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Spohn's Compound Bottle can anyone tell me anything about this? How Old? Value? Thanks

nhpharm

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Apr 24, 2007
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A photo of the base may help with dating this, but looks like late 1920's or very early 1930's to me. Worth very little unfortunately.
 

Millertyme

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Jul 1, 2020
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Hi there, thanks,
I love the bottle was just wondering about it. do not find Gold ones that often.
 

CanadianBottles

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May 24, 2014
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The bottle is actually clear, it's the contents that are colouring it gold. It's not one that I'm familiar with personally, but I'd agree with Nhpharm that it dates to the 20s or 30s most likely.
 

nhpharm

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It has coated the inside of the bottle. If you look horizontally through the base, you will see the true color of the bottle. If you opened the bottle and washed the contents out, the entire bottle would be clear.
 

MEDIC-372

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Dec 3, 2018
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Nice bottle...as stated it is clear and not worth much but I would keep it. Oil the cap to help preserve it.
I have seen older spohns compound bottles from around 1900 or so. What’s nice is to display yours with an older and possibly newer version.
I think that it’s a dog medicine for Distemper.
 
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Millertyme

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Jul 1, 2020
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Nice bottle...as stated it is clear and not worth much but I would keep it. Oil the cap to help preserve it.
I have seen older spohns compound bottles from around 1900 or so. What’s nice is to display yours with an older and possibly newer version.
I think that it’s a dog medicine for Distemper.
Oh wow! that is great info! I like the color, therfore I will leave it. I will oil the cap. Thanks good info to have since I just love old bottles, yet have never known much about them. So nice to have this forum! Thank you so much!! Appreciated!
 

Millertyme

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Jul 1, 2020
13
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It has coated the inside of the bottle. If you look horizontally through the base, you will see the true color of the bottle. If you opened the bottle and washed the contents out, the entire bottle would be clear.
The bottom has Diamond Circled, I believed Ohio Glass mark. Need to research, I am a bit behind in current bottle research. If I remember correctly I am thinking Ohio Glass. There is also a 7, 8 & 5. I see the clear horizontally. So awesome to learn this. Thank you!!
 

Millertyme

Member
Jul 1, 2020
13
3
The bottom has Diamond Circled, I believed Ohio Glass mark. Need to research, I am a bit behind in current bottle research. If I remember correctly I am thinking Ohio Glass. There is also a 7, 8 & 5. I see the clear horizontally. So awesome to learn this. Thank you!!
It has coated the inside of the bottle. If you look horizontally through the base, you will see the true color of the bottle. If you opened the bottle and washed the contents out, the entire bottle would be clear.
Saw this horizontally through base. Not certain I am answering you all correctly. Gosh just new to forum. Guess I will learn.
It has coated the inside of the bottle. If you look horizontally through the base, you will see the true color of the bottle. If you opened the bottle and washed the contents out, the entire bottle would be clear.
 

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