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Jakob Ferdinand Nagel operated a distillery during
the prolific 1870 - 1890 period of gin production for world export,
mostly from Holland but with fierce competition from Hamburg in Germany.
HIGHEST MEDAL VIENNA
The brand on this bottle celebrates the First
Prize awarded to Nagel's product at the World Exhibition held in Vienna in
1873. The person featured
is Kaiser Franz
Joseph, Emperor at that time.
Special thanks to Lei Damoiseaux for providing these pictures of his
unusual NAGEL bottle.