Adolph spiehler bottle, and ferraline bottle?

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gdog68

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Got a nice bottle. Just curious about the company and what they made. The bottle looks similar to the vintage Florida water bottles but im unsure of the age or contents of these two. The ferraline bottle I was unable to find anything online about it.
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I've never seen either before. I'm pretty confident that the Spiehler bottle was indeed Florida water, just produced by a smaller company that was competing with Murray and Lanman.

I was able to find some info on Ferraline through the court cases they lost, the company was based out of Demopolis, Alabama and the product was basically an iron supplement (if you can even call it that) which promised a lot of ridiculous health benefits. The cases are from the 1920s but your bottle looks a bit old for that, so I'm not sure if the company had managed to survive for a few decades or if yours was made at the very tail end of the BIM era. https://fdanj.nlm.nih.gov/?f[fdanj.defendantnames][]=Ferraline+Medicine+Co.
 

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I pulled the document up and it seems the company was similar to those snake oil salesman's. They stated that the iron supplement cures everything but in reality its just a iron supplement 97 percent water 3 percent iron sulfate. Seems kind of fishy, and definitely false advertisement.
 

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