Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Frankfurt, KY (origin); Ipswich, MA (use)

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. John B. Little

Accession Number

2008.11.3.13

Date

1942 (circa)