Pontiled Medicines


 

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Item PM132, DR GUYSOTT'S - YELLOWDOCK / & / SARSAPARILLA - B. & P. NEW YORK, aqua, Open Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 9" high, long tapered applied top, very bold embossing, numerous bubbles in the glass. Has a tiny (1/8") flake on the edge of the lip and a 3/8" shallow open bubble on the back panel, otherwise perfect, a nice example of this very rare bottle, $395
Item PM301, P. T. WRIGHT & CO / PHILADA - AGUE - MIXTURE, aqua, Open Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, applied top, 7 1/8" high, very bold embossing, has some areas of light inside haze otherwise sparkling perfect condition, a nice example of this very rare bottle, circa 1840 to 1860, $495
Item PM314, SEAVERS / JOINT & -- NERVE / LINIMENT, olive amber, deep tubular Open Pontil, cylindrical, 4" high, thin flared lip, bold embossing, whittled, numerous bubbles in the glass, has a " lip chip and a narrow bubble in the neck has some residue in it otherwise sparkling condition. This rare bottle was recently discovered in an old farm house in New Hampshire, New England circa 1840 to 1860, $1,350
Item PM320, DR GUYSOTT'S - YELLOW DOCK / & / SARSAPARILLA - CINCINNATI O, deep bluish aqua, Iron Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 9 " high, bold embossing, lots of bubbles in the glass, has a few wisps of inside haze from the contents otherwise perfect condition, a very rare Dr Guysott's variant, and one not found in the Greer collection, circa 1850, $950
Item PM334, A B L MYERS AM - ROCK ROSE - NEW HAVEN, shaded medium to deep bluish emerald green, Iron Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 9 " high, applied blob lip, numerous bubbles and tiny black potstones in the glass, has a few teen specks of high point wear otherwise perfect condition, a great example of this rare bottle, circa 1845 to 1865, $6,800
Item PM340, CARTERS / SPANISH / MIXTURE, deep olive amber, Iron Pontil, cylindrical, 8 " high, bold embossing, whittled, lots of bubbles in the glass, perfect condition, a great example in a rare color, America circa 1850 to 1860, $1,250
Item PM341, G. W. MERCHANT / LOCKPORT / N.Y., deep aqua, Open Pontil, rectangular, 4 7/8" high, tapered applied top, nice crudeness with whittle and surface texture, some of the lettering is a little weak, sparkling perfect condition, very rare color for this bottle, circa 1835 to 1855, $335
 


The items below have been sold, but are left on to be used for reference.

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Item PM057, Greer #1335, Nielsen #474, DR. B. OBER'S - COMPOUND EXTRACT / OF / MOUNTAIN ASH, aqua, Open Pontil, rectangular with wide beveled corners, 7 " high, short neck with large flared lip, nicely whittled. As with all of these, the lettering is on the light side. Has a few spots of inside stain, otherwise perfect, extremely rare, ex-Greer collection Sold
Item PM082, DR TAYLOR'S - CRONOTHERMAL / BALSAM OF - LIVERWORT - FOR CONSUMPTION / ASTHMA & C G J L, aqua, Open Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 6 7/8" high, long tapered applied top, highly whittled, sparkling perfect condition, finest example of this very rare bottle Sold
Item PM094, DR. J. F. CHURCHILL'S / SPECIFIC REMEDY / FOR CONSUMPTION - HYPOPHOSPHITE / OF LIME AND SODA - J. WINCHESTER / NEW YORK, aqua, Iron Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 7" high, long tapered applied top. Nicely whittled, 1000's of tiny to small bubbles in the glass, a few of the letters are weakly embossed, sparkling perfect condition, very rare Sold
Item PM096, J. C. ROYCE'S - UNIVERSAL / RELIEF - WALES, MASS, aqua, deep tubular Open pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 5" high, bold embossing, tapered applied top, has 95% of the original label, the bottle is perfect, very rare with label Sold
Item PM120, DR BROWDER'S / COMPOUND SYRUP / OF INDIAN TURNIP, aqua, Open Pontil, rectangular with wide beveled corners, 6 7/8" high, bold embossing, highly whittled, tapered applied top. Has a few wisps of inside haze from the contents, otherwise perfect condition, an excellent example of this classic medicine bottle Sold
Item PM123, REV. T. HILL'S / VEGETABLE REMEDY, aqua, Open Pontil, Oval, 4 " high, rolled lip, bold embossing, nicely whittled, sparkling perfect condition, a fine example of this rare bottle Sold
Item PM124, DR BYRAM'S - PURE BOTANIC / MEDICINES - TRENTON. N.J, aqua, Open Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, long neck, long tapered applied top, 6 3/8" high, bold embossing. Some whittle, almost perfect with tiniest amount of high point wear, a great example of this extremely rare bottle Sold
Item PM125, DOCTOR / THOMAS / VICKERS - EMBROCATION / OHIO, deep aqua, deep tubular Open Pontil, cylindrical, 4 3/8" high, inward rolled lip, very bold embossing, some whittle, pristine perfect condition, finest example of this very rare bottle Sold
Item PM128, CRUMPTON'S - STRAWBERRY - BALSAM - ATTICA IND, rich aqua, Open Pontil, square with indented panels, 5" high, inward rolled lip, whittled, perfect condition, finest example of this very rare bottle from the state of Indiana Sold
Item PM234, E. A. BUCKHOUT DUTCH LINIMENT around man with cane wearing hat and coat -- PREPARED AT / MECHANICVILLE / SARATOGA CO N.Y., bluish aqua, Open Pontil, rectangular with beveled corners, 4 " high, inward rolled lip, whittled sparkling perfect condition, a great example of this classic bottle, circa 1850 Sold
Item PM136, DR.. W. S. LUNT'S - AGUE KILLER / FINDLAY. O, very deep bluish aqua, deep tubular Open Pontil, rectangular, 6 7/8" high, long tapered top, 100's of tiny to small bubbles in the glass, highly whittled. Has crazing lines on the inside surface of the neck where the top was applied, has two tiny (1/8") open bubbles at the edge of the base, also a " in-making surface fissure on the back just above the base. A great looking bottle, very crude and sparkling clean, also very rare Sold
Item PM137, C. BRINCKERHOFFS - HEALTH RESTORATIVE - PRICE $1.00 - NEW YORK, medium to deep olive green, very large oval Sand Chip Pontil, 7 " high, tapered applied top, 1000's of tiny to small bubbles in the glass, nicely whittled, good strong embossing. Has a few spots of light high point wear otherwise perfect, a very nice example of this classic bottle Sold

Item PM138, DOUGHERTY'S - BLACK - EXPECTORANT - PHILADA -- , aqua, Sand Chip Pontil, 8 sided, 7" high, bold embossing, highly whittled, sparkling perfect condition, a great looking bottle and extremely rare, possibly unique Sold

Item PM145, DR MYER'S - VEGETABLE EXTRACT / SARSAPARILLA / WILD CHERRY / DANDELION - BUFFALO. N.Y, deep aqua, Iron Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 9 " high, wonderful super crude double tapered applied top with a big drip of glass extending down the neck on one side. Bold embossing, highly whittled, has some minor wear mostly on the back panel. A fantastic bottle with thick heavy glass and in the best possible color for this bottle. Sold
Item PM151, DOCTOR - GEO. W. BLOCKSOM - DRUGGIST - ZANESVILLE, light sapphire blue, Iron Pontil, 12 sided, 8 " high X 3 " wide, applied flanged lip, has some bubbles in the glass, highly whittled. Has been lightly cleaned and has several tiny lip chips, the largest is 1/8". A spectacular looking bottle with large size and beautiful color, extremely rare, from Zanesville Ohio Sold
Item PM154, DR. R. GOODALE'S - AMERICAN - CATARRH / REMEDY, bluish aqua, deep tubular Open Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 6" high, tapered applied top, bold embossing, whittled, perfect condition, finest possible example of this very rare bottle Sold
Item PM159, DR. LARBOR'S EXTRACT / OF LUNGWORT - C. J. ROOSEVELT & CO / NEW YORK, aqua, Open Pontil, rectangular with beveled corners, 6 " high, tapered applied top, bold embossing, nicely whittled. Has a few tiny light wear scratches, a pinhead size flake at a panel edge and a few speckles of inside haze, a nice example of this very rare bottle Sold
Item PM163, ZOLLICKOFFER'S - ANTIRHEUMATIC / CORDIAL - PHILAD, shaded medium to deep olive green, Open Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 6 1/8" high, tapered applied top, excellent crudeness with bubbles, whittle, and surface texture. Has some areas of light inside stain otherwise perfect condition, a fine example of this rare bottle, circa 1850 Sold

Item PM165, DR WOOD'S - AROMATIC SPIRIT - BELLOWS FALLS VT, aqua, Iron Pontil, oval, 7 " high, large long tapered applied top, bold embossing, good crudeness with whittle and bubbles, the bottle is in perfect condition, a great example of this very rare bottle, Sold

Note: Has a 95% label from a Doctor Cram from Colrain Mass. with directions to treat bronchitis.

Item PM176, DR ARMSTRONG'S - PURE HERB - MEDICINE, aqua, Open Pontil, cylindrical, 6 " high, tapered applied top, nicely whittled, perfect condition, a fine example of this extremely rare bottle Sold
Item PM180, ROWAND'S - IMPROVED / TONIC - MIXTURE - OR / VEGETABLE - FEBRIFUGE - PHILADA, aqua, deep tubular Open Pontil, 6 sided, 5 " high, tapered applied top, bold embossing, nicely whittled. Has a few spots of inside haze from the contents otherwise sparkling perfect condition, a super example of this very rare "Improved" variant Sold
Item PM181, SEAVER'S - JOINT & -- NERVE LINIMENT, olive amber, deep tubular Open Pontil, cylindrical, 4" high, thin flared lip, nicely whittled, 100's of tiny bubbles in the glass, has a " lip chip otherwise a perfect "attic" type bottle, a nice example of this very rare bottle Sold
Item PM182, DR DUNCAN'S - EXPECTORANT / REMEDY, aqua, Open Pontil, rectangular with beveled corners, 6 " high, tapered applied top, good crudeness with light orange peel surface texture. Has a thread of glass that meanders around the inside shoulder, sparkling perfect condition, a fine example of this scarce bottle, Sold
Item PM187, JELLY OF / POMEGANATE / PREPARATE - BY / DR. GORDAK / ONLY, light green, Open Pontil, rectangular with convex sides, 7" high, large neck with thin flared lip, nice crudeness with surface texture and whittle. a nice example of this scarce bottle from Boston Mass. Sold
Item PM193, CARTER'S - EXTRACT OF / SMART WEED -ERIE, deep aqua, Open Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, applied double collar lip, bold embossing, numerous bubbles, nicely whittled, sparkling perfect condition, a super example of this very rare bottle from Erie, Pennsylvania Sold
Item PM200, VAUGHN'S - VEGETABLE / LITHONTRIPTIC / MIXTURE - BUFFALO, deep aqua, bold Iron Pontil, square with indented panels, 8" high, nice crude applied top, bold embossing, nicely whittled. Has a few tiny scratches otherwise sparkling perfect condition, a fine example of this scarce bottle, American circa 1860 Sold
Item PM201, SHEPHERD'S / SARSAPARILLA - GENUINE - PREPARATION - BALTIMORE, aqua, Open Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 5 7/8" high, long tapered applied top, lots of bubbles in the glass, nicely whittled. Has a pinhead size flake on the neck otherwise sparkling perfect condition, a fine example of this extremely rare bottle Sold
Item PM202, OLD DR / J. TOWNSENDS - SARSAPARILLA - NEW YORK, bluish emerald green, Iron Pontil, very bold embossing, lots of bubbles in the glass, highly whittled, sparkling perfect condition, a gorgeous bottle Sold
Item PM205, DR. TOWNSEND'S - EXPECTORANT SYRUP, light emerald green, Open Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 7 3/8" high, long tapered applied top, bold embossing, highly whittled. Numerous bubbles in the glass, perfect condition, extremely rare with only a few known examples. This is probably the only colored example in existence Sold
Item PM206, SWAIM'S - PANACEA - PHILADA, light green with a grayish tone, Sand Chip Pontil, cylindrical with twelve indented panels, 7 7/8" high, nice crude double tapered top, bold embossing, very crude with whittle and lots of bubbles, has a few very tiny wear spots, otherwise perfect, one of the nicest examples we have ever seen. Sold
Item PM209, SELDEN'S / WIGWAM / LINNIMENT / N.Y., rich aqua, deep tubular Open Pontil, oval, 9 " high, long tapered applied top, bold embossing, numerous bubbles in the glass. Has a few wisps of inside haze from the contents, otherwise perfect, a nice example of this extremely rare "Indian" medicine bottle, ex-Greer collection, lot 1533 Sold
Item PM210, DR HOWES - SHAKER / SARSAPARILLA - NEW YORK, rich aqua, deep tubular Open Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 9 " high, nice crude long tapered applied top, bold embossing, extremely whittled, 100's of bubbles in the glass, sparkling perfect condition, finest possible example of this extremely rare bottle, circa 1850 Sold
Item PM211, C. HEIMSTREET & CO - TROY. N. Y., cobalt blue, Open Pontil, eight sided, 6 7/8" high, super crude "gloppy" double applied top, excellent crudeness with surface texture and lots of bubbles, sparkling perfect condition, finest possible example of this attractive bottle, circa 1850 to 1860 Sold
Item PM212, G. W. MERCHANT / LOCKPORT / N.Y., deep emerald green, Open Pontil, rectangular, 5" high, long tapered applied top, wonderful crudeness with surface texture and lots of whittle, sparkling perfect condition, finest possible example Sold
Item PM214, FROM THE / LABORATORY - OF / G. W. MERCHANT / CHEMIST - LOCKPORT / N. Y., deep bluish emerald green, deep tubular Open Pontil, rectangular with concave corners, 5 " high. Nice crude tapered applied top, very crisp embossing, wonderful crudeness with whittle and 1,000's of bubbles in the glass. Finest possible example of this popular bottle, America circa 1840 to 1855 Sold
Item PM215, HOW'S IMPROVED LINIMENT - NEW BRUNSK - N. J., deep aqua, Open Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 7 1/8" high, tapered applied top, bold embossing, highly whittled. Sparkling perfect condition, an extremely rare New Jersey bottle, America circa 1855 Sold
Item PM216, HOUCK'S/ PATENT/ PANACEA / BALTIMORE, aqua, Open Pontil, cylindrical, 6 38" high, large extra crude tapered applied top, bold fancy lettering, highly whittled, numerous bubbles in the glass. Has a few minor wear scratches and a little inside haze on the shoulder area otherwise perfect. A very nice example of this scarce bottle, circa 1840 Sold
Item PM217, W. OCONNER'S - PURELY VEGETABLE / AGUE & FEVER - NOSTRUM, rich aqua, Open Pontil, rectangular with wide beveled corners, 6 5/8" high, tapered applied top, highly whittled. Has been cleaned to a sparkling condition, has some minor wear and scratching. This is an extremely rare bottle and may be the only one with the word NOSTRUM embossed on the bottle, America circa 1850 Sold
Item PM218, BOSWELL & WARNER'S / COLORIFIC, milkglass, Solid Pontil, rectangular with column corners and indented front panel, 5 5/8" high, thin flared lip. Has been lightly cleaned with a few scratches on the back panel, this is an extremely rare hair bottle from New York City with only a few known examples. America circa 1850 Sold
Item PM224, SWAIM'S - PANACEA - PHILADA, aqua, tubular Open Pontil, cylindrical with twelve indented panels, 7 7/8" high, large applied tooled lip, very crude with whittle and lots of bubbles. Has a few minor wear scratches otherwise sparkling perfect, very rare. This is probably the first of the round paneled bottles, made shortly after 1829 when Swaim switched from the rectangular bottles to the round paneled bottles Sold
Item PM228, DOCTOR / P. HALLS - COUGH / REMEDY, aqua, Open Pontil, square with beveled corners, 4 " high, inward rolled lip, bold embossing, nicely whittled, numerous bubbles in the glass, ex-Greer Collection lot 779. Has a few wisps of outside haze otherwise perfect, a fine example of this extremely rare bottle from Erie, Pennsylvania, circa 1850 Sold
Item PM230, KENNEDY'S / SALT RHEUM / OINTMENT, aqua, deep tubular Open Pontil, bulbous wide mouth jar, 2 1/8" high, inward rolled lip, bold embossing, sparkling perfect condition, a fine example of this scarce jar, America circa 1850 Sold
Item PM231, LOUDEN & CO'S / INDIAN / EXPECTORANT - PHILADA, aqua, deep tubular Open Pontil, oval, 7 " high, long tapered applied top, bold embossing, nicely whittled. Almost perfect with a few very minor scratches, a nice example of this scarce bottle, America circa 1850 Sold
Item PM237, DAVIS & MILLER'S - AMERICAN - WORM SYRUP - A. CERTAIN - REMEDY - FOR WORMS, aqua, deep tubular Open pontil, six sided, 4 " high, thin flared lip, bold embossing. Has some inside stain and a sand grain on the side has two tiny (1/16") legs, otherwise sparkling perfect, a very rare bottle from Baltimore Maryland, circa 1846 to 1850 Sold
Item PM241, DR. J. A. KINNEY'S - COMPOUND / VEGITABLE (misspelled) SYRUP - COOPERSTOWN, aqua, Open Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 9" high, nice crude applied top, 100's of bubbles in the glass, perfect condition, a great example of this extremely rare bottle from Cooperstown New York, ex-Dr. Sam Greer Collection lot 1013, America 1850 Sold
Item PM243, J. L. KELLEY & CO. / CHEMISTS / PORTLAND ME - KELLEY & CO. - SARSAPARILLA, deep greenish aqua, Open Pontil, oval with strap sides, 7 5/8" high, tapered applied top, nicely whittled. Has a small area of in-making crazing lines at the base or the neck and a few minor scratches, a very nice example with the best color we have seen for this bottle, America circa 1845 Sold
Item PM245, CARTER'S / SPANISH / MIXTURE, olive amber, Iron Pontil, cylindrical, 8" high, nice crude "drippy" applied top, bold embossing, nicely whittled, 1,000's of tiny bubbles in the glass, pristine perfect condition, a great example in a rare color, America circa 1855 Sold
Item PM248, DR. D. JAYNE / INDIAN - EXPECTORANT / PHILADA, aqua, Open Pontil, rectangular with wide beveled corners, 5" high, thin flared lip, highly whittled, lightly cleaned to a sparkling condition, America circa 1835 to 1845 Sold
Item PM254, COULEY'S FOUNTAIN / OF HEALTH / NO (embossed fountain) 38 / BALTIMORE ST. / BALTIMORE., aqua, Open Pontil, cylindrical, 9 5/8" high, long tapered applied top, bold embossing, highly whittled. Has crazing lines on the inside of the neck where the top was applied, has been cleaned to a sparkling condition, a nice example of this rare bottle, America circa 1850 Sold
Item PM271, H. LAKE'S / INDIAN / SPECIFIC, this is the variant with the large lettering, aqua, large tubular Open Pontil, rectangular, 8 " high, large crude applied blob top, bold embossing. Nicely whittled, numerous bubbles in the glass, perfect condition, a great example of this beautiful and unusual bottle, from Syracuse, New York, circa 1845 to 1855 Sold
Item PM272, THOMSON'S - COMPOUND / SYRUP OF TAR - FOR CONSUMPTION - PHILADA, deep greenish aqua, deep tubular Open Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 5 " high, very heavy with thick glass, sparkling perfect condition, a great example of this scarce bottle, circa 1840 to 1857 Sold
Item PM274, MASTA'S / INDIAN - PULMONIC - BALSAM - LOWELL / MASS., aqua, deep tubular Open Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 5 " high, double tapered top, bold embossing, lots of whittle, sparkling perfect condition, finest example of this scarce bottle, circa 1855 Sold
Item PM277, Mc.LEANS - VOLCANIC - OIL - LINIMENT, deep aqua, Open Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 3 7/8" high, inward rolled lip. This is the variant with the beveled base corners, bold embossing, numerous bubbles in the glass, almost perfect with some minor dullness, a nice example of this scarce bottle from St Louis Missouri, circa 1850 Sold
Item PM282, MYERS - ROCK ROSE - NEW HAVEN, bluish emerald green, Iron Pontil, square with beveled corners, 9 3/8" high, tapered applied top, has some bubbles and whittle. Has a few very minor wear scratches otherwise perfect, a nice example of this rare bottle from Connecticut, circa 1855 Sold
Item PM289, HYATT'S - INFALLIBLE - LIFE BALSAM / N.Y., medium to deep bluish emerald green, very strong and pushed in Iron Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 9 3/4" high, applied top, bold embossing, whittled, numerous bubbles in the glass,one of the best Hyatt's we have ever seen, circa 1850 Sold
Item PM291, MRS. M. COX'S / INDIAN VEGETABLE / DECOCTION / BALTO., bluish aqua, Open Pontil, cylindrical, 8 " high, long tapered applied top, bold embossing, has some faint inside haze from the contents and a few tiny scratches otherwise perfect condition, one of the rarest "Indian" pontiled medicine bottles with only a few known examples, this is the exact example pictured in the "Pontil Medicine Encyclopedia" by Odell, circa 1855 to 1860 Sold
Item PM297, DR W. S. LUNTS - FAMILY / MEDICINES - MAUMEE OHIO, deep blue aqua, Iron Pontil, 6 " high, rectangular with indented panels, nice crude applied top, numerous bubbles in the glass, has some traces of dried contents in several corners, perfect condition, a great example of this extremely rare bottle, circa 1850 Sold
Item PM299, JEROME'S - HAIR COLOR - RESTORER, brilliant olive green, large deep tubular Open Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 6 " high, thin flared lip, bold embossing, great crudeness with whittle and lots of bubbles, has a few speckles of inside haze from the contents, this is an "attic" type bottle not dug and cleaned. This could be the finest example of this very rare bottle due to the spectacular green color. The few other examples we have seen are more yellowish in color, America circa 1840 to 1860 Sold
Item PM300, ROHRER'S - EXPECTORIAL WILD CHERRY TONIC - LANCASTER PA, light to medium yellow amber, Iron Pontil, fancy tapered bottle with roped corners, 10 "high, bold embossing, sparkling perfect condition, a great example in a nice lighter color, circa 1850 to 1865 Sold
Item PM308, HADDLOCKS - VEGETABLE - SYRUP, aqua, Iron Pontil, six sided, the unembossed sides each have a raised label frame, 8 3/8" high, long tapered applied top, lots of bubbles in the glass, finest possible example of this extremely rare bottle, America circa 1845 to 1860 Sold
Item PM312, DR DAVIS'S - DEPURATIVE - PHILA, bluish emerald green, Iron Pontil, square with beveled corners, 9 5/8" high, applied top, lots of bubbles in the glass, has a few minor scratches otherwise a nice example and the color is deeper than most others we have seen, circa 1850 Sold
Item PM316, A B L MYERS AM - ROCK ROSE - NEW HAVEN, shaded medium to deep bluish emerald green, Iron Pontil, rectangular with indented panels, 9 " high, applied blob lip, numerous bubbles and tiny black potstones in the glass, has a few teen specks of high point wear otherwise perfect condition, a great example of this rare bottle, circa 1845 to 1865 Sold