VINTAGE YUCAYO CUBAN RUM BOTTLE-SEALED-pre-60's-Excelle

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  • Item Category: Glass
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 18,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction

VINTAGE YUCAYO CUBAN RUM BOTTLE-SEALED-pre-60's-Excelle VINTAGE SEALED BOTTLE YUCAYO CUBAN RUM RON SUPERIOR Distilled from Cane Products and Bottled by Compania Licorera Matanzas S.A. Matanzas, Cuba 88 Proof-4/5 Quart
Bottle is encased in a reed cover-well made and tight fitting.
This is a fabulous and very rare bottle and product. My research found no other publicly known. I'm a bit tempted to sample it, but.....
The company had a long rich history and had been selected to represent Cuba at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, in San Francisco, 1915.
On the label, just below the word, Yucayo is a word and numbers partially missing. Legible part says"...acion 44-15"-perhaps a batch # in 1945
I do not know the age of this bottle, but my research leads me to believe pre-Castro
Most of the original tax stamp is in place as is the original wax seal- absolutely no evidence that opening was ever attempted
Tax stamp reads "un litro 20 centavos", rest of stamp is illustrated with engraved pattern and a crest.
Crest has is divided in the center-on the right side is a palm tree, on the left wide diagonal stripes. What looks like a key near the top center and something-almost looks like a lighthouse on top of crest. Boughs of a leafed branch (perhaps olive) flank the sides of the crest.
CONDITION: Excellent-appears to have been stored for all these years, no signs of wear and handling.
The value of the auctioned item is in the collectible container, not its contents.
The container has not been opened, but any incidental contents are not intended for consumption.
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