Original Old Owl Drug Medicine Glass W/ Embossed Owl On It - Hard To Find
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Original Old Owl Drug Medicine Glass W/ Embossed Owl On It - Hard To Find:
A 1 7/8" tall cylinder-shaped clear-glass antique medicine / dose glass, put out by the OWL DRUG Co.This is an early Whitall Tatum Company made dose glass, dating it all the way back to the very early 1900's. Note that it has a picture of a little owl boldly embossed within a circular slug plate on it!
- Glass has SUPER DETAILED - SUPER IMPOSED embossed little 2 - WING Owl perched on a druggist's mortar, stirring a pestle. Mortar is embossed "TODCo". TODCo stands for = "The Owl Drug Co." The other side of the glass is embossed, "TABLE, DESSERT, TEA" with embossed horizontal measuring lines. Glass is in clean condition. It does have a small area that when turned at a certain angle, it catches the light, the light reflects off so it could be a transparent mark. It is on the edge of the rim above the owl. Other than that it is in excellent clean condition.
- Age: An antique embossed dose glass, ca. early 1900's.
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The Owl Drug Co. was originally a western concern, opening their very first store in San Francisco, Cal., ca. 1892. They had quite a large selection of medicinal related products that came in an incredibly large assortment of different sized, shaped, and colored vessels, making them a prime target for bottle collector's today. Besides their regular line of bottled prepared products, they also operated a prescription drug department that filled prescriptions using a fairly standard clear glass rectangular shaped bottles. Possibly these little dose glasses were given out when a prescription was filled. There are also Owl Drug Co. dose glasses that just have the words, "The Owl Drug Co.", etched on them, not embossed. The etched ones do NOT have a picture of an owl on them. These embossed ones with the picture of the owl on them are the great ones, and we cannot stress enough how detailed and boldly embossed the little owl is, check it out!
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