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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

10 WHOLESALE GRATEFUL DEAD HIPPIE 710 OIL DAB POT RELIX 1 1/4 in PIN

$15.86
End Date: Sunday Jul-22-2018 12:49:59 PDT
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GRATEFUL DEAD HIPPIE 710 OIL INTERSTATE POT MARIJUANA 1 1/4 in PIN

$6.88
End Date: Sunday Jul-22-2018 12:52:41 PDT
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Rare Paper Label "Booker's Sarsaparilla Compound For The Blood, Liver,and Kidney

$45.00
End Date: Sunday Jul-22-2018 13:42:54 PDT
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MEDICINE BOTTLE 4.5in TALL, VINTAGE

$8.35
End Date: Sunday Jul-22-2018 13:28:23 PDT
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PAREGORIC MEDICINE BOTTLE 4in TALL, VINTAGE

$12.56
End Date: Sunday Jul-22-2018 13:28:23 PDT
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PAREGORIC MEDICINE BOTTLE 4in TALL, VINTAGE

$12.56
End Date: Sunday Jul-22-2018 13:28:23 PDT
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PAREGORIC MEDICINE BOTTLE 4in TALL, VINTAGE

$12.56
End Date: Sunday Jul-22-2018 13:28:23 PDT
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VINOL PATENT 1898 HAND BLOWN COD LIVER OIL BOTTLE + RARE 2 3/4"SAMPLE SIZE

$41.40
End Date: Sunday Jul-22-2018 11:33:35 PDT
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VINTAGE PHARMACY MEDICINE BOTTLE BRAME DRUGS NORTH WILKESBORO NC ORANGE SYRUP

$14.99
End Date: Sunday Jul-22-2018 13:25:19 PDT
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VINTAGE PHARMACY MEDICINE BOTTLE BRAME DRUGS NORTH WILKESBORO NC LEMON SYRUP

$14.99
End Date: Sunday Jul-22-2018 13:26:07 PDT
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Antique Bottles - Medicines and Cures

Dr. Norton's Tasteless Worm Destroyer Amber Bottle - USED

$5.99 (0 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Jul-29-2018 11:02:06 PDT
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Antique The OWL DRUG Company's ORIGINAL owl embossed bottle chipped opening.

$0.99 (0 Bids)
End Date: Friday Jul-27-2018 10:49:45 PDT
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Antique FW Kinsman & CO Druggists Augusta ME & NYC Aqua Glass Bottle

$18.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Jul-29-2018 10:48:36 PDT
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JAYNES DREAM BOOK & FORTUNE TELLER 1935 Dr D

$25.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Aug-1-2018 10:36:52 PDT
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Aqua, Crude rolled lip: G DE KONING TILLY Medicinal Oil, Holland/USA BOTTLE

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End Date: Sunday Jul-29-2018 10:29:10 PDT
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ANTIQUE ORANGE-AMBER MRS. S.A. ALLEN'S WORLD'S HAIR RESTORER NEW YORK

$9.97 (0 Bids)
End Date: Friday Jul-27-2018 10:26:27 PDT
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Antique DR. CUMMING'S VEGETINE Quack Medicine Cure Bottle

$3.97 (0 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Jul-29-2018 10:25:23 PDT
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Antique Amber Glass Embossed Medicine Bottle THE MALTINE MFC CO CHEMISTS NY

$17.95
End Date: Sunday Jul-29-2018 10:19:07 PDT
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NICE ANTIQUE VINTAGE MEDICINE Bottle Wholesale Lot - Estate Sale Beatiful Glass

$499.00
End Date: Sunday Jul-29-2018 10:18:49 PDT
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Antique Bottle CAMPHORATED OIL Romeo MI Quack Medicine A J Schaaf Vintage Owens

$84.99
End Date: Tuesday Aug-21-2018 10:18:16 PDT
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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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