All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1464093 (stock #M1428)
Offered for your consideration is a very handsome Pharmacy, Drug Store MORTAR & PESTLE from the 19th century made from lignum vitae.

This eye catching example measures 11.5 inches high with the pestle in place and is 5.5 inches in diameter...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1930 item #1464071 (stock #M1426)
Offered is a wonderful, circa 1920s, hanging, Apothecary Show Globe fashioned in the Art Deco style, complete and all-original. Very often hung in the front window of the local drug store to attract customers, these show globes were frequently filled with colored water to add extra depth and interest to their sculpted appearance.

Condition of this fabulous piece is quite fine. The interior of the globe and finial note some faint, scattered, age-related haziness...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1463795 (stock #M1335)
Offered for sale is a choice 19th century apothecary medicine bottle marked "P.IPEC-OPII" ! This 6.5 inch tall bottle produced by the Whitall Tatum Company of Millville, New Jersey, additionally has the patent date and manufacturer's initials embossed on the base, “W.T.CO. – Pat. 1889”.

This label-under-glass (LUG) wide mouth apothecary bottle is in fine condition and sports ground glass construction to the stopper. The label is complete, undamaged and displays very nicely...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1940 item #1458053 (stock #J1332)
Offered is a handsome pharmacy ointment labeled "T. HILL Mansfields Capillaris-x" from Glen Ridge, New Jersey. It was marketed as an "Inhibitory Antiseptic Dressing" indicated for minor skin and scalp irritations and minor household burns! A handsomely designed and detailed label served to attract the browsing drug store customer.

This stout-appearing jar measures just over 3 inches high, is in good condition, and is embossed "Mansfields Capillaris-x" just above the lower label...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1940 item #1458052 (stock #M698)
Offered is a clear glass paperweight advertising the image of the fascinating "CHIEF TWO MOON" of Waterbury, Connecticut, who made and spent a fortune as a healer and manufacturer of patent and herbal medicines of questionable efficacy. This image is of the Chief proudly posing in front of one of his converted school buses that he and his salesmen used to travel in throughout New York and Connecticut hawking his popular elixirs and herbal medicines...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1455592 (stock #M12)
Offered is an absolutely fabulous, early 20thC, reverse-painted-on-glass, MOYER'S PHARMACY Drug Store Sign.

This striking example was clearly designed to attract customers with its coloring and bold combination of script and block lettering- all executed in reverse on the underside of the glass. The reverse-painting technique adds additional elegance to the artistic quality of the sign's design...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1960 item #1452577 (stock #M1420)
Offered is a vintage 1940 - 1950 era Drugstore Pharmacy BABY NEEDS advertising sign from Johnson and Johnson which features an adorable, blue-eyed baby in a lace bonnet. This sign was likely placed in a prominent section of the drugstore, guiding shoppers to the area which sold all manner of products to care for baby.

This lovely advertising sign sports an eye-catching robin's egg blue border that encapsulates J&J's iconic infant image...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1960 item #1450496 (stock #M1413)
Offered are two handsome, vintage 1950-1960 era, Alka-Seltzer pharmacy dispenser product displays plus one Alka-Seltzer bottle.

On the left side of the first photo is a heavy plastic example with a midnight blue base and clear (hazy now) top portion. This example measures 4.25" high x 4.25" wide x 5.5" deep and sports a heavy iron base for stability...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1940 item #1450425 (stock #M1417)
Offered is a wonderful, 1940s, dual-purpose heater that works as both a baby vaporizer and bottle warmer. This charming piece is in very nice condition complete with its original, quite visually appealing cardboard box.

The warmer/vaporizer is made of durable ceramic and sports an elongated, diamond-shaped label on front featuring an arrangement of flowers. Made by HANKSCRAFT, it dates to 1945 per the patent date noted on the underside label and measures about 4.5" tall x 3.25" wide...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1970 item #1450421 (stock #M1415)
This eye-catching, bright, robin's-egg blue painted pharmacy sign from the 1970s measures 14 inch tall x 1/2 inch thick.

This handsome wooden beauty is embellished with a fancy decorated mortar and pestle on top, stylized, Victorian-look lettering spelling out "PHARMACY" in the center, and vintage-look advertising for "LOG CABIN EXTRACT" at the bottom...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1448551 (stock #M1411)
Offered is a scarce pharmacy tool of the trade labeled No. 10 TABLET MOULD that was offered by the Whitall Tatum Company. These hard rubber molds were used in most drugstores from the mid 1880s to the early 20th century. This particular size mould made 50 one grain triturate tablets.

This handsome, hand-sized device enabled pharmacists to enhance their productivity. Measures 6 inches long.

Fortunately, the directions and original box still exist...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1980 item #1443902 (stock #B112)
Offered is a fabulous reference book on the history of PATENT MEDICINES in America dating from the Civil War era to 1906 when the Food and Drug Act put an end to a reckless period of quackery and unfounded claims of curing illness and disease with bogus medicines. In addition to the traditional use of medicines, there is mention of herbal use, Electric belts, Snake oil, tonics, powders, and elixirs used to "restore health"...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1940 item #1434266 (stock #J1330)
Offered is a scarce POISON bottle that sports great images of an elk with an honorable rack. The bottle on the right is not available.

The 3 sided label is complete with minor loss, imperfections and fading as seen in the images. The bottle is undamaged and measures approximately 3.5 inches tall x 1 inch wide and include an orange colored cork. There is minimal interior hazing.

The front of the label is marked "ELK BRAND - LIQUID CARBOLIC ACID". The left side is marked "POISON" in bold le...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1960 item #1432110 (stock #G672)
This is a fabulous opportunity to acquire a wonderful, Art Deco inspired, advertising, drug store sign featuring the title "SICKROOM NEEDS" embossed on front. This 1950s era piece once hung in a Grand Rapids, Michigan, pharmacy.

The black-painted, metal frame houses a plastic, cream-colored insert that features an embossed lettering and design technique that advertises the name of the product for sale. The background of this insert sports a streamlined, horizontal, raised "striping" reminiscen...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Veterinary : Pre 1920 item #1430878 (stock #B282B283)
For your consideration are two, difficult to find, CANINE, veterinary medicine texts published in the first quarter of the 20th century!

Presented first is "DR. LITTLE'S DOG BOOK", with an original copyright of 1924 - this being a second printing from May 1925. It features 345 pages that include seven photos along with some illustrations depicting dog care. The contents covered in this text are vast with chapters discussing the history of the dog, their care, diet, training, as well as cani...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1940 item #1426458 (stock #J1299)
Offered is a very nice, scarcely-found, C1930s Dewitts Headache Tablets drugstore display with very colorful graphics!

This handsome display measures 9"L x 4.25"W x 2"H and sports 23 of the original 24 tablet boxes. Each 3 inch box contains a perfectly-labeled, cork-topped bottle with the original insert.

The condition of the display box is fairly good with some honorable wear and scuffs, with loss of the top cover, all commensurate with an antique medicine. One of the medicine boxes has a ...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1950 item #1426457 (stock #M1405)
Offered is an interesting grouping of 8 boxes of HYPODERMIC NEEDLES originating from old pharmacy stock. All of the one dozen size samples have partial contents.

There are 3 examples from the most notable company, BECTON, DICKINSON & Co. The 1939 B-D YALE LOC box contains 8 needles. The B-D ERUSTO sample from the early 1940s has 8 needles that are secured in a metal tray. Each needle includes their cleaning wire. The third B-D box has a patent date of 1941 and sports 8 tiny needles secured in ...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1940 item #1426280 (stock #M1404)
Offered is a very nice grouping of 5 "ANCHOR CANTRUST" RUSTLESS HYPODERMIC NEEDLES.

Each circa 1940s era box originally contained a dozen high quality needles. The boxes and needles are all identical in size and labeling. Each needle clips into a metal tray and sports a wire cleaner which resides inside the needle.

There are a total of 33 needles within the 5 boxes, all measuring about 3 inches long, and all in fine condition. Three of the boxes are in very good condition; two boxes are in...