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Naval surgeons bottle

Posted By dylan007 7/26/2017 6:07:03 PM
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 Posted 7/26/2017 6:07:03 PM
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recently acquired Navy surgeons bottle marked 17 1/2 with arrow.Any comments would be welcome.
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These were part of a ship's doctors medicine chest or shore based pharmacy. The numbers refer to a list of contents that the doctor or surgeon kept. The arrow is the British government ordnance sign. By coincidence I have a run of 5 embossed 121/2 that will be for sale.







Wanted --- any unusual items from Kent & the South East, including advertising, early stoneware, & bottles (of course!).  Also rare patent poisons, early pontilled medicines, & rare burst lip/teakettle inks.


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