Item Description: Vintage 1969 “Americana” by J.W. Dant Patrick Henry Commemorative Bottling #3 custard milk glass liquor decanter bottle, from the series entitled “Americana Collection of Great Moments in History”
***Bottle is empty of original liquor contents!
***Decorative embellishments consist of:
*Front-facing side of bottle is decorated with the vibrantly colorful and exquisite artistic imagery of George Mills, depicting Patrick Henry presenting his historically famous “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” speech
*Reverse side of bottle is embossed with a 3-dimensional raised relief American Eagle
*Bottle stopper lid is also ornamented with an embossed American Eagle
***Original hang tag accompanying Bottle reads: “‘AMERICANA’ by J.W. Dant, Patrick Henry Commemorative Bottling #3.
AMERICANA is a magnificent series of special ‘living history’ bottles, decorated with full color lithographs commemorating great moments in American history. You can enjoy Americana two ways - looking at it...and drinking it!
Inside this Americana bottle is a great traditional Kentucky sour mash bourbon, 8 years old and 86 proof - truly a whisky for the connoisseur. And, long after you’ve enjoyed every precious drop, you’ll continue to keep the handsome AMERICANA bottle in a place of honor.
Bottles in the AMERICANA series will be made available one at a time...in limited quantity. As each is sold, it will be replaced by the next bottling in the series. No bottling will be restocked. So start your Americana collection today - you’ll be proud you did!
‘Patrick Henry - Patrick Henry will never be forgotten for his now-famous Give me liberty or give me death! In the course of an impassioned speech before the Virginia House of Burgesses in Williamsburg, Virginia, on May 29, 1765, he protested the infamous Stamp Act of the British. This slogan spread like wildfire through the embattled English colonies and proved to be a rallying cry for the patriots.”
Age/Period: Vintage - 1969 (1960s)
Manufacturer/Identification/Markings/Country of Origin:
*Underside of bottle is embossed “Americana #3 Patrick Henry by George Mills J. W. Dant 1969"
*Gold foil label on one side of bottle reads “AMERICANA Collection of Great Moments in History - J.W. Dant’s AMERICANA - Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky Eight Years Old - Bottled by The Dant Distillery Co., Louisville, KY & Frankfort, KY - 86 Proof 4/5 Quart “
Material(s): Custard milk glass
Size/Measurements: 9 & 1/4"H
Condition: Bottle is in excellent condition (borderline near mint), evincing no noted nicks, chips, cracks, breaks or repairs, and with the cork remaining completely intact!
***PLEASE NOTE: Bottle is empty of its original liquor contents!