Old Apothecary Bottle - 1870s DR.WISTAR'S BALSAM OF WILD CHERRY PHILADA EMB W/ORIGINAL LABEL 6 3/8"SIZE VERY RARE WITH LABEL 150+ Years Old - Please No Discount Codes On This Listing
Circa 1870 ~ 150+ years old !
Here's a sparkling attic mint 1870s Dr.Wistar's Balsam of Wild Cherry embossed medicine bottle with full original label...regular 6 3/8"size bottle...... DR.WISTAR'S / BALSAM OF / WILD CHERRY / PHILADA (emb on 4 panels)...IB emb on back but covered by label... Full original label on back 4 panels....DR.WISTAR'S BALSAM OF WILD CHERRY FOR CONSUMPTION OF THE LUNGS, Coughs, Colds, Asthma...etc.etc. Hand blown in mold....smooth base....hand tooled tapered lip..aqua....8 sided....6 3/8"tall....Excellent mint condition with no chips or damage. A nice clean bottle. Although this label is from the 1870s and doesnt state the contents, it would have contained opium as one of its main active ingredients.
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There was a time when Herbal Medicine was the predominant form of medicine which graced the apothecary and pharmacy shelves of the world. Old Apothecary Bottles and collectible Pharmacy ephemera are highly sought after and are getting more difficult to find all the time. All of these Pharmacy Items are from my personal collection. Keep in mind that Old/Herbal Pharmacy bottles with good labels are the most difficult of all to acquire ...