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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

antique medicine bottle Otis Clap & Son embossed script 7 7/8" tall bimal

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Vintage Cobalt Blue "Bromo-Seltzer" Emerson Drug Co. Bottle # J-3164

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Antique Small Round Honey Amber "BROMO-LITHIA" Chemical Co. Bottle # J-3165

$29.99
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Antique Aqua 12 Sided Blown In Mold Bottle.

$11.00
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CINOT TONIC BOTTLE WITH LABEL

$69.74
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Antique Medicine Emb. Renne's Pain Killing Magic Oil

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HAND PAINTED PRIM SNOWMAN ANTIQUE MEDICINE BOTTLE SLOAN'S LINIMENT Chalk Paint

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PRETTY GREEN WARNER'S SAFE K&L CURE ROCHESTER W/LABEL REPRODUCTION BOTTLE

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Homeopathic Pharmacy

$10,000.00
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Vintage Fellows Syrup of HYPOPHOSPHITES -Medicine Bottle Heavy Aqua Blue

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Antique Bottles - Medicines and Cures

NICE WHITALL TATUM LABEL UNDER GLASS PHARMACY APOTHECARY BOTTLE ACID TARTAR

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VINTAGE, "HOOD'S SARSAPARILLA" BOTTLE "APOTHECARIES" "LOWELL, MASS"

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STUNNING 1889 pat'd COBALT BLUE APOTHECARY PHARMACY LABEL UNDER GLASS BOTTLE

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Swamp Chill And Fever Tonic Bottle-Swamp & Dixie Labs Inc

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Foley's Honey And Tar 6 3/4" Medicine Bottle

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vintage blue medicine bottle with lid

$5.00
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Hoods Sarsaparilla Bottle C I Hood & Co Apothecaries Lowell MA Antique

$10.00
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"FATHER JOHN `S MEDICINE LOWELL MASS"

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The Alpha Medical Institute Compound Inhaler - Vintage Medicine Shot Glass

$8.95
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Vintage Coca Cola Advertisements Receipts Palmerton Frackville Pa 1940s

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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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