Here is another style that isn`t too hard to find, although the one on the right with all the embossing on one panel is a little scarcer. That one is embossed "Standard / S.M. Bixby & Co. / Shoe Dressing" on one side. The other three are embossed "S.M. Bixby & Co." on one panel and "Standard / Dressing" on the next one. The two on the right show the nicely colored labels that these had, one in green and the other in red. Because of the early design of the labels I think that these were used before Bixby patented his famous bulbous shoulder bottles, since he started in business in the 1860`s and had to have used some kind of cantainers in the 15 years before his patent. That would date these to the 1870`s up to 1881. These have only been seen in aqua.
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