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Jug of Whisky

I don't know how to send a picture on the internet.  The jug has two handles on the top, with light brown color on the top half of the handles, and there is the same color on the bottle top.  The bottle cap is sort of sealed with tape or something, and it says "John Walker & Sons     Kilmarnook" around the perimeter, and there is a crest showing two foxes sitting on their haunches, holding a shield with "W & S" on it.  Under them is a sort of banner, with the word "GOLD" under the left hand fox and the word "BERRY" under thye right one.

On the top of the jug in big (1/2") print  "THE GREYBEARD"  and on the opposite side, "FEDERAL LAW FORBIDS SALE OR RE-USE OF THIS BOTTLE"  (Since it was made in Scotland, I assume that means under Scottish law, not US)

The label is tan colored, with a dark blue sort of scroll "HEATHER DEW  BLENDED SCOTCH WHISKY  PRODUCT OF SCOTLAND"  Below the scroll "BLENDED AND BOTTLED BY MITCHELL BROTHERS LIMITED  GLASGOW, SCOTLAND"   Below that "IMPORTED BY FOREIGN VINTAGES INCORPORATED    30  ROCKEFELLER PLAZA  NEW YORK , NY"

There is a hole in the label at that spot so that the middle letters of the word "incorporated" and the "NY" are missing.

There is another small label not vertical but at an angle of about 50 degrees; it says "DISTILLED IN SCOTLAND AND BOTTLED IN THE UNITED KINGDOM UNDER GOVERNMENT SUPERVISION"

On the back of the jug, there is a scene showing two men in kilts, sort of toasting each  other, hills in the background and a holly wreath around the picture.  There are  three circles above the men -- the center one has the trademark , the letters M and B entwined; the left has some sort of symbol and foliage, the right, a thistle blossom.

On the bottom of the bottle is stamped "MADE IN SCOTLAND"

Category: 
Other
Condition: 
Excellent
Medium: 
pottery
Distinguishing marks: 
HeatherDew Scotch Whisky Glasgow 4/5 qt.86.8 proof
Date Period: 
1940s
Size and dimensions of this item: 
7" tall 14 1/4" circumference
Weight: 
3 lbs
History: 
My husband worked for a caterer somewhere back east, and this was left over from a posh party.I believe in the 1940s. It has not been opened
For Sale?: 
Yes

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