All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #1182182 (stock #M1202)
Offered is a wonderful, vintage pharmacy advertising sign from a bygone era.

This fabulous 19th century sign is constructed of heavy gauge brass and sports incised lettering "PRESCRIPTION DRUGGIST" as well as complimentary Victorian stylized detailing.

This visually striking sign measures 17.5 inches wide x 24 inches high and weighs nearly 8 pounds. There are 10 holes drilled into the sign designed to support wall mounting...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #1159100 (stock #M1080)
Offered is a VERY RARE, pharmacy or drugstore, iron String Holder labeled "SSS for the Blood". "SSS for the Blood" was a 19th century patent medicine manufactured during the Victorian era...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #1124391 (stock #M1077)
Offered is Dr. C.H. Fitch's Prescription Scale-- a wonderful, early, pharmacist/doctor, portable, pocket-sized, Victorian era scale! The fancy-scrolled and embellished metal case appears to be brass with nickel plating and reads, "Dr. C.H. Fitch's Prescription Scale Pat Sept 29th 1885" on the top.

The diminutive metal case with scale inside measures approximately 1.5" wide x 2.75" long x .75" deep and is in very nice, original condition. The scale's capacity is 1/2 to 20 grains...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #1089525 (stock #M1069)
A very nice early 1900's Veterinary medicine lithographed tin from The Newton Horse Remedy Co. Toledo, Ohio. This is the very rare small version of this neat tin that also mentions the 1906 Food and Drugs Act.

This very colorful and graphic Victorian era medicine tin has a wonderful and graphic image of a horse, sulky and driver. All 4 sides are packed with details, directions, price and a sales pitch...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1940 item #975996 (stock #M1032)
A rarely found Antique Medical Teaching Display entitled "BODYSCOPE" by Ralph H. Segal, Copyright 1935.

This marvelous piece of medical ephemera is quite large, measuring approximately 20" by 15 7/8" and is constructed in a hard-bound, book format with four interior pages. The condition is quite good with the expected, minimal wear of an early teaching aid. The interior pages and the exterior binding are solid...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1940 item #957023 (stock #M1030)
This is a visually-appealing, painted, tin sign advertising "CAVANAUGH'S WONDER COLIC REMEDY". An added feature is that the sign is a horse specific medicine - rare in any market! This difficult-to-find sign is in good condition; it shows modest paint loss and a few bends and scuffs but displays quite well.

Measures 20 inches long x 14 inches wide and is ready for your collection. There is embossing in the words "CAVANAUGH'S WONDER COLIC REMEDY". Created by the Baltimore Sign Co...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #942596 (stock #J1048)
Offered is an exquisite pair of 1890's, cobalt blue, label-under-glass, poison, apothecary bottles. Measuring 5 inches high, these beauties are in fine condition with some faint and unobtrusive manufacturing flaws.

The lighter blue bottle is embossed "W.T. & CO." on the base. The dark blue bottle has a faint, double stamped mark. Together they make a wonderful pair waiting for a place in your collection.

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #930450 (stock #M1014)
Offered is an extraordinarily decorative pair of late 19th century, English, Arsenic and Opium, apothecary shelf bottles.

The amethyst glass poison bottle is labeled "LIQ:ARSEN: or ARSENIC, and the cobalt bottle is labeled "EXT:PAPAV:LIQ" - the abbreviation for the Latin PAPAVER which is an OPIUM alkaloid...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #927974 (stock #M1012)
Offered is a extremely rare, 19th century, pharmacy apparatus for filling and sealing cachets which generally contained bitter "curative" powders.

This device is French and is called the CHAPIREAU'S CACHETEUR. The box houses fillers, compressors, a moistening dish, and an automatic handle used for holding and ejecting the filled cachet...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #924271 (stock #M1017)
Offered is a seldom found, 19th century, drug store "tool of the trade" known as a tablet sorter. Made of wood, this pharmacist or druggist implement shows appropriate wear and patina commensurate with its age and use.

Diminutively sized, this tablet sorter is easily placed anywhere for display, measuring just 6" L x 6" W x 1.5" H.

A rare piece and a must-have for the advanced collector of early drugstore or apothecary items!

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #924257 (stock #M1015)
This is one of the most-difficult-to-find pharmacy implements that I have had the privilege to offer for sale in a long time!

Circa 1890's, this implement is referred to as a "Pharmacy Pill Sorter" and was mounted to the top counter of a drugstore work station.

The instrument has a sliding top for counting or sorting various size pills. The top also slides forward as the machine tilts down...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1930 item #924000 (stock #M963)
Offered for sale is an absolutely stunning 1920's, Art Deco, Apothecary Show Globe.

This beautiful pharmacy display is in excellent, all-original condition including the sculptured glass corked stopper!!

The only issue worth mentioning is some very minor interior water residue marking near the opening of each globe and some tarnishing to the frame. Please note that the mat the globe is standing on in the photos is not being sold with the globe...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #906575 (stock #M988)
This is a fine example of an antique pharmacy tool-of-the-trade known as a pill machine (often mistakenly labeled as a "pill roller"). It is constructed of what appears to be walnut with a brass mechanism.

The early pharmacist slid the top paddle over the matching base, cutting a dough-like, medicinal mixture into cylindrical tubes...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1910 item #817586 (stock #J1042)
Offered for your consideration is a hard to find circa 1890s PILL TILE made of porcelain. A wonderful tool of the early pharmacy trade this tile has a 30 pill cutting scale.

The tile measures 10" x 10" and is marked "COORS U.S.A." on the edge. The condition is very good with faint surface wear and wonderful patina.

An absolute must that will complement any pharmacy collection!

The pill/powder spatula is $25.00 and is from the same era.

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #795038 (stock #M960)
Measuring a diminutive 10 inches wide x 7 inches high, this RARE, Circa 1880's, tin, drug store advertisement is sure to generate conversation at your next cocktail party!

The sign states:

"Scott's Santal-Pepsin Capsules A Positive CURE for Kidney and Bladder Diseases.

Cures Quickly And Permanently The Most Obstinate Case of Gonorrhea and Gleet No Matter of How Long Standing.

Absolutely Harmless.

Sold by Druggists Price $1.00.

Put Up Only By The SANTAL-PEPSIN Co., Bellefontaine...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1940 item #737258 (stock #M955)
This vintage dosage spoon measures approx. 4 3/4" long dates to the 1930-1940 era. On one end of the spoon there is a clock face with a rotating dial indicating the next time to take your medicine.

The handle of the spoon is engraved "D & G DRUG STORE" and in the bowl of the spoon are the graduation marks for 1 and 1/2 teaspoons.

Very nice advertising / drug store collectible.

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #666027 (stock #G578)
Offered for your consideration is an outstanding and rarely found, circa late 19th century, black and gray painted wooden UNDERTAKERS sign!

The sign measures approximately 6’ long x 12" wide and is double sided. It is in very nice overall condition except for areas of paint loss, some crackling and general wear expected of a vintage sign, noted especially to one side. There is also a very subtle bow to the sign, but this does not take away from its most unusual appeal. There are 2 metal br...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #448696 (stock #M860)
Offered for sale is a rare, 19th century, apothecary, pharmacy hanging show globe that is complete with original chains and wall hanging bracket. This hand-blown glass globe sports an interior that is somewhat hazy and could use a slight cleaning.

The 30 inch chains are complete and attach to the fancy collar. All parts are in very good condition and the globe CAN hold water. The decorative Victorian hanger and wall bracket make this handsome globe ready to display in your collection.

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