Mint "Cheracol" Paper Label on a Medium Size 8 1/2 Inch Tall Glass Drug Store Jar !

Mint Medium Size 8 & 1/2 Inch Tall Glass Pharmacy / Drug Store Jar is a Ca. 1890's Jar with a later "Cheracol" mint Paper Label from Cherry's Pharmacy Store from Harford Rd. & Moravia Ave. in Baltimore,MD. Circa 1930's.

"For Relief of Cough Due to Common Colds."

Perfect fitting Pressed Glass Stopper !

Later Blown Molded Jar without Seams and a Fire Finished Top Lip & a nice Crown Lid Circa 1900. One burst air bubble on bottom of Jar lid.

Bottom of Jar is Smooth & Fire finished.

Suspect Paper Label for Liquid on a Powder Jar, usually applied by Drug Stores as needed. The polished inside neck is perfectly matched with the polished outside of the Stopper .

Medium size jar stands 8 1/2 inches overall to top of lid, 7 1/4 inches to the lip, and 2 3/4 inches across the base diameter.

Weighs 13.3 Ounces complete with stopper.

Looks Like it was N.O.S. New Old Stock, or Never used without signs of a Wear Pattern on bottom.

Glass is in Mint Condition, Drug Store applied the paper Label on the Jar possibly in the 1920 due to the color lithography, with Phone listing Hamilton 6-4100. Reg. #2236.

Barnard Cherry Historical Notes : In 1938, Mr. Cherry opened Cherry's Prescription Pharmacy at Harford Road and Moravia Boulevard. In addition to filling prescriptions, he dispensed plenty of advice along with ice cream sodas and snowballs until he retired and closed the store in 1992. Ref.: October 25, 1995|By Fred Rasmussen | Fred Rasmussen,Baltimore SUN STAFF.

Item ID: 3411


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