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Wedgeport Sport Tuna Fishing Museum

Bottle


Accession number: 1991.22
Object type: Martell Cognac
Date: before 1954
Materials: glass; metal;
Measurements: 16 cm H
Brand: Martell
Marks/Label: Printed on label: MARTELL / VERY OLD PALE / J&E MARTELL / COGNAC;Etched into metal case: CHAMPION INTERNATION de PECHE au THON 1954, EQUIPE DE FRANCE.  ;Printed label on back: J &E MARTELL COGNAC 
Group: French Tuna Fishing Team, 1954
Description: Pint size rectangular bottle. Bottom third of bottle is inserted into a metal sleeve with inscription on front. There is a coat of arms of a bird inside a crest standing over another crest. Inside the crest there are 3 torches. The bottle cap is still on the bottle. On the back of the bottle there is an embossed crest or coat of arms with the same bird over the crest.