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Object Name Bottle, Beverage
Catalog Number 2016.7.1
Description Half pint amber glass Calvert Reserve whiskey bottle made by Ball Brothers Company. The front and back sides of the bottle are rounded, making the front convex and the back concave. Each side angles towards the back and is decorated with a row of horizontal ridges. On the back, the embossing on the shoulder reads, "Half Pint" and the embossing on the heel reads, "Federal Law Forbids / Sale Or Re-Use Of / This Bottle." The lettering on the paper label on the front reads, " 1622 1622 / Calvert / Reserve / American / Blended Whiskey / Especially Selected From Out / Choicest Stocks and Bottled By / Calvert Dis... / Baltimore." The black plastic cap is round and has sides which widen from top to bottom.
Year Range from 1945
Year Range to 1960
Material glass/paper/plastic
Dimensions H-6.875 W-3.375 D-1.5 inches
Search Terms Ball Brothers Company
Hillsboro, Illinois
Subjects Bottles
Bottle industry
Product packaging
Glass industry
Alcoholic beverages
Classification Glass
Business & Commerce
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