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William Lawson's bottle in a kilt, late 1960s.

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Posted 5 years ago


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This bottle of scotch used to be displayed at my parents living room when I was a kid. It was on top of the bookshelve by the original, big Tio Pepe bottle. I never thought about it but geee, that sure was the most kitsch corner of the house :)

Well, after that it was kept at some cabinet for years until I rescued it from oblivion and took it home with me, as i did with a bunch of wonderful stuff I remembered from my childhood and had been kept for years, just like this amazing bottle.

The funny thing about alcohol at home is that my father never drunk, but being a doctor we had every and each one of his patients giving him bottles of wine and licquor every Christmas time... so we sure had the best and most complete wine cellar in the neighbourhood, only that we don't drink (ok, I love beer, cider and wine, but not stronger stuff). I guess this bottle came as one of those Christmas presents sometime before 1970, because I've known it forever.

I have other kitsch bottles at home I will share at CW, and I remember some amazing whisky bottles at my parent's cellar. I should take a look down there one of these days.


  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    Look forward to seeing all of your advertising delights!
    They really are wonderful objects, austro!
    Kitsch, schmitsch!
  2. AmberRose AmberRose, 5 years ago
    So fun! Really enjoy it.
  3. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 5 years ago
    Thanks Amber! It really is a funny piece :)
  4. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 5 years ago
    I guess they do, but Lawson's accent is far too Scotish for Tio pepe to understand...
  5. GTBOI GTBOI, 3 years ago
    I really do ADMIRE your collection, wished i had access to some of them since I'm new to this and my little collection are had me downs.
  6. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 3 years ago
    Thanks POPS for loving and GTBOI for your nice comment!!!

    Well... we all were beginners at this some time. I'm sure you'll manage to get a great collection too!

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