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Moxie bottle, ca. 1920

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Moxie bottle, ca. 1920

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By this time Moxie, which was originally sold as a patent medicine, had clearly entered the realm of soft drinks. The label, which advises that it is more palatable if served ice cold, describes Moxie as "a clean, sparkling, bittersweet tonic beverage." The label also assures the public that the drink has been "prepared under hygienic conditions, and contains carbonate water, sugar, caramel, cinchona, alkaloids and flavorings."

Moxie was "bottled under authority of the Moxie Company, Sole Proprietor and Manufacturers, Boston, Mass." And for many years it was sold at the Jameson & Wotton Wharf.

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  • Title: Moxie bottle, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Local Name: Davis Point
  • Town: Friendship
  • County: Knox
  • State: ME
  • Media: green glass bottle with red paper label
  • Dimensions (cm): 20 x 5.5 x 5.5
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Friendship Museum
PO Box 226, Friendship, ME 04547
(207) 832-4899

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Carbonated beverages
Moxie Industries, Inc.

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