49er Bottle Jamboree

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Presenting a wide variety of of bottles and related pieces that help define Western collecting.
These bottles are an iconic representation of the bottle collecting genre from different geographical areas. These bottles from some of the Western states are flat out rare!!
The wonderful world of Western collecting has brought us some of the most cherished pieces imaginable. It has also brought us dozens of pieces literally unknown to the bottle collecting world – pieces that have come out of the woodwork from non collectors. Some of these are great rarities. Others are sparkling mint examples.

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ABC Beer Trade Token1000 - ABC Beer Trade Token
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Knotty Pine Buffet good for 1 beer. The back advertises "Famous ABC Beer on Draught". Knotty Pine / Buffet / GF / one / Beer / 230 No. Br...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (130.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 149.50
 
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The Mathie Brewing Co. Beer Tray1001 - The Mathie Brewing Co. Beer Tray
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The Mathie Brewing Co. beer tray. Image of three men sitting at a table with their glasses of beer reading about Mathie's Famous Beer. Los Angel...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 500.00
Sold for (350.00 + 63.00) x 1 = 413.00
 
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Buffalo Brewing Co. Covers for Incoming Orders1002 - Buffalo Brewing Co. Covers for Incoming Orders
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Lot of 50 postal covers for the Buffalo Brewing Company. Nearly all are for incoming orders. See who was ordering from this important brewery in the e
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Estimates : 250.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (125.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 147.50
 
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Regal Beer Pictorial Trade Token1003 - Regal Beer Pictorial Trade Token
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Genuine token for Regal Beer at their brewery in San Francisco. Has a pictorial mug of foaming beer on the back. Regal Products Co. / Good Only / At
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (65.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 76.70
 
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C. Thomas Amber Beer1004 - C. Thomas Amber Beer
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C. Thomas, Truckee, Cal. Extremely rare half pint. Amber tooled top beer bottle with original cork. This bottle was found in the wall of a house in Tr
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold for (1,800.00 + 270.00) x 1 = 2,070.00
 
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GW Tallman Telluride, Colo.1005 - GW Tallman Telluride, Colo.
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GW Tallman Telluride, Colorado. Tall clear (pink tinge) pint blob top beer bottle. Similar to Preble B 200, however, the top is similar to B 190, the
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold for (160.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 184.00
 
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Krug Brewing Co. Advertising Plate1006 - Krug Brewing Co. Advertising Plate
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Advertising plate dated 1909 from Fred Krug Brewing Company. The front of the plate has a vignette of Fred Krug and notation of the 50th anniversary.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (55.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 64.90
 
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Carson Brewing Bottle Suite1007 - Carson Brewing Bottle Suite
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Three different bottles from the Carson Brewing Co. in Carson City. Tall seltzer with blue enamel "Carson brewing Co., Carson City, Nevada"...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold for (250.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 295.00
 
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Sierra Lager Beer Tray1008 - Sierra Lager Beer Tray
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Sierra Lager, Reno Brewing Co., Inc. beer tray. Drink Sierra Lager, three men drinking beer, eating sandwiches. 11" in diameter. A very attract...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold for (600.00 + 108.00) x 1 = 708.00
 
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Royal Beer Cone Top Beer Can1009 - Royal Beer Cone Top Beer Can
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This is the Cone Top Royal Flush beer can. It is one of the great American beer can rarities. This can would grade Grade 1, except for two small flesh
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold for (600.00 + 108.00) x 1 = 708.00
 
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Sierra Beer Suite1010 - Sierra Beer Suite
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Suite of two different Sierra Beer bottles and the cone top can. The cone top can is one of the classic Western beer cans. This grades about 1. The ta
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold for (200.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 236.00
 
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Reno Brewing Co. Seltzer1011 - Reno Brewing Co. Seltzer
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Teal cobalt Reno Brewing Company seltzer bottle. X- Holabird. The cobalt Reno seltzer is extremely rare. It is thought that only two are presently kno
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Reno Brewing Co. Tin Sign1012 - Reno Brewing Co. Tin Sign
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26" x 33" tin sign, one of the all-time classic beer signs from Nevada. Three small repairs in spots about the size of a quarter. Slight d...
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Start Price : 3,750.00 | Estimates : 7,500.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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Gray, Reid & Wright Co. Beer Glass1013 - Gray, Reid & Wright Co. Beer Glass
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Extremely rare Nevada beer glass. Gray, Reid & Wright Co., Reno with etched picture of their building in downtown Reno about 1900. 2.75" in...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold for (275.00 + 41.25) x 1 = 316.25
 
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Tahoe Collection1014 - Tahoe Collection
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Collection of 5 pieces from the "Tahoe" brand of beverages from the Carson Brewing Co. that includes beer, soda, and sparkling water bottl...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold for (100.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 118.00
 
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Sierra Beer Trade Token1015 - Sierra Beer Trade Token
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One of the all time great beer tokens for "Sierra Beer" from Yerington NV c. 1905. C.M. Coddington / Agent / Yerington, Nev // Good For 1 ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold for (500.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 590.00
 
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Monroe Brewing Co. Beer Tray1016 - Monroe Brewing Co. Beer Tray
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Monroe Brewing Company beer tray, "King of Rochester Beers", New York. Very attractive 12" diameter tray with near vertical walls, 1....
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (170.00 + 30.60) x 1 = 200.60
 
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New York Brewing Checks1017 - New York Brewing Checks
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Lot of 10. Includes: seven receipts for beer cask deliveries from Louis Bierbauer in Canajoharie, 1878, some in rough condition; two receipts from Ams
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold for (35.00 + 6.30) x 1 = 41.30
 
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Portner's Hofbrau Tip Tray1018 - Portner's Hofbrau Tip Tray
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Portner's Hofbrau, Alexandria, Virginia Small beer tip tray. The tip tray has a picture of the embossed Hofbrau Lager Beer bottle with paper lab...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold for (375.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 442.50
 
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Olympia Brewing Company Stock Certificate1019 - Olympia Brewing Company Stock Certificate
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A rare brewery stock certificate from the Olympia Brewing Company issued in 1937 to Amy Allbright Schmidt and signed by a Schmidt as vice president. C
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (140.00 + 21.00) x 1 = 161.00
 
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Bay View Brewing Company1020 - Bay View Brewing Company
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Bay View Brewing Company, Seattle Washington. "Not To Be Sold" on back side. Pint, bright green applied top beer bottle. Thought to be ext...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold for (1,450.00 + 261.00) x 1 = 1,711.00
 
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Large Early Ale Bottle1021 - Large Early Ale Bottle
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Large early ale bottle. Pontil, 9" tall, 3.75" diameter. These are the heavy dark green to black glass bottles so typically used during t...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold for (160.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 184.00
 
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Victoria Brewing Co.1022 - Victoria Brewing Co.
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Choice green Victoria Brewing Co., Victoria, BC beer bottle. "Not To Be Sold" on reverse. Heavy whittle as usual for these green beer bott...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (350.00 + 63.00) x 1 = 413.00
 
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Bennett's Celebrated Stomach Bitters1023 - Bennett's Celebrated Stomach Bitters
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Bennett's Celebrated Stomach Bitters, Jos. N. Souther & Co., Sole Proprietors San Francisco. Square, light to medium amber, applied top bitt...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold for (550.00 + 82.50) x 1 = 632.50
 
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Alpine Herb Bitters Broadside1024 - Alpine Herb Bitters Broadside
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Bitters broadside. Very rare (thought to be 1 of 2 known). From the Thomas Taylor & Co. Sole Agents for their choice product. This broadside has...
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold for (2,700.00 + 405.00) x 1 = 3,105.00
 
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Connell's Brahminical Moonplant1025 - Connell's Brahminical Moonplant
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Connell's Brahminical Moonplant. East Indian Remedies.(The definition of BRAHMINICAL is; A member of a cultural and social elite, especially of ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold for (550.00 + 82.50) x 1 = 632.50
 
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Old Sachem Bitters and Wigwam Tonic1026 - Old Sachem Bitters and Wigwam Tonic
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Old Sachem Bitters and Wigwam Tonic. Medium to darker amber. Blank base. No pontil. Ring O46. Slightly different top. City: State: Inventory Numbe
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (425.00 + 76.50) x 1 = 501.50
 
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Old Sachem Bitters and Wigwam Tonic, #21027 - Old Sachem Bitters and Wigwam Tonic, #2
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Old Sachem Bitters and Wigwam Tonic. Medium amber. Blank base. No pontil. Ring O46. Nice Example City: State: Inventory Number: 38965
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (300.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 345.00
 
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Worner's Rattler Oil1028 - Worner's Rattler Oil
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Worner's Rattler Oil, Phoenix, Arizona. This small clear rectangular medicine, 3 1/2" tall is one of the all-time classic western bottles. ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold for (500.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 575.00
 
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Stewart Drug, Bodie1029 - Stewart Drug, Bodie
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Classic strap-sided Stewart Drug from Bodie. 3.5" tall, sparkling mint and clean. Stewart is one of the better known western druggists. His sto...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (1,350.00 + 202.50) x 1 = 1,552.50
 
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Stewart, Bodie Drug Bottle, Penn Oval1030 - Stewart, Bodie Drug Bottle, Penn Oval
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Classic Penn Oval Stewart Drug from Bodie. 6" tall, sparkling mint with minor stain, never cleaned. Stewart is one of the better known western ...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (1,600.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,840.00
 
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2 AB Stewart Trade Tokens1031 - 2 AB Stewart Trade Tokens
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2 Trade tokens for Alexander B. Stewart for 5c and 25c in merchandise. A.B. Stewart was a pharmacist in Virginia City and has some of the top seltzer
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold for (70.00 + 12.60) x 1 = 82.60
 
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Brown's Celery & Phosphate1032 - Brown's Celery & Phosphate
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Brown's Celery & Phosphate, label under glass fifth from Oakland California. Choice 11 inch tall label under glass, 4 x 4.5". "Bro...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (1,900.00 + 285.00) x 1 = 2,185.00
 
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The Owl Drug Co. San Francisco1033 - The Owl Drug Co. San Francisco
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The Owl Drug, San Francisco. This is an unusually shaped amber medicine bottle, "The Owl Drug Co., San Francisco, Cal." with a sunken pane...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (400.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 460.00
 
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Dr. S. McCurdy Rail Road Drugstore1034 - Dr. S. McCurdy Rail Road Drugstore
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Dr. S. McCurdy, Rail Road Drugstore, Truckee, Cal. 4 1/2 inch tall, clear rectangular drugstore. This is one of the rarest of the Eastern Sierra Neva
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (650.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 747.50
 
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Krough's Watsonville Drugstore Bottle1035 - Krough's Watsonville Drugstore Bottle
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Cobalt blue Krough's Watsonville Pharmacy, drugstore bottle. W. T. & Co. USA on bottom of bottle. Sunken panel, indented slug plate for the ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (225.00 + 40.50) x 1 = 265.50
 
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Large Amber Poison Bottle1036 - Large Amber Poison Bottle
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Large size amber embossed poison made by the Lilly Company, c 1900-1920. This large poison is a choice bottle. 10.25" tall with the original t...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold for (250.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 287.50
 
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A. A. Mellie, Pharmacist Deep Cobalt Medicine1037 - A. A. Mellie, Pharmacist Deep Cobalt Medicine
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A. A. Mellie, Pharmacist, St. Louis. Large rectangular deep cobalt medicine, 8.25 inches tall. No chips, only very minor cleaning scratches on the edg
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Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold for (350.00 + 63.00) x 1 = 413.00
 
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F. J. Steinmetz, Druggist1038 - F. J. Steinmetz, Druggist
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F. J. Steinmetz, Druggist, Carson City, Nevada. Opposite post office. MF & Co. on the bottom. Clear drugstore, never cleaned, 8.75" tall, 1...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold for (130.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 153.40
 
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Dr. J. M. Benton's Liniment1039 - Dr. J. M. Benton's Liniment
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Dr. J. M. Benton's Liniment Carson City, Nevada. Aqua patent medicine, three sunken panels, tool top. This is one of the few patent medicine sty...
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (1,200.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,380.00
 
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Twiaba Warranted. Aqua Patent Medicine1040 - Twiaba Warranted. Aqua Patent Medicine
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Twiaba Warranted. Aqua patent medicine style bottle, elongated hexagon, applied top, full of sea bubbles, semi crude, never professionally curated. Se
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,200.00
Sold for (950.00 + 142.50) x 1 = 1,092.50
 
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McCollough Druggist & Apothecary1041 - McCollough Druggist & Apothecary
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J. B. McCollough Druggist & Apothecary Reno, Nevada. This is the exceptionally rare misspelled variety, unknown to most collectors. It is though...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (250.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 287.50
 
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McCullough Pharmacy,1042 - McCullough Pharmacy,
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The unique McCullough Pharmacy Reno, Nevada. Citrate of Magnesium bottle. Embossing in around slug play. Two-piece mold. Tooled top, clear, turning li
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Chas. M. Fassitt, Druggist Bottle1043 - Chas. M. Fassitt, Druggist Bottle
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Charles M. Fassitt, Druggist, Ruby Hill, Nevada. “WT & Co.” embossed on face. Classic 4 ounce size, 5 inches tall. This bottle is a pristine cho...
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (2,600.00 + 390.00) x 1 = 2,990.00
 
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Owl Pharmacy, Seven Troughs 16 oz Drug Bottle1044 - Owl Pharmacy, Seven Troughs 16 oz Drug Bottle
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The Owl Pharmacy bottle from Seven Troughs is unarguably one of the great American ghost town bottles. Seven Troughs was a mining community in central
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold for (2,700.00 + 405.00) x 1 = 3,105.00
 
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Glass Drugstore Ephemera from A. M. Cole's Virginia City Store1045 - Glass Drugstore Ephemera from A. M. Cole's Virginia City Store
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Group of five glass items from A.M. Cole's drug store in Virginia City. The group includes two label under glass master ground top drug bottles ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (190.00 + 28.50) x 1 = 218.50
 
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A. M. Cole Apothecary Bottle1046 - A. M. Cole Apothecary Bottle
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A. M. Cole Apothecary, Virginia City, Nevada. Octagonal shaped, rectangular bottle, classically used for hand creams or lotions. All embossing is in s
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (250.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 295.00
 
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A. M. Cole Apothecary1047 - A. M. Cole Apothecary
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Amber A. M. Cole Drugstore bottle from Virginia City. Near mint. There are less than 10 amber Coles known today. Nevada only has two Amber drugstore b
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold for (1,300.00 + 234.00) x 1 = 1,534.00
 
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Albuquerque Drugstore Bottles1048 - Albuquerque Drugstore Bottles
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Four New Mexico drugstore bottles from Albuquerque. Two different embossed pattern Rupee's Cosmopolitan Pharmacy. One is 3 1/2 inches the other ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold for (130.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 153.40
 
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Pillsbury and Co. City Drug Store Bottle1049 - Pillsbury and Co. City Drug Store Bottle
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City Drug Store, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Pillsbury & Co. Aqua pan oval drug bottle 6.75 inches. Chips in top. Very rare. This may be the earlie...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (140.00 + 25.20) x 1 = 165.20
 
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