Bottle: E.G. Booz (1840).... "Old Cabin" shaped
Glass, cork, wood, paper
Overall: 8 3/4 x 3 7/8 x 3 1/4 in. ( 22.2 x 9.8 x 8.3 cm )
Deep amber machine-made glass log cabin bottle with cork stopper, broad sloping collar with paper seals attached , inscription "E.G. BOOZ (1840)" on either side of gabled roof with beveled points, paper labels on obverse, reverse, and one side, chamfered heel, and manufacturer's mark on base.
in relief: on either side of roof: "E.G. BOOZ / (1840)"
printed paper label: on obverse: "E.G. BOOZ / 1840 / KENTUCKY / STRAIGHT / BOURBON / WHISKEY / BOTTLED BY E.G. BOOZ DISTILLERY CO., BARDSTOWN, KENTUCKY / COPR.E.G.B.CO."
in relief: on reverse: "FEDERAL LAW FORBIDS SALE / OR REUSE OF THIS BOTTLE"
printed paper label: on reverse: "E.G. BOOZ / "A name so famous / it has become part of the / English Language" / BEST OF THE BETTER BOURBONS / KENTUCKY / STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY / 86 PROOF " 4/5 QUART / THIS WHISKEY IS 6 YEARS OLD / COPR.E.G.B.CO."
printed paper label: on side: "The original 'old cabin' bottle / . . . a collector's item quoted at / $75.00 in antique catalogues. / *Further information on request."
in relief: on base: "7 D61 / 12 A[in circle] 54 / 4"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.