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I got this cobalt blue Wyeth poison bottle the other day. I thought it was an insulator but after knocking out the dirt I realized it had a bottom. Also it had embossing. I wiped it off and read the word poison. I have seen these before but never dug one myself. I have loads of Wyeth bottles, but not like this. I saw after the clean up it has 2 full cracks by the word Wyeth, loads of surface stress cracks but it is still in one piece. Does anyone know what they sold in this poison bottle? Thanks for any info.
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Why would a dose cup say poison on it?
I didn't say dose cup Robby; I said similar to. The purpose I propose would be to measure the amount one would mix with a given volume of water before putting the solution into a hand-pump fly sprayer such as the ones I can still remember people using in the 1950's before everything came pressurized with ozone killing gases, or the type still commonly used by gardener.

Given the small volume of the cup, I'm going with pesticide to be diluted most likely with water, but fluids such as mineral spirits or kerosene might have been possibilities too, then sprayed out of something that looked like these:
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Don't believe so. Why would a dose cup say poison on it?
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I'm imagining "poison" was the product.
Did they have "fumigating" poisons back then or concentrated sprays that needed to be measured? Wouldn't want to use your kitchen measuring cup, you know how bad we are about not washing things out.

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I didn't say dose cup Robby; I said similar to. The purpose I propose would be to measure the amount one would mix with a given volume of water before putting the solution into a hand-pump fly sprayer such as the ones I can still remember people using in the 1950's before everything came pressurized with ozone killing gases, or the type still commonly used by gardener.

Given the small volume of the cup, I'm going with pesticide to be diluted most likely with water, but fluids such as mineral spirits or kerosene might have been possibilities too, then sprayed out of something that looked like these: View attachment 230355
Oh, I understand. I'm not sure, I see them sold as a tube poison i think? No mention of it being a measuring cup. I just don't know. Its always a possibility. Somebody on this site will know. Thanks for the reply and thought on this one. I am posting another odd metal snap cap I need identified.
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Great! Thanks for that. There are some amazing poison bottle on that site. I looked through the gallery. Thanks again.
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http://www.poisonousaddiction.com/html/poisons_0.html 3 bottles down. Antiseptic and some sort of antidote.
Thanks for smashing my measuring cup theory :eek:!

Hey, I took a shot based partially on Wyeth's use of the dose cup on their well-known medicine bottle. Speaking of taking a shot, I think I'll go assuage my disappointment with one right now!

Just kidding; it's nice to have a definitive answer. Great reference!
 

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Thanks for smashing my measuring cup theory :eek:!

Hey, I took a shot based partially on Wyeth's use of the dose cup on their well-known medicine bottle. Speaking of taking a shot, I think I'll go assuage my disappointment with one right now!

Just kidding; it's nice to have a definitive answer. Great reference!
I thought you might be right. I have seen the dose cup, they ever have one with an eye cup. This was an antidote or a antiseptic. Very cool.
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