Dating liquor tax stamps

dating liquor tax stamps

Can you date a tax stamp on a bottle of wine?

To some extent the answer for US Tax Stamps is yes! (Most Canadian Tax Stamps are already dated, but bear in mind that the date shown is the ‘distillation date’, not the ‘bottling date’....So a 1963 Canadian Stamp on a 7 year aged bottle, actually infers a 1970 bottling date.)

How do you read a tax stamp on a beer bottle?

Most US bottles made prior to 1984 will have 2 tax stamps on them: A Red Federal Tax Strip over the cap, and a smaller State Tax Stamp usually on the side. ( For bottlings of alcohol more than 100 Proof, Federal Tax Strips are Green or Blue and should bear both the Distillation Date & the Bottling Date on one end .)

What are the tax labels on bottles that no longer have stamps?

Now, what abt. Bottles that no longer have a stamp? WB: On a bottle of Christian Brothers Brandy, the tax label is the red 112 US Revenue, and on the bottle bottom it has at the top: 84 with a L (in a circle) then 72. In the center is: LIQUOR BOTTLE with an 18 just below to the right. And then across the bottom it has: F-482.

What is the date stamp on a bottle of liquor in Ohio?

Also a state of Ohio department of liquor control stamp. Back of bottle – near the neck reads Federal Law Forbids sale or re-use if this bottle. Can’t find any type of date stamp. Bottom of bottle stamp is: D-126 5659.

How can you tell if a bottle of liquor is taxed?

Check for a tax stamp, a thin strip of paper that goes over the top of the bottle to indicate tax had been paid. These stamps were mandatory before 1985 before bar code inventory methods replaced the need for the stamp. They generally say Bottled in Bond and are green. How Many Shots Are in a Bottle of Liquor?

Does the value of a bottle of wine depend on stamps?

The value is in the contents not the stamps, but the tax stamp needs to be intact if it’s the only proof that the bottle has not been opened. I would suggest signing up for a free account and then posting a few photos of your bottles. That way we can be of more help. Cheers,Eric Add Your Own Comment Display name Email to be Notified (Optional)

Can you date US bottles via tax stamps?

Dating US bottles via Tax Stamps... Several people have asked whether they could date a bottle via the Tax Stamps on the bottle.. To some extent the answer for US Tax Stamps is yes!

How do you read a tax stamp on a bottle?

Most US bottles made prior to 1984 will have 2 tax stamps on them: A Red Federal Tax Stripover the cap, and a smaller State Tax Stamp usually on the side. (For bottlings of alcohol more than 100 Proof, Federal Tax Strips are Green or Blue and should bear both the Distillation Date & the Bottling Date on one end.)

How old is the bottle on the tax stamp?

The bottle dates back many many years and is still sealed with a tax stamp. No date however. The stamp has the following numbers. 541564166 on the left of the stamp and on the right I-549.

How do you read a tax stamp on a beer bottle?

Most US bottles made prior to 1984 will have 2 tax stamps on them: A Red Federal Tax Strip over the cap, and a smaller State Tax Stamp usually on the side. ( For bottlings of alcohol more than 100 Proof, Federal Tax Strips are Green or Blue and should bear both the Distillation Date & the Bottling Date on one end .)

When did they stop stamping on bottles of liquor?

These stamps were mandatory before 1985 before bar code inventory methods replaced the need for the stamp. They generally say Bottled in Bond and are green. How Many Shots Are in a Bottle of Liquor?

What is the value of old unopened liquor bottles?

Bette aphonik: Bette, there is a wide range of value for old unopened liquor bottles. It really depends on the specific brands and their condition. The value is in the contents not the stamps, but the tax stamp needs to be intact if it’s the only proof that the bottle has not been opened.

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