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    Posted 3 years ago

    SpiritBear
    (813 items)

    The earliest being an early example of Warner's Safe Pills (c. 1883, plainer version), the newest being (a guess) the Iron & Wine (pre-1915).

    Mostly, 1890s-1910 as that is what I collect.

    I have more, but not everything can fit into my camera-shot with the board.

    There is alcohol (whiskey, beer, and brandy), medicine (several), ink, juice, and an early soft-drink seen here.

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    1. Caperkid, 3 years ago
      Who is the maker of the Canadian whisky? Have never seen a labeled bottle like it.
    2. SpiritBear, 3 years ago
      Oh yes you have. See your comments here:

      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/200373-pre-pro-whiskey?in=1255

      LOL.
    3. SpiritBear, 3 years ago
      I forgot to mention the Cachoo gag bottle in there.
    4. Caperkid, 3 years ago
      What's is it ?
    5. SpiritBear, 3 years ago
      Dianisidine, which makes you sneeze violently. Add to air ducts or sprinkle before a powerful fan, and everyone suffers greatly.
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/194427-cachoo-1904-1919-sneezing-powder

      A great toy, really.
    6. Caperkid, 3 years ago
      Lol that is cool !
    7. SpiritBear, 3 years ago
      The Victorians and Edwardians had lots of fun inventions. Sadly, they didn't know the negative affects of many.
    8. SpiritBear, 3 years ago
      Rarely do I pick up a labeled bottle that has a poor condition label on it. I once passed up on a pre-1870 bottle at $2 with pontil and small remains of label, because its label was barely remains.
      A pontiled bottle with original label is sought by many collectors, but I seek pre-WW1 quality labels. I do, of course, have some poor-condition labels, but I'm very picky and those usually end up for resale.

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