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Antique Bottles - Medicines and Cures

The category of Medicines and Cures Bottles is probably the largest and are similar to liquor bottles. Patent Medicines and Cures Bottle contents were not typically carbonated which demanded heavier glass. They also have a narrow neck and mouth which was most useful for pouring out the typically liquid contents. Also a narrow neck likely limited evaporation through or around the mouth sealing cork.

Antique Medicines and Cures Bottles

Antique Bottles - Medicines and Cures

Killer Quack Medicine bottle A TEXAS WONDER Pristine Clean Condition

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antique aqua glass bottle India Cholagogue

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Antique ANCHOR DRUG pic Anchor CITRATE Magnesia SACRAMENTO SAN FRANCISCO CAL

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Warner Safe Bottles e-book H.H. Warner His Company & His Bottles 2.0 600 pages

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antique medicine bottles

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THE GREAT HORSE REMEDY Dark Amber Bottle with Residue 5 1/2"

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Zoa Phora Sample Size bottle kalamazoo Michigan. Mint

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Vintage Metal Gusman Menthol Inhaler

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Nice antique ZHONGIVA embossed DENTAL TEETH bottle PURE purple

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Vintage Medicine Bottle 1/2 oz Collectible Medicine and Cures FREE SHIPPING

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Antique Bottles - Medicines and Cures

Fisk Druggist Pharmacy Bottle Pawtucket Rhode Island RI Bottle Large 16 OZ

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1870-1880 G.W. Merchant Gargling Oil Bottles (Set of 2)

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Antique Post Civil War Period DR. PORTER NEW YORK Crude Medicine Bottle

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Antique Orange-Amber H.K. WAMPOLE & CO. Crude miniature Medicine Bottle, 1800's

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Antique ASCHENBACH & MILLER Light Green Medicine Bottle, PHILADA.

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Old Labeled AUGUST FLOWER Green's Dyspeptic Medicine Woodbury N J Bottle bitters

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Rare Small Arctic Frost Bite Cure Bottle Early Blown Medicine

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UNKNOWN LABELED MAPU'S ORIENTAL HAIR TONIC BOTTLE PATTERSON NJ (MAPU'S PHARMACY)

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Antique Hand Blown RADAM'S MICROBE KILLER CURES ALL DISEASES Bottle Dec 1887

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Mobile Alabama Van Antwerps Pharmacy Bottle Rare Minty Early Blown ALA

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Group of Medicines and Cures Bottles

Group of Medicines and Cures Bottles

A patent medicine was one whose formula was registered with the U.S. Patent Office, which opened in 1790. Not all medicines were patented, since the maker was required to reveal the medicine's content. After the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1907 most of these patent medicine companies went out of business.

Allaben & Torrance Palace Drug Store Bottle Rochelle, Illinois

Allaben & Torrance Palace Drug Store Bottle Rochelle, Illinois

Patent Medicines and Cures bottles also includes druggist prescription bottles issued by a pharmacy or drugstore due to their close connection. Most of the many thousands of local druggists during the 1800s and early 1900s typically concocted their own compounds to sell from their stores utilizing their own embossed druggist or prescription bottles. Many of these bottles with the druggist or store name plus the address, city and state, and product information. There were likely thousands of different embossed druggist bottles made in the mid to late 1800s and up to the 1920s.


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