Great Vintage 1968 I. W. Harper Bourbon Decanter with Original Box
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Great Vintage 1968 I. W. Harper Bourbon Decanter with Original Box

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ARTIFACT: Great vintage 1968 I. W. Harper Bourbon ‘Bowing Man’ decanter with original box. The bowing man, bent slightly forward and giving a casual salute with one hand and holding a cane in the other is symbolic of the company. The base of the figurine reads: “I. W. HARPER” in embossed, painted detail and the reverse shows a distiller’s stamp that reads: “BOTTLED BY I. W. HARPER DISTILLING CO. LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKY 86 PROOF 4/5 QUART 150 MONTHS OLD”. There is a nice US tax stamp on the top hat and the underside of the base shows a maker’s mark that reads: “ORIGINAL MOLD MADE IN 1955 FIGURE MADE IN PORTUGAL 1968”. The original box is also in nice condition showing a picture of the figurine, information about the distillery, decanter, and age of spirit.

VINTAGE: Circa 1968

SIZE: Approximately 16” tall; Base 4” x 5-3/4” x 2”; Box: 6-3/4” x 4-3/4” x 17-1/4”

CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Porcelain, ceramic, metal, paint, cardboard, paper, adhesive

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: “BOTTLED BY I. W. HARPER DISTILLING CO. LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKY 86 PROOF 4/5 QUART 150 MONTHS OLD”, “ORIGINAL MOLD MADE IN 1955 FIGURE MADE IN PORTUGAL 1968”, “346767176” tax stamp

ITEM NOTES: This is from an advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBJX15 LHEX10/15 psLAJEX10/15 SAjex3/17

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The figurine shows minor wear, some paint loss beneath his chin (see photo) which does not detract, overall excellent condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.