All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Veterinary : Pre 1910 item #1244024 (stock #J1156)
Offered for your consideration is Newton's, circa 1930, veterinary horse medicine, offered in a fabulously appealing canister featuring outstanding lithography.

Measuring approximately 7 inches tall x 3 inches wide, the canister is constructed of sturdy cardboard sides with an artistically-rendered paper label, while the base and lid are metal.

The condition is generally quite good with wear and staining appropriate to the age and use of the piece. Please view photos for details.

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1910 item #1283928 (stock #J1126)
Fresh from a retired pharmacist's collection are an awesome threesome of narcotic and poison hypodermic tablet medicines. These seldom found medicines are each priced separately as indicated below.

Each container is in very good condition and houses small labeled EMPTY medicine tubes sporting tiny cork tops.

Each box measures about 3 inches high and dates to the early 1900s.

This is a rare collection seldom found in this condition...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1089767 (stock #J1084)
The inhalation of medicinal vapors was common practice during the late 19th and early 20th century. Inhaling devices came in many shapes and forms. This very decorative and functional inhaler was very popular during that period.

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...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1900 item #1420554 (stock #M1314)
Offered are two, very special, late 19th century, hand-blown medical ear syringes, one that retains its original wooden case.

First is a choice, five inch, wooden-cased hand-blown glass syringe that appears unused and is in excellent condition. The plunger glides smoothly and the syringe fits snugly inside the treen case.

Second is a 6 inch example that appears lightly used...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1900 item #732980 (stock #275(M))
Made, warranted and patented in 1863 by Charles Emerson of Charlestown (a suburb of Boston), Massachusetts, this all original razor strap miraculously retains its original cardboard sheath.

The historically-fascinating sheath label is in exquisite condition with minor edge wear noted to the sheath...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1910 item #1416767 (stock #J1277)
Offered is a very obscure trio of Traditional circa 1900 Chinese Patent Medicines all of which have their original box, contents and are unused. The "KWEI LUK CHEE SHEN" sealed box measures 3.5" x 2.25" x 1.75" and contains Tortoise shell, Deer horn and 3 other ingredients. Condition is excellent. Next is "WAI SHAN YUEN" and contains 4 gold leaf boluses of Deer Horn, White Ginseng, Lotus Nuts and more...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1425896 (stock #J1319)
Offered is a very scarce group of six, Maltbie Chemical Co. medicine bottles of Newark, New Jersey, dating to the early 1900's.

The empty, amber-colored bottles are all in fine condition sporting both handsome front labels as well as decorative cork top labels.

There are three, 5 inch bottles labeled as follows: LIVER SPECIAL, CATARRH CHRONIC, and MERCURY PROTO IODIDE (the Mercury example mentions the Food and Drugs Act of 1906 on the label...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1920 item #1392218 (stock #J1271)
Offered is a very nice group of vintage Parke Davis pharmacy bottles dating from 1900 through 1920s.

First, is a nearly 8 inch amber bottle GAMBIR, a mild tonic and astringent.
Bottle #2 JALAP, a cathartic, measures 5 inches, is a circa 1900 amber example sporting the early factory image.
Bottle #3 OX GALL, a tonic and laxative, is 5 inches tall and also sports the early PD factory label.
Bottles #4 + 5 measure 5 inches tall. CALUMBA a tonic and stimulant...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1900 item #1379323 (stock #BNJbloodLet)
June Hastings
$295.00
18th / 19th century automatic phlegm, medical bloodletting tool, in its original case. It is said that George Washington had one like this in his First Aid Kit. Bloodletter measures overall length including blade 2", 1/2" wide and 1/8" height. The case measure approximately 2 7/8" long, 1 1/2" wide, and height 5/8".
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1910 item #1125325 (stock #2354)
Pair of “opium scales” from Laos, these came from Luang Prabang but were used through much of Southeast Asia. Most likely these were used in everyday trading whether it was pork meat to big chunks of opium and are quite simple with lead applied to one end as a counterweight and the scale being measured in hash marks along the sides. The opposite ends have been inlaid with small rectangular pieces of a darker wood (possibly buffalo horn?), a subtle but attractive decoration...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1900 item #1407509 (stock #M1389)
Offered is a lovely, antique, late 19th C, hand-held massaging tool. This skillfully turned hardwood handle and frame features four wood and rubber rollers which facilitate massaging technique...
Global Ceramics
$250.00
Theriac or Mithridate lead seal, dating from the first years of the 17th century. Theriac (from a Greek word related to “wild beasts”) was a classic antidote, a mixture including snake flesh, opium, myrrh and minerals plus spices, adding up to more than 60 ingredients in all. This concoct is said to have been invented by Mithridates, an Anatolian king who lived in fear of being poisoned. Later it became the speciality of Venetian apothecaries...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #285528 (stock #J798)
Offered for sale is a 19th century, very large-sized, apothecary pharmacy bottle sporting an extraordinarily RARE hand-painted label, “P...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1265985 (stock #M1181)
Offered is a hard to find painted cast iron meat and juice press from the late 19th century.

This dual purpose pharmacy tool of the trade measures about 9 inches high and retains much of its original black japanned surface.

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1920 item #1426456 (stock #J1312)
Offered is a very visually-appealing grouping of new-old-stock, patent medicines and remedies from the early 1900s to the 1940s.

First is a bottle of MOTHERS FRIEND which was an external treatment for "massaging the skin and tired, aching muscles". The 6 inch box houses an unlabeled bottle with a 1949 copyright paper insert. The condition is fine for the bottle and good for the box...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1910 item #1420016 (stock #J1297)
Offered are five, very fine, turn-of-the-century, aqua-colored glass,Lung Cure Consumption Remedy Cough-Killer Pharmacy Bottles.

First is the scarce, 8.5 inch example labeled "BROWN'S YORKAS COMPOUND", Lyme, NH. This choice bottle sports a worn and stained label packed with details regarding the medicine's ability to cure pulmonary ailments, consumption, dropsy and general debility. No damage though various interior and one exterior air bubbles noted.

Second is a classic lung remedy example...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1920 item #1426459 (stock #J1300)
Offered is a 1913, wonderful, colorfully-designed, St Jacobs Oil Pharmacy Patent Medicine Bottle with box. The colorful image of the robed St. Jacob holding high a bottle of this liniment makes for great advertising!

This compound contains chloroform and claims to help relieve the pain of Rheumatism, Lumbago, Gout, and Headache, to name but a few. The box is in good condition and displays very well although it shows modest wear, surface staining, with some crimps as well as loss of the top fla...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1910 item #1420000 (stock #J1291)
Offered is an early 1900, Eli Lilly, OPIUM, Dovers Powder narcotic bottle that once held 100 tablets. Dovers Powder was used to treat gout and colds and was a preparation of opium and ipecacuanha.

This empty medicine bottle sports a label on the back noting that it originated from the City Pharmacy, Jackson, California.

This diminutive example measures 3.5 inches high with the cork. The bottle is fine and the labels are mildly stained. A small lower left portion missing on the front label ...