Druggist or pharmacy, drugstore or prescription bottles have a close connection to the other types of medicinal bottles. Most of the many thousands of local druggists during the 19th and early 20th century typically concocted their own medicinal compounds to sell from their stores utilizing proprietary druggist or prescription bottles with the druggist or store name, address, city and state, and–or other information or a graphic feature. There were likely ten’s of thousands of different embossed druggist bottles made between the 1870s and 1920s—the heyday of the proprietary druggist bottle.
Let’s go into the Gallery. Click on a bottle below!