This lovely, late-Victorian-styled inhaler is primarily being sold for its original box. The box is complete and very detailed on all sides (including the top), sporting wonderful graphics and information on its many merits. The box measures 6.5" H x 4" W x 3.25" D and shows only mild wear and faint staining. Finding a complete box in this condition is quite uncommon.
The lamp is not complete and is minus its chimney and top medicinal pan.
The advertising says it all - great graphic and lung specific. The last patent date noted on the box is 1899, and the first patent date is stamped on the lamp as being Ag. (August) 4, 1885.
This wonderful, 1940-1950s vintage hand made and painted mortar and pestle display once adorned the interior of a Connecticut pharmacy. The display is decorated in red with painted bronze details for added flair.
Measures about 7 high” x 4.5” wide and is in very nice condition! Some unobtrusive surface paint loss and scuffing including a few tiny nail holes are apparent but do not distract from their visual appeal!
Dating to the 1950s - 1960s era, this beautiful, white and cobalt blue colored pair are in excellent condition. The large jar measures 10.75 inches tall x 6 inches in diameter. The small jar measures 7.5 inches high x 4.75 inches in diameter.
Ready for display in your vintage drug store collection!
Recently acquired during an antiques hunt in the Savanna, Georgia, area, this beauty measures just over 12 inches high and just under 5 inches in diameter at the base.
Condition of the glass label: The tapered glass label is complete, with very minor paint lifting and discoloration most evident along the bottom of the label. The glass portion of label is undamaged.
Condition of the bottle: There are no chips to the bottle. The interior of the bottle is clear except for some faint deposit on the top water edge. The base of bottle is embossed "Pat'd Dec. 10 95" (1895).
Condition of the stopper: The decorative stopper has a tiny edge fleck on the edge of one lower facet. The lower inside of stopper has 3 unobtrusive fractures on the rear portion not visible from the front. There are 2 fractures on the upper portion of the bottle where the stopper fits. One of them is on the left and is barely visible. The stopper is fixed in placed and has not been tampered with.
The photos adequately present the condition of bottle. A stunning centerpiece for your collection.
The cover has a crack as seen in the photo, but the jar otherwise is quite fine lending flair and elegance to your apothecary collection.
This cute size display measures 4.5" x 3.75" closed and is in very nice condition. The top lifts up to facilitate advertisement of the product and would have been placed on the counter top of a pharmacy in this fashion. A neat find!
An unusual all around treatment remedy for the relief of many conditions including: Pneumonia, Bronchitis, Neuralgia, Neuritis, Lumbago, Congestion of the Lungs, Flu, Coughs, Colds, Croup and Swelling!
The tin is full of medicated gauze which was placed in boiling water creating a paste which was then applied hot with a towel.
Neat stuff created by the "PHI-TEM COMPANY, North Chelmsford, MA."
Condition is good with original contents and faded purple colored paper label with scuffs stains and wear seen in the photos. Measures 3 inches tall and appears to be from 1930-1940 era. 3 tins available.
This diminutive size display measures 6.25" x 3.75" x 2" closed and is in very nice condition except for some unobtrusive ink scribbling appearing mostly on the top. The cover lifts up to facilitate the advertising of this product and would have been placed on the counter top of a pharmacy in this fashion. A neat find!
The cute and colorful box is slightly worn and will fit anywhere in your collection.
Marked on the side of the box: “Mifflin Chemical Corp. Phila. PA”.
This fine example measuring 6"L x 1.5"W x 1"H, sports a warm patina commensurate with an instrument of this age.
The mold is marked "S. MAW & SONS, THOMPSON - LONDON", a noted manufacturer of quality medical instruments and tools for many years).
Measures about 3 inches tall.
Both pill tiles have identical marking on the back side as follows: "GERMANY" and "Trademark 'M' PHILADELPHIA, NEW YORK".
The smaller tile measures 8" x 10" and is in excellent condition, priced at $125.00.
The larger tile measures 10" x 12" and is in nice condition with the exception of a small 1/2" chip on the top front edge. Priced at $115.00.
Very nice tools of the trade!
This diminutive size display measures 4.25" x 3.25" closed and is in very nice condition. The top lifts up to facilitate advertisement of the product and would have been placed on the counter top of a pharmacy in this fashion. A neat find!
The cover sports a wonderful image of a French gypsy benefiting from the inhalation of Williams curative powder.
The tin measures 4.5" L x 2.75" W x 1" H and is in very nice condition, most particularly the cover. Rarely found with original contents!
This robust folio measures 14"L x 11.25"W x 2"D and houses 144 pages bound in a sturdy, yet worn, ledger. The pages and forms exhibit some mild foxing, light age yellowing and some crinkled surfaces commensurate with age and daily use of a working pharmacy.
Codeine is the narcotic which appears most frequently. Other controlled drugs such as cocaine, Demerol, Dover's Powder (OPIUM), phenobarb, and Dilaudid are among the prescribed narcotics found.
Of interest are the many narcotic prescriptions which have the word "cancelled" written on them. It is uncertain why this is seen; the pharmacist could have been suspicious of inappropriate use, the prescribed dosage may have been incorrect, or the physician may have recalled the prescription.
A fabulous piece of Hartford, Connecticut, history with prescription dates beginning February 1948, through August 1950.
This large folio is completely packed front to back with glued prescription forms documenting cough elixirs, heart, digestive, kidney, pain remedies and more during the World War II period.
This robust folio measures 14"L x 11.25"W x 2"D and houses 146 pages bound in a sturdy, yet worn, ledger. The pages and forms exhibit some foxing, age yellowing and crinkled surfaces commensurate with age and the daily use of a working pharmacy.
Phenobarbitol appears frequently, as do other restricted drugs such as Luminal, Nembutal, plus various proprietary medicines from Lilly, Kline & French, Squibb, Wyeth, Abbott to mention just a few.
A fabulous piece of Hartford Pharmaceutical history with the dated prescriptions beginning on May 23, 1945, through November 1, 1945.
The mortar measures 4 inches tall, and the solid pestle is 6.5 inches long. The condition is near excellent with no damage, cracks or dings and only mild gold loss to the gold gilding. ****Note**** Please disregard the tiny white spots, especially on the mortar, that appear to be color loss but are actually light reflections.
An outstanding display that will compliment any pharmacy collection!
This 8.5 inch high bottle labeled CEROSE, at one time held a concoction of Codeine, Horehound, Wild Cherry, Eucalyptus, and Lobelia Herb that was produced to treat cough, bronchitis and other respiratory tract maladies. The bottle is now empty.
In excellent condition and sporting a complete gold label, there is minimal residue to the interior, and modest surface wear and staining to the graphically appealing label.
A great example of an early lung treatment remedy!
Walkerville, Ontario, has a very colorful history and besides producing Wyeth apothecary products, was a major supplier of bootleg Canadian Club Whiskey to the USA during the Prohibition!