"Nip" Liquor Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1942

GUSN

GUSN-103608

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

Descriptive Terms

bottles
glass (material)
Vessel
Bottle
Bottle

Inscription

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)

Additional Identification Number

3336

Maker

The Old Grand-Dad Distillery Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

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

Dimensions

4 x 2 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. John B. Little

Accession Number

2008.11.3.15

Date

1942 (circa)

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