• Medicines
Lot 478

G.W. MERCHANT, LOCKPORT, NEW YORK GARGLING OIL MEDICINE BOTTLES, LOT OF THREE

Estimate: $100 - $200
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

G.W. MERCHANT, LOCKPORT, NEW YORK GARGLING OIL MEDICINE BOTTLES, LOT OF THREE, greens varying from teal to light emerald, each of rectangular form, comprising two with tombstone-shaped panels embossed "GARGLING OIL / LOCKPORT, N.Y." to front and remaining example embossed around its flat panels "FROM THE / LABORATORY / OF / G.W. MERCHANT / CHEMIST . / LOCKPORT / N. Y.", applied tapered mouths, flat-panelled example with oblong iron pontil scar and others smooth based. Mid to late 19th century. 5 3/4" HOA.

Condition

Pontiled example virtually undamaged with minor nicking along panel edges or around lip; others excellent. Darker tombstone-panel example probably tumbled.

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.