Moxie Syrup Line Glass
|First produced in Lowell, Massachusetts.||
Moxie - Created by Dr. Augustin Thompson
in 1876. He claimed that it contained an extract from a rare, unnamed
South American plant that was effective against paralysis.
He named it Moxie after a friend called Lieutenant Moxie who claimed he had discovered the plant and used it as a panacea. A few years later he added soda water to the formula and changed the product's name to "Beverage Moxie Nerve Food". By 1884 he was selling Moxie in both bottles and in bulk as a soda fountain syrup.
Moxie was among the first mass-
This vintage syrup line glass is shown in the 1996 Petretti's Soda Pop Collectors Guide on page 207.