All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1920 item #1371035 (stock #DrJ20)
Up for your consideration is a choice pair of cased surgical scalpels from circa 1910. Made of stainless steel and in excellent condition these neat instruments measure 5.2" in length. Together they fit perfectly into their fitted metal case.

The case measures 6.25"L x 1.2" W and is in very good condition. The case show evidence of minimal tarnish and faint imperfections of an older instrument. Ready for your showcase.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Veterinary : Pre 1910 item #1370978 (stock #M1348)
Offered is a C1900, hand-painted and hand-stenciled, wood, veterinary medicine advertising sign entitled "TRY VARNUM'S SPAVIN CURE".

Bone Spavin is the development of arthritic or degenerative changes that create bony growths affecting the lower joints of a horse often resulting in lameness.

This neat sign measures 42" L x 6"W and is in very good condition. The wood demonstrates a few faint hairline, lengthwise splits that do not go through the wood...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1950 item #1370970 (stock #M1065)
Offered is a 1949, visually-appealing, Sebastian figurine honoring the pharmacist back in the day when many nostrums were compounded daily, and local, pharmacy store customers were for life!

This diminutive example is very detailed highlighting the imagery of the Victorian period where a pharmacist is interacting with a distinguished gentleman. It appears some advice is being offered as well as perhaps some Necco sweets...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1920 item #1370960 (stock #J1249)
Offered is a neat 1910 - 1920s era tin with the image of Dr. Whetzel on the front. The tin is in good condition and displays well. Surface imperfections note faint rust areas primarily seen on the back bottom edge and the left side seam. This smaller version tin measures 3.5"L x 1.25 x 3.25"H comes with it's lid and is empty.

It was common practice to inhale the smoke and vapors and from medicinal products such as Dr Whetzel's...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1370918 (stock #M1288)
Offered is a very scarce boxed set of late 19th century Homeopathic medicine vials, most of which still retain their contents. The box is made of cardboard covered by a thin layer of what appears to be leatherette.

The box is mildly worn commensurate with age and use, with some tape holding the top sides together. It measures 5.5"L x 3.75"W x 3.5"H...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1370872 (stock #J1256)
This is a scarce collection of 22 Homeopathic Medicine bottles complete with contents, corks and labels dating to the turn of the 19th century. Each vial sports an applied label that indicates the contents plus a cork with hand-written ingredients noted. The vials measure between 2 - 2.5 inches high x 1/2" including the cork...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1370871 (stock #J1255)
This is a scarce collection of 22 Homeopathic Medicine bottles complete with contents, corks and labels dating to the turn of the 19th century. Each vial sports an applied label that indicates the contents plus a cork with hand-written ingredients noted. The vials measure between 2 - 2.5 inches high x 1/2" including the cork...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1370870 (stock #J1254)
This is a scarce collection of 22 Homeopathic Medicine bottles complete with contents, corks and labels dating to the turn of the 19th century. Each vial sports an applied label that indicates the contents plus a cork with hand-written ingredients noted. The vials measure between 2 - 2.5 inches high x 1/2" including the cork...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1370869 (stock #J1253)
This is a scarce collection of 22 Homeopathic Medicine bottles complete with contents, corks and labels dating to the turn of the 19th century. Each vial sports an applied label that indicates the contents plus a cork with hand-written ingredients noted. The vials measure between 2 - 2.5 inches high x 1/2" including the cork...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1920 item #1370799 (stock #J1178)
This is a very nice example of a Lowell, Massachusetts, patent medicine complete with box.

The 8.5 inch bottle is in fine condition and sports a label only on the side panel because it is embossed on the remaining three sides. The bottle label is almost complete with modest staining from content leakage.

This medicine retains its original, very decorative box which notes a 1915 date-- apparently when this "new" box was first introduced to the public in August of that year...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1900 item #1370792 (stock #J1252)
Offered is a scarce, Civil War era, clear glass, hand-blown apothecary bottle sporting an appealing label under glass label that is marked 'SPIR. AETH. NIT.'. The pontilled base, ground glass stopper, and stunning gold gilt label make this bottle very desirable!

The condition of this 10 inch tall bottle is excellent. The label has a few tiny edge flecks, a small chip on the lower right hand corner, and an unobtrusive, top-to-bottom crack on the right side that runs through the letter 'T'...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1900 item #1370791 (stock #M1347)
Offered is a hard to find group of three 19th century, porcelain, apothecary cabinet, drawer pulls.

Each pull measures about 1 3/8"W x 1 1/4"H x 1 1/8" front to back (not including bolt).

The condition reflects areas of appropriate surface wear, with "ELECAMPAN" having a minor 1/3" chip at the top front (see photo) otherwise manufacturing imperfections adds to the desired patina of an antique of this age...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1370725 (stock #M1064B)
Offered is a more diminutive example of a late 19thC Pharmacy "tool of the trade" known as a pill machine but often referred to as a pill roller...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1370340 (stock #M1142)
Offered is a colorful, visually-appealing, large size storage tin from the Parke Davis & Company dating circa 1900.

The tin measures 9"H x 5"W x 5.25"D and sports two bright red "HOREHOUND" labels. Victorian style, highly decorative, lithography covers this tin with the back side being the most detailed and graphically appealing.

The condition, overall, is fairly good with various tiny areas of paint loss and generalized wear demonstrating patina that is representative of a used, drug stor...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1920 item #1370271 (stock #J1251)
Not often found is this J. Wyeth & Brother, early 20thC, apothecary bottle with an appealing recessed gold shield shaped label. Most of the Wyeth bottles currently found are from the USA, but this example is marked "Made in Canada, Walkerville, Ont".

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.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1370163 (stock #J1250)
Offered is a scarce, Civil War Era, label-under-glass, apothecary bottle with open pontil on base. An attached paper label on the rear notes the following:

E.J. SELLERS, Druggist and Apothecary, KUTZTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA

The condition of the 8.25 inch high bottle is as follows: the label is in very good condition with no damage, paint loss or lifting. The front lip has a small chip, and the stopper notes damage with 2 chips. The stopper fits snugly and is original.

One of the earliest labe...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1920 item #1369694 (stock #M1141)
This is a wonderful example of a vintage, medical, lab test tube holder or rack, constructed of a hard wood, sporting 13 openings for the tubes and doubling as a storage/drying rack with 13 spindles on the back side.

Would personally love to keep this cool-looking piece because it has such interesting visual appeal while being functional! (Ideal for rooting small plant specimens!)

Measurements are 17"L x 8"H x 3"W and condition is very good with no damage. It has an appealing patina commen...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1369669 (stock #M1340)
19thC English instruments are noted for their high quality craftsmanship, and this suppository mold certainly meets this very high standard. Constructed of brass, this footed mold sports 5 tubes for making 2 grain suppositories.

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).