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EJW-54's loves914 of 8905The Files of a Chinese Herbalist and a UC Educated MD and a Naturopath in the 1940sOil cans  to  add to  Purvis  collection
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    Posted 1 year ago

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    One of these cabinets has a metal tag on it which says 'Library Bureau Sole Makers' - whatever that means. I'm going to use these for storing California native plant seeds which i have begun to sell at the nursery. I don't know how old these are, but they were last used in the 1940s by the son of a famous Chinese herbalist in San Francisco. I'll do another post on some of the things i found inside them.

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    1. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      These are really nice cabinets
    2. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 1 year ago
      OMG I love these!!! I have to tell you, there is a lady on Etsy that sells "exotic" seeds from around the world and this lady makes a killing. She has to hire people to help her pack and ship orders! Good luck with your seed sales, I hope you do well with them.
    3. inky inky, 1 year ago
      Love these too!..I have an old metal one I keep under the kitchen bench and I keep me spices in them ...:-)
    4. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Love ! What a great find
    5. jscott0363 jscott0363, 1 year ago
      Congrats ho2cultcha!! Your vintage file cabinets made it to the CW Facebook page.
    6. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 1 year ago
      thanks Newfld, shareurpassion, inky, Manikin, jscotto! i didn't even know cw had a fb page!

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