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Tipo Moselle Wine Bottle

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum of the National Archives and Records Administration

U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives

Green bottle which had originally contained Tipo Moselle, Blanco Extrafino, a Mexican wine. There is a third label, at the bottom of the bottle, with U.S. and Mexican flags and the inscription: "Embotellado Especialmente / Para El / Sr Presidente De Los Estados Unidos De Norte-America / Franklin D. Roosevelt / Por Encargo Del / Sr Presidente De Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos / Gral. Manuel Avila Camacho." Shrew top. Avila Camacho sent FDR approximately eighty-eight cases of the wine in 1943 after FDR had expressed a likeness for it during a dinner in Monterrey. FDR Library Museum Collection, MO 1980.34.

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  • Title: Tipo Moselle Wine Bottle
  • Creator: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum of the National Archives and Records Administration
  • Location: Mexico
  • Physical Dimensions: Green bottle which had originally contained Tipo Moselle, Blanco Extrafino. Dimensions overall: 14" high.

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