An old bottle of Martini's Elixir di China. Bottlings of Elixir di China contain cinchona bark, a natural source of quinine. Carrying a beautifully-designed label, we estimate this was bottled in the 1950s.
An old litre bottling of Elixir di China from Martini & Rossi, not named after the country, but after Cinchona bark, one of the ingredients and a source of quinine, essential in the fight against malaria. We estimate this was bottled in the 1960s.
Please note this bottle has a torn label as shown in the photograph.
An old 2 litre bottle of Martini's China Martini. We estimate this beautifully shaped bottle was produced in the 1980s. This takes it name not from the country, but from the Chinaroot, a natural source of quinine and is pronounced "kee-ner".