This will usually tell you–within a year or two–when the whiskey was bottled.Sometimes you’ll find two different 2-digit dates in the same bottle.
The colour of the juice was straw-like and lighter than before, although not as clear as present juice.
Some of these bottles rise their heads from time to time, at costly prices. The same design was recently used for the : a tall cylinder of leveled glass with a wide, round silver cap with the name in a band across its breadth; and a smaller flask-shaped flacon with a transparent round cap and the name on a thick-paper insert on the front of the bottle, crowned by the characteristic little bow of parfums Dior.
The classic houndstooth design established itself in the end of the 1960s, the 70s, all through the early 80s.
– If the whiskey was bottled in bond, it will show the distillation and bottling years, if not faded away over time.
Bottled in bond tax strips are green; non bonded tax strips are red and do not show the years.