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Antique Milk Glass Apothecary Jars Ponds Kamphene Mentholatum
Antique Milk Glass Apothecary Jars Ponds Kamphene Mentholatum
$13.00
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Vintage Colbolt Blue VICKS NOXEMA and PHILLIPS Apothecary Bottles Three Jars
Vintage Colbolt Blue VICKS NOXEMA and PHILLIPS Apothecary Bottles Three Jars
$15.00
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Lot of 5 Amber Glass Vintage Apothecary Bottles jars No Lids
Lot of 5 Amber Glass Vintage Apothecary Bottles jars No Lids
$25.00
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Vintage Emerald Green Glass Apothecary Bottle and Eye Drop Jar
Vintage Emerald Green Glass Apothecary Bottle and Eye Drop Jar
$8.99
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Antique APOTHECARY JAR SET 6 Screw Cap BOTTLES Reading Chemical WHITALL TATUM
Antique APOTHECARY JAR SET 6 Screw Cap BOTTLES Reading Chemical WHITALL TATUM
$467.54
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Dakota Style Glass Lid Apothecary Candy Drug Store Bottle Jar
Dakota Style Glass Lid Apothecary Candy Drug Store Bottle Jar
$10.00
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Dakota Tiffin EAPG Glass Ground Jar Lid 3 3 4 Apothecary Candy Drug Store
Dakota Tiffin EAPG Glass Ground Jar Lid 3 3 4 Apothecary Candy Drug Store
$15.00
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Antique Apothecary jar Set of 2 5 and 4 with Bubble Lids Made In Belgium
Antique Apothecary jar Set of 2 5 and 4 with Bubble Lids Made In Belgium
$10.95
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PAIR OF LARGE COBALT BLUE LABEL UNDER GLASS APOTHECARY JAR
PAIR OF LARGE COBALT BLUE LABEL UNDER GLASS APOTHECARY JAR
$359.00
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Warren Glass Works New York Apothecary Jar Blown LUG Ground Top Bubbles 10
Warren Glass Works New York Apothecary Jar Blown LUG Ground Top Bubbles 10
$92.50
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Pair Antique 1800s French Medical Apothecary Jars Old Paris Porcelain A Collin
Pair Antique 1800s French Medical Apothecary Jars Old Paris Porcelain A Collin
$835.00
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Rare 1800s Apothecary Jar Blown 1894 Fay Schueler St Louis 8 1 2 Ground Stopper
Rare 1800s Apothecary Jar Blown 1894 Fay Schueler St Louis 8 1 2 Ground Stopper
$34.00
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Apothecary Jar Lactucarium from Germany
Apothecary Jar Lactucarium from Germany
$19.99
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Apothecary Jar Blown LUG Warren Glass Works NY Pulv Tully 10 Ground Stopper
Apothecary Jar Blown LUG Warren Glass Works NY Pulv Tully 10 Ground Stopper
$39.99
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Warren Glass Works New York Apothecary Jar Blown LUG Ground Stopper Bubbles 10
Warren Glass Works New York Apothecary Jar Blown LUG Ground Stopper Bubbles 10
$92.50
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Warren Glass Works New York Apothecary Jar Blown LUG Pulv Rhei Bubbles 10 Top
Warren Glass Works New York Apothecary Jar Blown LUG Pulv Rhei Bubbles 10 Top
$92.50
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Hand Painted Signed Cigue Strychnine Poison Apothecary Jar
Hand Painted Signed Cigue Strychnine Poison Apothecary Jar
$99.00
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Antique Hand Blown Apothecary Jar Plum Car
Antique Hand Blown Apothecary Jar Plum Car
$25.00
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H 212 ANTIQUE PORCELAIN FRENCH LIMOGES HAND PAINTED APOTHECARY JAR  COCAINE
H 212 ANTIQUE PORCELAIN FRENCH LIMOGES HAND PAINTED APOTHECARY JAR COCAINE
$180.00
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Antique Vintage Rexall Drug Store Counter Display Apothecary Pharmacy Glass Jar
Antique Vintage Rexall Drug Store Counter Display Apothecary Pharmacy Glass Jar
$29.99
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VINTAGE CANDY APOTHECARY DRUGSTORE JAR
VINTAGE CANDY APOTHECARY DRUGSTORE JAR
$100.00
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Large Atq Tiffin Dakota Glass Apothecary Show Globe Candy Jar Cone Lid 13
Large Atq Tiffin Dakota Glass Apothecary Show Globe Candy Jar Cone Lid 13
$35.00
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Vintage Columbia Swirl Apothecary Jar Large 15
Vintage Columbia Swirl Apothecary Jar Large 15
$20.00
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VINTAGE APOTHECARY GLASS JAR LID NICE
VINTAGE APOTHECARY GLASS JAR LID NICE
$17.95
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VINTAGE 4 IN GLASS APOTHECARY JAR WITH SEALED TOPS SET OF 8
VINTAGE 4 IN GLASS APOTHECARY JAR WITH SEALED TOPS SET OF 8
$48.00
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VINTAGE 4 IN GLASS APOTHECARY JAR WITH SEALED TOPS SET OF 3
VINTAGE 4 IN GLASS APOTHECARY JAR WITH SEALED TOPS SET OF 3
$21.00
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VINTAGE 4 IN GLASS APOTHECARY JAR WITH SEALED TOPS SET OF 3
VINTAGE 4 IN GLASS APOTHECARY JAR WITH SEALED TOPS SET OF 3
$18.50
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Vintage BRITE Yellow Glass Apothecary Jar 9 Ground Down Lid Canister Cookie Jar
Vintage BRITE Yellow Glass Apothecary Jar 9 Ground Down Lid Canister Cookie Jar
$50.15
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Wonderful Quality Vintage Porcelain Apothecary Jar Vanity Box Flowers Gold Gilt
$29.98
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Vintage Mexicali Orange And Tan Slag Apothecary Jar
Vintage Mexicali Orange And Tan Slag Apothecary Jar
$14.99
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ANTIQUE LARGE RUBY RED APOTHECARY COUNTER JAR
ANTIQUE LARGE RUBY RED APOTHECARY COUNTER JAR
$79.00
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Antique Vintage Gauze Apothecary Jar Medical Gilded Edwardian or Victorian
Antique Vintage Gauze Apothecary Jar Medical Gilded Edwardian or Victorian
$9.99
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Antique Apothecary Medicine Bottle Jar old hand blown clear glass with orig lid
Antique Apothecary Medicine Bottle Jar old hand blown clear glass with orig lid
$225.00
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Rare Limoge Footed Apothecary Jar Marijuana Cannabis
$325.00
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Rare Hand Painted Cocaine Apothecary Jar
Rare Hand Painted Cocaine Apothecary Jar
$154.63
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Rare Hand Painted Signed Opium Apothecary Jar
Rare Hand Painted Signed Opium Apothecary Jar
$149.00
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VINTAGE Apothecary JAR Drugstore Candy Display Medical SUPPLY JAR
VINTAGE Apothecary JAR Drugstore Candy Display Medical SUPPLY JAR
$24.00
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ANTIQUE VINTAGE APOTHECARY DRUGSTORE CANDY DISPLAY JARS EAGLES
ANTIQUE VINTAGE APOTHECARY DRUGSTORE CANDY DISPLAY JARS EAGLES
$7.00
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VINTAGE FRENCH APOTHECARY JAR PEPSINE AMYLACEE
VINTAGE FRENCH APOTHECARY JAR PEPSINE AMYLACEE
$55.00
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SET OF SET FRENCH APOTHECARY JARS WITH GREAT LABELS
SET OF SET FRENCH APOTHECARY JARS WITH GREAT LABELS
$99.00
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VINTAGE Koezes APOTHECARY JARS Drugstore DISPLAY Medical Supply Canister
VINTAGE Koezes APOTHECARY JARS Drugstore DISPLAY Medical Supply Canister
$18.00
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Apothecary Pharmacy JAR BOTTLE ANTIQUE GROUND GLASS NECK
Apothecary Pharmacy JAR BOTTLE ANTIQUE GROUND GLASS NECK
$9.95
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HAND BLOWN ANTIQUE COBALT BLUE FRENCH APOTHECARY JAR
HAND BLOWN ANTIQUE COBALT BLUE FRENCH APOTHECARY JAR
$29.00
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ANTIQUE APOTHECARY JAR CRETA PRAEP
ANTIQUE APOTHECARY JAR CRETA PRAEP
$9.99
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ANTIQUE Dakota APOTHECARY Jar 10 DRUGSTORE Display Counter Canister Glass
ANTIQUE Dakota APOTHECARY Jar 10 DRUGSTORE Display Counter Canister Glass
$20.00
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Pair of Antique French Apothecary Species Jars Golden Amber Color
Pair of Antique French Apothecary Species Jars Golden Amber Color
$99.00
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Vintage Apothecary Jar Canister Drug Store Counter Candy
Vintage Apothecary Jar Canister Drug Store Counter Candy
$4.99
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APOTHECARY JAR CONTAINER Vintage GREEN GLASS 5 5 8 TALL MADE IN BELGIUM
APOTHECARY JAR CONTAINER Vintage GREEN GLASS 5 5 8 TALL MADE IN BELGIUM
$24.99
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Large 13 1 2 Tall Clear Glass Apothecary Jar Etched Letter
Large 13 1 2 Tall Clear Glass Apothecary Jar Etched Letter
$29.00
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VTG Big Round Pumpkin APOTHECARY Jar Canister Lid GLASS Candy BAR Shower Wedding
VTG Big Round Pumpkin APOTHECARY Jar Canister Lid GLASS Candy BAR Shower Wedding
$14.00
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Antique Apothecary candy jar Beautiful and perfect condition
Antique Apothecary candy jar Beautiful and perfect condition
$120.00
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ANTIQUE HAND BLOWN RUSSIAN LAPIS BLUE APOTHECARY JAR LID MINIATURE CZAR PORTRAIT
ANTIQUE HAND BLOWN RUSSIAN LAPIS BLUE APOTHECARY JAR LID MINIATURE CZAR PORTRAIT
$49.95
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Antique Apothecary Jar bottle Original Label Healeys Pharmacy Portsmouth NH
Antique Apothecary Jar bottle Original Label Healeys Pharmacy Portsmouth NH
$9.99
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Antique Heavy Glass Apothecary Candy Store Counter Jar 10 Sided
Antique Heavy Glass Apothecary Candy Store Counter Jar 10 Sided
$29.95
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ANTIQUE GLASS APOTHECARY JAR BOTTLE WITH LID GROUND STOPPER DRUGSTORE PHARMACY
ANTIQUE GLASS APOTHECARY JAR BOTTLE WITH LID GROUND STOPPER DRUGSTORE PHARMACY
$12.99
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Vintage Antique Apothecary Jar Thick Glass Octagon Ornate Metal Lid
Vintage Antique Apothecary Jar Thick Glass Octagon Ornate Metal Lid
$9.99
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Antique Apothecary Jar Small from Batson Drugs Fort Collins CO
Antique Apothecary Jar Small from Batson Drugs Fort Collins CO
$99.00
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Antique Apothecary Jar Medium from Batson Drugs Fort Collins CO
Antique Apothecary Jar Medium from Batson Drugs Fort Collins CO
$99.00
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NICE RIBBED APOTHECARY JAR
NICE RIBBED APOTHECARY JAR
$15.00
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Antique Apothecary Drug Store Medicine Medical Pharmacy Glass Bottle Jar
Antique Apothecary Drug Store Medicine Medical Pharmacy Glass Bottle Jar
$29.99
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Antique Apothecary Drug Store Medicine Medical Pharmacy Glass Bottle Jar
Antique Apothecary Drug Store Medicine Medical Pharmacy Glass Bottle Jar
$39.99
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Pair of Apothecary Jars MENTE UROSATUM Fait Main Cachet Ancien French Italian
Pair of Apothecary Jars MENTE UROSATUM Fait Main Cachet Ancien French Italian
$75.00
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VINTAGE AMBER APOTHECARY JARS WITH GLASS LIDS
VINTAGE AMBER APOTHECARY JARS WITH GLASS LIDS
$19.99
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LARGE DEEP AMBER APOTHECARY JAR APPLIED LIP 12 1 2 TALL NO STOPPER
LARGE DEEP AMBER APOTHECARY JAR APPLIED LIP 12 1 2 TALL NO STOPPER
$19.99
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Vintage 10 WHITALL TATUM Apothecary Medicine Pharmacy Jar W Stopper W T
Vintage 10 WHITALL TATUM Apothecary Medicine Pharmacy Jar W Stopper W T
$19.99
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Vintage Apothecary Jar Lid Only
Vintage Apothecary Jar Lid Only
$6.99
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antique 135 inch tall apothecary candy jar rare ground stopper fits snugly
antique 135 inch tall apothecary candy jar rare ground stopper fits snugly
$56.00
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Antique Apothecary 12 Faceted cut diamond shape Glass Candy Jar
Antique Apothecary 12 Faceted cut diamond shape Glass Candy Jar
$39.99
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Antique Glass Apothecary Jar w Stopper Label Under Glass Macis GD 1800s
Antique Glass Apothecary Jar w Stopper Label Under Glass Macis GD 1800s
$28.99
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Vintage glass jar apothecary candy cork top srug store display large ginger
Vintage glass jar apothecary candy cork top srug store display large ginger
$499.99
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Antique Apothecary Drug Store Medicine Medical Pharmacy Glass Bottle Jar
Antique Apothecary Drug Store Medicine Medical Pharmacy Glass Bottle Jar
$9.99
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Rare Pair 2 Antique Art Deco Beehive Druggist Pharmacy Apothecary Display Jars
Rare Pair 2 Antique Art Deco Beehive Druggist Pharmacy Apothecary Display Jars
$399.00
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VINTAGE APOTHECARY JAR FOUR SIDED FOOTED DRUG STORE VANITY BATH WEDDING DISPLAY
VINTAGE APOTHECARY JAR FOUR SIDED FOOTED DRUG STORE VANITY BATH WEDDING DISPLAY
$14.00
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Antique Vintage Glass Apothecary Square Jar Set
Antique Vintage Glass Apothecary Square Jar Set
$24.99
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Antique Vintage Glass Apothecary Medicine Jar
Antique Vintage Glass Apothecary Medicine Jar
$14.99
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Vintage Amber Brown Glass Apothecary Bottle Jar Vase 7 3 8 tall
Vintage Amber Brown Glass Apothecary Bottle Jar Vase 7 3 8 tall
$9.99
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Antique drug store apothecary counter display jar HOLLICKS MALTED MILK 95
Antique drug store apothecary counter display jar HOLLICKS MALTED MILK 95
$99.00
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Vintage Clear Glass Apothecary Jar
Vintage Clear Glass Apothecary Jar
$4.99
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Antique Vintage Heavy Blown Glass Medical APOTHECARY Jars Lot Set of 7
Antique Vintage Heavy Blown Glass Medical APOTHECARY Jars Lot Set of 7
$199.99
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Vintage Apothecary Jars Blue Stones in one
Vintage Apothecary Jars Blue Stones in one
$16.00
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Antique Round Glass Apothecary Jar Label Under  Stopper
Antique Round Glass Apothecary Jar Label Under Stopper
$34.99
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Antique VTG Clear Glass Lidded Apothecary Bottle Store Display Candy Jar Dish
Antique VTG Clear Glass Lidded Apothecary Bottle Store Display Candy Jar Dish
$42.49
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Reduced Vintage Lovely Glass Apothecary Jar Drug Store Unmarked Wheaton
Reduced Vintage Lovely Glass Apothecary Jar Drug Store Unmarked Wheaton
$16.99
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Lovely early APOTHECARY jar Unusual LID STOPPER
Lovely early APOTHECARY jar Unusual LID STOPPER
$99.99
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19th C antique French Hand Painted Apothecary Goma Asafoetida Porcelain Jar
19th C antique French Hand Painted Apothecary Goma Asafoetida Porcelain Jar
$249.00
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ANTIQUE VINTAGE APOTHECARY DRUGSTORE CANDY COUNTER JAR CANISTER 10 INCHES TALL
ANTIQUE VINTAGE APOTHECARY DRUGSTORE CANDY COUNTER JAR CANISTER 10 INCHES TALL
$39.99
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ANTIQUE DRUG STORE ERA APOTHECARY JAR Ground Lid  Jar Top HEAVY
ANTIQUE DRUG STORE ERA APOTHECARY JAR Ground Lid Jar Top HEAVY
$27.75
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ANTIQUE DRUG STORE DAKOTA ERA APOTHECARY JAR Excellent Condition
ANTIQUE DRUG STORE DAKOTA ERA APOTHECARY JAR Excellent Condition
$34.95
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MONUMENTAL EARLY GERMAN APOTHECARY JAR DRUG STORE DESICCATOR JAR
MONUMENTAL EARLY GERMAN APOTHECARY JAR DRUG STORE DESICCATOR JAR
$29.99
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circa 1840s Antique Apothecary Jar Bottle Etched Glass nearly perfect
circa 1840s Antique Apothecary Jar Bottle Etched Glass nearly perfect
$324.00
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Vintage Apothecary Bottle Jar Stopper or Lid Gear Pattern Top Only 2 3 4 in
Vintage Apothecary Bottle Jar Stopper or Lid Gear Pattern Top Only 2 3 4 in
$4.99
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Brown Glass Apothecary Jar w Lid from Belgium 85
Brown Glass Apothecary Jar w Lid from Belgium 85
$10.00
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Antique Apothecary Pressed Clear Glass Footed Globe Display Jar with Stopper
Antique Apothecary Pressed Clear Glass Footed Globe Display Jar with Stopper
$75.00
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Vintage Apothecary Medicine Jar
Vintage Apothecary Medicine Jar
$30.00
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5 Glass Apothecary JarsReagent Bottles60 to 1000mL
5 Glass Apothecary JarsReagent Bottles60 to 1000mL
$36.95
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4 Reagent Bottles 500mL 16oz Glass Apothecary Jars
4 Reagent Bottles 500mL 16oz Glass Apothecary Jars
$36.99
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Vintage Pyrex Apothecary Laboratory Jar Bottle
Vintage Pyrex Apothecary Laboratory Jar Bottle
$59.99
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Vintage Pyrex Apothecary Laboratory Jar Bottle
Vintage Pyrex Apothecary Laboratory Jar Bottle
$49.99
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VTG Glass Lab Specimen Display Bottle Apothecary Jar Screw Lid 12 JL Co
VTG Glass Lab Specimen Display Bottle Apothecary Jar Screw Lid 12 JL Co
$39.99
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Vintage MEDICAL Doctors Office COTTON jar CANISTER Apothecary Medicine Storage
Vintage MEDICAL Doctors Office COTTON jar CANISTER Apothecary Medicine Storage
$29.99
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6 Reagent Bottles 60ml Apothecary Jar Chemical Storage
$32.95
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Pk 4125ml 4 oz Glass Reagent Bottles Apothecary Jar
Pk 4125ml 4 oz Glass Reagent Bottles Apothecary Jar
$24.99
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Lot of 4 4L Glass Jars Bottles Apothecary 4000ml 4000 ml Liter
Lot of 4 4L Glass Jars Bottles Apothecary 4000ml 4000 ml Liter
$29.99
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4 Glass Apothecary JarsReagent Bottles60 125 250 500
4 Glass Apothecary JarsReagent Bottles60 125 250 500
$32.95
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Set of 4 250ml Glass Reagent Bottle Apothecary Jar Bottles
Set of 4 250ml Glass Reagent Bottle Apothecary Jar Bottles
$29.95
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4 1000mL 34oz Glass Reagent Bottles Apothecary Jars
4 1000mL 34oz Glass Reagent Bottles Apothecary Jars
$42.99
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Vintage Square Apothecary Jar Bottle w Ground Stopper Lid Labware E1370
Vintage Square Apothecary Jar Bottle w Ground Stopper Lid Labware E1370
$34.00
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Dress My Cupcake 215 Inch Apothecary Jar Candy Buffet Container Case of 2
Dress My Cupcake 215 Inch Apothecary Jar Candy Buffet Container Case of 2
$117.95
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Tall Heavy Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles Excellent Air tightness Brand New
Tall Heavy Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles Excellent Air tightness Brand New
$47.00
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Vintage Square Apothecary 7 Bottle Jar w Ground Glass Stopper Lid E027
Vintage Square Apothecary 7 Bottle Jar w Ground Glass Stopper Lid E027
$38.00
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Vintage Antique Amber Square Apothecary Glass Bottle Jar E143 Brown Jar
Vintage Antique Amber Square Apothecary Glass Bottle Jar E143 Brown Jar
$28.00
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Vintage MEDICAL Doctors Office COTTON jar CANISTER Apothecary Medicine Storage
$29.99
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Vintage MEDICAL Doctors Office COTTON jar CANISTER Apothecary Medicine Storage
Vintage MEDICAL Doctors Office COTTON jar CANISTER Apothecary Medicine Storage
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Vintage MEDICAL Doctors Office COTTON jar CANISTER Apothecary Medicine Storage
Vintage MEDICAL Doctors Office COTTON jar CANISTER Apothecary Medicine Storage
$29.99
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Vintage MEDICAL Doctors Office COTTON jar CANISTER Apothecary Medicine Storage
Vintage MEDICAL Doctors Office COTTON jar CANISTER Apothecary Medicine Storage
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Vintage MEDICAL Doctors Office COTTON jar CANISTER Apothecary Medicine Storage
Vintage MEDICAL Doctors Office COTTON jar CANISTER Apothecary Medicine Storage
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Vintage MEDICAL Doctors Office COTTON jar CANISTER Apothecary Medicine Storage
Vintage MEDICAL Doctors Office COTTON jar CANISTER Apothecary Medicine Storage
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REAGENT JARS APOTHECARY BOTTLES JAR BOTTLE 5 SIZES
REAGENT JARS APOTHECARY BOTTLES JAR BOTTLE 5 SIZES
$33.20
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Dublin Crystal Apothecary Beverage Jar with Spigot
Dublin Crystal Apothecary Beverage Jar with Spigot
$49.99
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APOTHECARY JAR WITH PILL CRUSHER MUST SEE 4 OUNCE SIZE
APOTHECARY JAR WITH PILL CRUSHER MUST SEE 4 OUNCE SIZE
$50.00
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Large old glass apothecary jar 11 tall vintage science medical glassware 3014
Large old glass apothecary jar 11 tall vintage science medical glassware 3014
$55.00
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Everybody knows and loves the exotic, tropical orchids (e.g., Phalaenopsis, and Cattleya), but wouldn't it be good to have an orchid that lives outside in temperate zones? It might surprise you to know that there are lots of gorgeous terrestrial orchids for temperate zones 5-9 which can be truly extremely uncomplicated to grow. Two such hardy temperate terrestrial orchids are Bletilla and Calanthe. Other genera worth experimenting with in temperate climates contain Aplectrum, Calopogon, Cephalanthera, Cymbidium, Epipactis, Goodyera, Habenaria, Pleione, Spiranthes, and Tipularia. We will not address epiphytic (non-soil growing) orchids in this report and Cypripediums (hardy lady slipper orchids) are covered inside a separate article.

Background

There are more than 880 genera and 30,000 variety inside family. Almost 10% of all identified plant life in the world are orchids...and you almost certainly thought they had been rare! Based around the complexity of their flower morphology and very specialized habitats and life cycles, orchids are considered to be the most extremely evolved of the monocots (plants that germinate with only 1 leaf). The identify Orchidaceae is derived from certainly a single of its genera (Orchis), which in turn is derived in the Greek word orkhis, meaning testicle, as Orchis species develop a pair of bulbs the dimension and form of dog testicles (I am not creating this up!). Gardeners have flocked to this charismatic group and horticulturists have bred or picked through 100,000 registered hybrids and cultivars of orchids and possibly four times as several unregistered hybrids.

Orchids are widespread on every continent except for Antarctica. North America has at the least 20 indigenous genera of cold tolerant orchids, and our dwelling state of North Carolina is home to 60 native orchid species.

Orchids happen to be coveted and grown for centuries. Over 2500 a extended time in the past the Chinese philosopher, Confucius, grew orchids and wrote poetry and music about them. The earliest written music that nonetheless exists today is Confucius' Youlan or The Solitary Orchid. Two thousand several years ago, the Greek botanist Dioscorides wrote a medical book, Materia Medica, describing how to make use of orchids as an aphrodisiac. In medieval Europe, a philosophy often known as the "doctrine of signatures" held that a plant's appearance indicated how mankind ought to use it; thus, orchids became widely applied to improve male sexual prowess. North American orchids made their way to Europe to the ships of Columbus and Cortez for the duration of the Age of Discovery. In 1885, The Royal Horticultural Culture in England started the primary Orchid Society and in 1921, the American Orchid Society was formed.

The orchid obsession was fueled in component by the 1851 publication of The Orchid Grower's Manual by B.S. The Victorian era of orchid madness was often known as the "orchidelirium", and it rivaled the Dutch tulip mania of the 1500s. Collectors mounted expensive expeditions that have been shrouded in secrecy, misinformation, danger and violence. Today, our obsession with orchids is supported by a billion-dollar business that propagates huge numbers in tissue culture laboratories.

Orchids are primarily applied as ornamental vegetation with a number of exceptions. Occasionally, orchid flowers are utilized as becoming a salad garnish in fancy restaurants and orchids are also common minimize flowers. Their ethnobotanical applications include their use as an aphrodisiac (Orchis bulbs), to staunch blood flow (Bletilla rhizomes), to decrease fertility in women (Ansellia), and as being a sedative and anti-anxiety medicine (Cypripedium rhizomes).

Morphology

Hardy orchids are usually herbaceous perennials that sort a tiny clump. Although several tropical orchids are epiphytic or lithophytic, most cold months hardy orchids are terrestrial, living inside the ground. Orchid roots tend to become short, fleshy, thick, fragile, and happen near the land surface. Other type create structures that could look like a round bulb, or a flattened corm. The rhizomes, bulbs, and corms are all referred to as pseudobulbs. Pseudobulbs are thick fleshy stems which will type beneath or above the ground. The backbulbs remain attached towards the crown in the place for a number of years to supply energy, but they ultimately deteriorate.

Cultivation

Euryops pectinatus is among those backyard plants that a gardener in a very dry, Mediterranean climate can't afford to overlook. It may not be fantastically spectacular as far as ornamental bushes go, but it is attractive enough, hardy to pests and disease, drought tolerant and ideal for the house gardener searching for low upkeep plants. Furthermore, it has one specific good quality that sets it aside from many other type of similar appearance.

Most hardy orchids are woodland, grassland or forest edge species, with only a quantity of tolerating direct sun. As a general rule, hardy orchids like well-drained, cool, moist soils. The combination of well-drained and moist soil often confuses gardeners. Imagine a sponge that has been squeezed out. It is both well drained (lots of air in it) and moist (lots of water in it). So as to offer well-drained, cool, moist land it is best to combine compost with your indigenous soil. We recommend a nutrient wealthy land using a pH amongst 6.2 and 6.5, in which not only orchids, but most backyard facilities are likely to thrive. As prolonged as the soil is nutritionally balanced, no additional fertilizers should be necessary unless directed by a earth test. If needed, use an all organic blend is recommended.

Once your mattress is finished, cautiously place your hardy orchid to ensure that you usually do not break any from the fragile roots. Spread the roots out as widely as possible. It is ideal if the crown of the plant is at terrain level or just slightly beneath since planting it too deep invites crown rot. Provide a covering of mulch to maintain in moisture and hold the soil cool. If your earth is organically active and not unbalanced by chemicals, slugs and snails needs to be kept in check.

Hardy orchids demand a period of chilly winter vernalization, however the roots do not like to freeze and thaw repeatedly. Keep other more aggressive plant life that may compete for nutrients away from hardy orchids. Small or medium sized hostas are very good companion plants, together with clump forming ferns, epimediums, helleborus, cyclamen, trillium along with other woodland dwellers. Since orchids are typically shallow rooted, usually do not use hoes for weed elimination.

Propagation of hardy orchids

Cypripedium, Bletilla, Calanthe, and Cymbidium will all sort clumps if they're happy. While the clumps don't need typical division, they might be divided to provide much more plants. The clumps should be very carefully dug so as to not harm the quite fragile fleshy roots. The new plantlets can be teased apart or cut aside which has a knife. Even though this can be accomplished in early summer, my favorite time is in the winter...assuming the ground within your area isn't frozen.

Orchid backbulbs have dormant buds that can become energetic once more when separated through the pseudobulb and planted. Backbulb propagation works greatest for Aplectrum, Bletilla, Calanthe, Cymbidium, Calopogon, and Tipularia.

It is incredibly hard to increase orchids from seed, not just because the seeds are the size of dust, but because most seeds have no endosperm and most seedlings tend not to form cotyledons. In the wild orchids necessitate a certain symbiotic mycorrhizal fungus to offer sugars, hormones, along with other progress factors towards the seedling until eventually it truly is significant enough to survive on its own. Orchids is usually grown from seed without the fungus (asymbiotically) in sterile tissue culture labs today thanks to a specialized course of action developed in 1922 by Dr. Lewis Knudson of Cornell University.

Immature pods (and seeds) are preferred since the mature seeds are dormant and contain germination inhibitors that need a chilly time period to overcome. The pods are floor sterilized in bleach then flamed with alcohol. The pods are reduce open which has a sterile scalpel, and scraped to remove the dust-like seeds. The seeds are surface sterilized and placed into jars containing a special progress combine of agar, sugars, hormones, and nutrients (the "Knudsen formula"). Bletilla grown from seed can flower in as tiny as three years, but most other hardy orchids take 6-8 several years from seed to flower. Now you fully grasp why hardy orchids is usually so pricey!

Euryops pectinatus is an evergreen little shrub, or woody perennial from South Africa. It grows to about 1-2meters (3-6ft) with grayish-green, finely toothed foliage. With normal clipping, its development is far more compact, and at a height of about 1 meter performs nicely as a background or filler place within a flower bed, or being a low informal hedge. It blooms profusely from the spring until eventually the beginning of winter, with prominent, deep yellow, daisy flowers.

The name Bletilla literally means "little Bletia" which is really a New World orchid genus that it resembles. In turn, Bletia is named for a Spanish botanist and apothecary, Don Luis Blet. Bletilla goes by the frequent name soil orchid.

As a member in the Asteraceae (Compositae) botanical family, its afore mentioned daisy flowers mix nicely which has a host of flowering plants, whether shrubs and bushes, annuals and perennials. In visual terms, its closest associate is probably the fabulous Chrysanthemum frutescens.

In climates where they're cold months hardy, Bletilla is the easiest hardy orchid to start with due to the fact it's extremely adaptable to a wide vary of environments. The genus contains 8 type that happen to be native to Asia. Three species, the pink flowered Bletilla formosana, the yellow flowered Bletilla ochracea and rose-purple flowered Bletilla striata are prevalent in horticulture. Mature Bletilla form a series of inflorescences (racemes) for as much as ten weeks while in the spring or early summer. Each inflorescence arises in the tip of a stem and has 3-10, 1.5" wide, nodding florets.

Bletilla also have shallowly pleated (plicate), narrow leaves that happen to be desirable even when the place isn't in flower. The facilities are deciduous and expand to about 1.5' tall. In their native environment, they grow in dappled shade beneath a canopy of tall grasses but they adapt well to a extensive vary of woodland sites. In the garden, Bletilla prefer evenly moist, well-drained soils and also a position in half-day sun or light shade. Bletilla are fairly drought tolerant, but the growth rate slows dramatically after they aren't kept moist. When they may be increasing well, they easily kind significant clumps.

At the northern end of their hardiness array Bletilla need a winter weather covering of mulch to protect the roots. When possible, plant them in the cooler spot within your backyard to delay their spring emergence.

The foremost breeder of Bletilla is Richard Evenden of Spalding, UK, who is responsible for most of your hybrids.

The one fantastic benefit that Euryops has is its longevity. There are quite number of perennials offered for the gardener that flower through such a long period, and that can be relied on year soon after year. It is ideal thus to mix each species - Chrysanthemum supplying far more color options, and a foliage "architecture" which is nearly unparelled inside the gardening world, with Euryops pectinatus supplying stability and easy maintenance.

Bletilla species

Bletilla ochracea (Golden Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata (Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Alba' (White Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Albostriata' (White Striped Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Big Bob' (Big Bob Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'First Kiss' (First Kiss Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Innocence' (Innocence Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Junpaku' (Junpaku Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Lips' (Lips Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Murasaki Shikibu' (Murasaki Shikibu Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Soryu' (Soryu Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla Hybrids

Bletilla 'Brigantes' (Brigantes Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Coritani' (Coritani Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Kate' PP 19,878 (Kate Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Yokohama' (Yokohama Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Penway Dragon' (Penway Dragon Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Penway Paris' (Penway Paris Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Penway Princess' (Penway Princess Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Penway Rainbow' (Penway Rainbow Chinese language Ground Orchid)

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