Good evening with a cute little Boom: A reader from Pennsylvania sent us this Courvoisier VSOP Miniature Cannon.

He writes “This one’s a mystery. I came across it in a thrift store and thought it was interesting. What did I stumble onto here?”

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Courvoisier VSOP Miniature CannonLaying on it’s side, but this does show the level

The label reads: Main Label:
COURVOISIER
(Cursive) The Brandy of Napolian
Two medals on each side, too small to clearly read
1/16 PINT 80 PROOF
Produced and bottled by
Courvoisier Jarnac France PRODUCT OF FRANCE
Imported by W.A. Taylor, Miami, FLA Sole Distributor for USA
Kneck Label:
V.S.O.P.
(something covered by the tax stamp) CHAMPAG(rest covered)

Tax labels, revenue, signs or similar: Red print on white tape over top of bottle
BUREAU OF ATF (twice)
BOTTLE Eagle logo STAMP
TAX PAID DISTILLED SPIRITS
stamped in black, FLA-I-444

Courvoisier VSOP Miniature CannonBest I could do with what I’ve got right now

How has the bottle been stored:

  • I don’t know

Some more information about the bottle:

  • Everythings seems fine

Courvoisier VSOP Miniature CannonThere doesn’t seem to be a cork. It’s got a metal cap, presumably rubber lined.

The level of the cognac: High shoulder or top shoulder: the level of cognac has reached the upper curve of the shoulder

Our reader would like to sell this bottle of Courvoisier VSOP Miniature Cannon.

Please make your offers, ask questions or inform us about this bottle – give your opinion. Buyers please note: We do not accept simply pasting your email address into the comments – please make an offer first; then later on we will connect buyer and seller. Thank you.

Buyers please note: We do not accept simply pasting email addresses into the comments – please make an offer first; then later on we will connect buyer and seller. Thank you.

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    Joel chretien

    I have the exact same object as the previous picture ( courvoisier bottle on a small plastic cannon) how much could it be worth?

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