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Lot 28147

Mount Vernon Pure Rye Distilled 1921, Bottled 1933 - American Medicinal Spirits Co. 94.6cl / 50%

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£280

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Currency Estimate

EUR €339.52

Lot Information

The American Medicinal Spirits Company

1933

American Rye Whiskey

United States

50%

Mount Vernon Auction

American Whiskey Auction

Description

A one quart bottle of Mount Vernon Pure Rye Whiskey, bottled in bond by The American Medicinal Spirits Co. The tax strip states that this was made in Spring 1921 (one year after Prohibition started), and bottled in Fall 1933 (the year Prohibition ended).

During Prohibition, certain companies were allowed to produce alcohol for medicinal use, this is an example of such a bottle. The back label reads: Tax paid at non-beverage rate. For Medicinal Purposes Only. Sale or use for other purposes will cause heavy penalties to be inflicted.

This Mount Vernon Pure Rye sold at our online auction for £280

Condition

Please see images. Note wear to the labels and damage to the tax strip. Please note, the fill level is low and the liquid is cloudy, we do not recommend consuming this product, this lot is offered for historical interest rather than for human consumption.

Fill Level

Below shoulder

Approx. shipping weight

3kg
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