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Old Highland Park bottle

I found this bottle, unfortunately empty whilst emptying my fathers drinks cabinet this weekend. We lived in Orkney until 1964 and I presume the bottle is pre 1964. Can anyone help date this bottle please? I note there is no mention of alcohol proof? Dad taught at Kirkwall Grammar School from 1955 until 1964. He passed away at 94 earlier this week. I would be grateful to hear from anyone who knew him as teacher at the school.
Picture added on 24 September 2021 at 09:35
Comments:
See picture #2616 for what appears to be the same label in 1927. The metal screw cap probably means it is a lot more recent. I think they came in around the 1960s. No doubt a search around the internet would show when labels first had to show the proof rating.
Added by Paul Sutherland on 25 September 2021
Thanks Paul

Anonymous comment added on 06 December 2021
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