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RARE Antique Pharmacy Doctor Apothecary Kit Bottles Opium, Codeine, Morphine!!!!
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Antique, as found.

Nov 24, 2013 13:33:32 PST
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US $77.00
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Portland, Oregon, United States


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Condition: Used : Split the cost with friends
An item that has been used previously. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller Notes: Antique, as found.
Country of Manufacture:

United States



Per eBay listing policy, I had to empty the bottles containing narcotics. Those bottles are now empty.

RARE Antique 19th Century Doctor's Traveling Apothecary/Pharmacy Kit, c1890s


Found in a basement along with many other late 19th/early 20th century pharmacy items, from a turn of the century American pharmacy.  See my other listings for more!  Poison bottles, glass label apothecary jars, etc!  Will combine shipping.

23 Bottles.  All labelled, some labels hard to read/partially damaged.  
The labels, as best as I can read them, are: 
Blue Mass (made from Mercury and Licorice!)
Trifolium Comp
Bismuth Charcoal 
Blaud with A... (missing rest of label - made from blood!) 
Potass. Perman.
Brown Mixture (a generic cure-all, originally contained Opium - now empty)
Pancreatin (derived from a human pancreas!)
Asthma & Bronchitis
Salol Comp
Potass Bromide 
Mug...in... (illegible)
Acid Salicyclic
Lime Water Tablets
Tonic, Aiken
Codeine (bottle is now empty)
Neuralgic (Brown-Sequard)
Bismuth Subnitrate
Calomel & Sodium Bicarb
Chlorodyne (another cure-all - the mixture originally contained Chloroform, Morphine, Cannabis, Capiscum, and Peppermint! bottle is now empty)

13" long, 4" wide, approx 1" thick.  Each bottle meas. approx 3/4" x 1 5/8"

Box is pasteboard, brittle.  Interior is purple velvet.  Bottles are as appear in photos.  Most contain pills, some empty.  It's all rather dusty.  

All items sold AS-IS.  NO RETURNS.  Items are antique, not perfect.  See photos for condition details.  Ask any questions well before auction end in order to ensure a reply in time.  Payment due within 48 hours of auction end.  Item will ship within 2 business days of payment receipt.  Shipping in US only, via UPS Ground.

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