I purchased a amber 3 sided poison from the Ely Lily Co.
with the label and contents still intact, (Mercury bi-chloride), on eBay,
with no problem.
I believe the seller put a disclosure and warning about the contents.
What is kinda cool is the pills all are almost coffin shaped, and have a...
I saw the same eBay sales for the St. Pete straight side, two sales for the same exact bottle.
First sale for $124.00 must have been cancelled, or bottle returned.
Pretty bad shape.
Always hate the "what's it worth" aspect of any collecting, but any knowledge is good knowledge.
99.9% of my digging was done in Colorado, and I am pretty knowledgeable
about the bottles from there.
Florida, I know very little, except from what I found from you all.
Reading about the base having the numbers 247, and stating that because of that it would be from the year 1909...
Next question, scarce meaning no more than a hundred known?
Now I gotta get one of the Porter books.
No intention to sell, still eyeballing it like the memory of my first issue of Playboy!
First time that I got out poking around since I moved down to Florida from Colorado.
Saw a house tear-down, and asked if I could poke around.
This straight was sticking halfway out of the ground, can't believe the backhoes didn't kill it.
Asked if I could do some digging, owner sadly...
I had to search my computer for my password just so I could post this response.I recently dug a Denver whiskey/wine crock that although I'm loving, pales in comparison to your find.Being out here in Denver where, frankly they don't have older whiskeys anywhere near the beauty of that...
Out here in Colorado, I've heard that because of all the legalizing of marijuana, people are really
starting to collect anything pertaining to the history of pot.
New markets are opening up everywhere!
Thanks all, still elated from this past weekend dig.
More than made up for all the times I went to this site and spent seven, eight hours of
seriously hard dirt scrapping and dug nada.
Turns out that the Citrate sold by this doctor was the only one produced in amber, all others were in...