An outstanding antique bulk heroin medicinal / druggist bottle by the well-known G. It is a very large amber machine-made bottle w. There is a makers mark on the bottom of the bottle, but I have not been able to identify which glass manufacturing company.
Size: 11 inches tall (27.94 cm) x 4 ¼ inches in diameter (10.16 cm). The condition of the bottle is excellent. There are no cracks, chips, flea-bites, etc. The label is in very good antique condition with wear you would expect for the age.
There is some residue in the bottle, but I have not attempted to clean it out - it is as I found it. In 1920 the House of Delegates of the American Medical Association at its 71st annual session adopted the following resolution: that heroin be eliminated from all medicinal preparations and that it should not be administered, prescribed, nor dispensed; and that the importation, manufacture, and sale of heroin should be prohibited in the United States.
The production of heroin by pharmaceutical factories ceased within a very short time after that. Harvey Company was started around 1880 by George F. Harvey, originally from Vermont, who moved to Saratoga Springs and began operations out of his home on Church Street. There he developed and improved machinery to manufacture medicine in pill form, a major improvement on the then-common liquids and powders. In 1889 Harvey went into business with Sidney Rickard and New York State Senator Edgar T.
The three incorporated the G. By 1907 the company employed 100 people plus 66 traveling salesmen. This is a previously owned item. Please see all photos for a complete description of condition of the item you will receive. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science & Medicine (Pre-1930)\Apothecary & Pharmaceutical\Bottles & Jars".The seller is "frenchbulldogmia" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay. Harvey Company