Antique 1800s Amber Glass FATHER JOHN’S MEDICINE Bottle Lowell, Mass 9 1/2" Tall Vintage Medicine Bottle Cork Top Closure Exc Condition

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(bold embossment on sunken front panel)....Hand blown in mold...

hand tooled wide mouth ring collar....amber...rect....9 1/2"tall....

Excellent condition with no chips or damage. This is one of the

very first Father John's Medicine bottles from the 1800s.

Embossment on the bottom is: { …3 } – However it was difficult

to photo and did not show up in the photos.

This is one of the oldest hand blown Father John's Medicine bottles

which was invented by a real Catholic priest in the 1800s and used

by his parishioners. It was so popular, that it was put on the market

all over the U.S.

These LARGE Amber FATHER JOHN’S MEDICINE glass bottles that

measure 9 and 1/2" tall by 3“ wide by 1 and 3/4" thick are not as

plentiful as the smaller size.

There are no CHIPS, CRACKS OR BREAKS. See Pictures. Also there is

light reflection to deal with when photographing glass. In the making

of the bottle there are also flecs that look like reflection but are not.

It has a CORK CLOSURE which tells you it was made in the 1800s.

Father John's Medicine is a cough medicine that was first formulated

in the United States in a Lowell, Massachusetts pharmacy in 1855 by

Carleton and Hovey ... In the mid-nineteenth century, Irish priests

John O’Brien and his older brother Timothy immigrated to the

United States and settled in Lowell, Massachusetts (in 1848 and 1851


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Most of my items are ANTIQUE OR Vintage with patina, which adds

to the charm of the item, and will naturally show some wear from

age and use. I have endeavored to photograph and accurately

describe every item as to its condition and authenticity. .

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all items are sold in as found condition. I DO NOT CUSTOMIZE,


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