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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

1908 medicine labeled + emb. SiS-Mer-Rem Co.NEW YORK CITY Flared tooled Lip

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Antique Wrights Liquid Smoke Bottle w/Paper Label

$18.00
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DR.ELIEL'S LIVER REGULATOR SOUTH BEND,IN RARE AQUA PANELED 1880s MEDICINE

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Rare And Unique Triangle Shaped Amber Antique Bottle FREDERICK STEARNS

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Early Sloan's Liniment 2.5 OZ. Bottle # J-3149

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VINTAGE MEDICINE BOTTLE KEMP'S BALSAM FOR THROAT AND LUNGS LEROY NY GF WOODWARD

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Lot Of 6 VINTAGE ANTIQUE SELTZER BOTTLES With Lucite Top

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ANTIQUE DR. KILMER'S SWAMP ROOT DIURETIC AND MILD LAXATIVE

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Antique Embossed Winthrop Chem Co Miniature Medicine Bottle

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Antique Drugstore Bottle Shoemaker & Busch Wholesale Druggists Potstones Bubbles

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Antique Bottles - Medicines and Cures

Antique Norwich NY Medicine Bottle AQUA KEOUCH's FOUL REMEDY & Hoof Rot

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VICTORIAN MEDICINE EMBOSSED,PREPARED BY HEADMAN'S MSGNETIC LINIMENT,P M HEADMAN

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Hardaway & Cassell Vicksburg Drug Store Bottle c1900-dug Vicksburg,MS

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LARGE DRUG STORE,C J PETERS CHEMIST 901 K STREET, SACRAMENTO, CAL

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Morphine Bottle ~ Eli Lilly ~ Coryza ~ Apothecary Pharmacy Narcotic Glass Jar

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Parke Davis Morphine Bottle ~ Neuralgic Apothecary Pharmacy Narcotic Glass Jar

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Ad for Lydia Pinkham Medicine Co Lynn MA For Female Complaints Cure Postcard G15

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NICE ELECTRIC BLUE DRUG STORE EMBOSSED,BOOTS CASH CHEMISTS

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DRUG STORE EMBOSSED,H R BROWNE PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMIST EASTBOURNE

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Civil War Surgical Chloroform Anesthesia Drip by Drop Amber Glass Bottle~Rooster

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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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