Historical information

R. A. Nelson ran a General store in O'Shannassy Street, Sunbury from 1908 until 1918 when the store was burnt down on 14 February 1918. A Robert Nelson with partner Richard Annear also ran a General Store in the same street from 1907 to 1910. Their store sold groceries, drapery, ironmongery, crockery, books, medicines, ammunition and produce. The bottle could have contained any number of fluids either produced or patented by R. A. Nelson.

Physical description

A green half size possibly champagne bottle with a torn blue and white printed label. Label is edged with a blue leaf design border. The base is slightly indented with F & S LTD embossed on base.

Inscriptions & markings

on label: R.A. ../.. ANASSY ST