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Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar  Ground Stopper Squill
Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar Ground Stopper Squill
$39.11
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Tipton Apothecary Jar
Tipton Apothecary Jar
$380.00
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Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar  Ground Stopper Aloes
Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar Ground Stopper Aloes
$39.11
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Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar  Ground Stopper Ipecac
Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar Ground Stopper Ipecac
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Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar  Ground Stopper Iraqacanth
Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar Ground Stopper Iraqacanth
$39.11
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Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar Ground Stopper Borax
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Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar Ground Stopper Boric Acid
$39.11
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Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar Ground Stopper Soap
$39.11
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Antique Apothecary Pharmacy 8 Medicine Bottle Jar Ground Stopper Capsicum
$39.11
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One Antique Apothecary Pharmacy Drug Store Medicine Bottle Jar Glass No Stopper
One Antique Apothecary Pharmacy Drug Store Medicine Bottle Jar Glass No Stopper
$38.49
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19TH C FRENCH PORCELAIN HANDPAINTED APOTHECARY JAR FROM CORP COLLECTION
19TH C FRENCH PORCELAIN HANDPAINTED APOTHECARY JAR FROM CORP COLLECTION
$190.00
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Vintage locked decanters Pharmaceutical bottles Caduceus Samuels Apothecary jars
$54.99
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Vtg Cobalt Blue Paneled Art Glass Apothecary Drug Store Spice Canisters Jars HTF
$79.99
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Medium Anchor Hocking Glass Apothecary Jar Bottle Drug Brown Amber 80 76 3 2
$15.00
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Antique Whte Porcelain Large Apothecary Lidded Jar circa 1900s CROC SATIV
Antique Whte Porcelain Large Apothecary Lidded Jar circa 1900s CROC SATIV
$489.00
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OLD VTG GLASS GENERAL STORE APOTHECARY CANDY SPICE CANNISTER JAR LOT OF 3
OLD VTG GLASS GENERAL STORE APOTHECARY CANDY SPICE CANNISTER JAR LOT OF 3
$49.00
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Drug Marijuana Limoges French Apothecary Pharmacy Chemist Porcelain Jar pot
$224.99
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Drug Haschisch Limoges French Apothecary Pharmacy Chemist Porcelain Jar pot
$249.99
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Antique Glass Apothecary Bottle Stopper Label Under Glass Medical Jar
$6.99
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Antique Vintage Pharmacy Chemistry Apothecary Bottle Jar
Antique Vintage Pharmacy Chemistry Apothecary Bottle Jar
$34.30
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Antique Vintage Pharmacy Chemistry Apothecary Bottle Jar
Antique Vintage Pharmacy Chemistry Apothecary Bottle Jar
$34.30
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Antique Vintage Pharmacy Chemistry Apothecary Bottle Jar
$45.00
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Antique Vintage Pharmacy Chemistry Apothecary Bottle Jar
Antique Vintage Pharmacy Chemistry Apothecary Bottle Jar
$38.50
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RARE 19 1 2T Columbia Swirl Pharmacy Apothecary Store Jar Black Gold Harlequin
RARE 19 1 2T Columbia Swirl Pharmacy Apothecary Store Jar Black Gold Harlequin
$149.99
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Antique GLASS SQUARE COUNTER JAR APOTHECARY STORAGE JAR Green LID RARE RIBBED
Antique GLASS SQUARE COUNTER JAR APOTHECARY STORAGE JAR Green LID RARE RIBBED
$36.99
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Vintage Cut Glass Apothecary Jar With Green And Gold Trim With Lid
Vintage Cut Glass Apothecary Jar With Green And Gold Trim With Lid
$19.99
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Apothecary Jars large set of two
Apothecary Jars large set of two
$20.00
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LARGE PAIR APOTHECARY SHOW GLOBE DECO COUNTER DRUG STORE JAR  STAND 9 PIECES
LARGE PAIR APOTHECARY SHOW GLOBE DECO COUNTER DRUG STORE JAR STAND 9 PIECES
$595.00
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Vintage old French porcelain pharmacy apothecary jar
$9.99
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2 VINTAGE PHARMACEUTICAL APOTHECARY MEDICAL LABRATORY GLASS JAR BOTTLE
2 VINTAGE PHARMACEUTICAL APOTHECARY MEDICAL LABRATORY GLASS JAR BOTTLE
$7.99
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Set of 2 Vintage Black Glass Apothecary Vanity Jars with Lids JV Co Inc VGC
$20.00
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Antique 11 1 4 Apothecary Candy Jar w Ground Stopper Drug Store RX Pharmacy
Antique 11 1 4 Apothecary Candy Jar w Ground Stopper Drug Store RX Pharmacy
$28.98
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Vintage 15 1 8 Columbia Glass Globe Candy Jar Apothecary Drug Store RX
$114.98
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6 1 4 Apothecary Candy Jar w Ground Glass Stopper RX Pharmacy Drug Store
$17.98
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6 1 2 Apothecary Candy Jar w Ground Glass Stopper RX Pharmacy Drug Store
$17.98
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Vintage 11 Columbia Glass Globe Candy Jar Apothecary Drug Store RX
$105.98
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Vintage 9 5 8 Apothecary Candy Jar Ground Glass Stopper RX Pharmacy Drug Store
$23.98
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6 5 8 Apothecary Candy Jar w Ground Glass Stopper RX Pharmacy Drug Store
$17.98
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10 Unusual Ten Sided Apothecary Drug Store Candy Jar RX Pharmacy
$32.98
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VTG LARGE PHARMACY CANDY EMBOSSED WIDE MOUTH GROUND GLASS LID  APOTHECARY JAR
VTG LARGE PHARMACY CANDY EMBOSSED WIDE MOUTH GROUND GLASS LID APOTHECARY JAR
$34.98
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Lot of 3 Apothecary Jars with Lids Clear Glass Canister Storage Containers
Lot of 3 Apothecary Jars with Lids Clear Glass Canister Storage Containers
$37.99
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VINTAGE GLASS APOTHECARY JAR BEAUTIFUL COLOR AND SHAPE WEDDING JAR CANISTER
VINTAGE GLASS APOTHECARY JAR BEAUTIFUL COLOR AND SHAPE WEDDING JAR CANISTER
$9.95
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LARGE 19th CENTURY AQUA BLUE PHARMACEUTICAL APOTHECARY JAR WITH LID
LARGE 19th CENTURY AQUA BLUE PHARMACEUTICAL APOTHECARY JAR WITH LID
$30.00
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1992 Apothecary Jar with Rawcliffe Pewter Lid PC2991
1992 Apothecary Jar with Rawcliffe Pewter Lid PC2991
$9.99
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Antique German Art Deco White Porcelain Lidded Apothecary Jar Res Damar
Antique German Art Deco White Porcelain Lidded Apothecary Jar Res Damar
$9.99
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Vintage 8 Tall Apothecary Candy Lidded Clear Glass Jar
Vintage 8 Tall Apothecary Candy Lidded Clear Glass Jar
$8.99
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Vintage Old PYREX Glass Chemical Pharmacy Apothecary Bottle Antique Lab Jar Vtg
$7.50
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Vintage Beautiful Clear Glass Apothecary Jar 8 inch
Vintage Beautiful Clear Glass Apothecary Jar 8 inch
$12.99
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Vtg Beautiful 9 in Clear Glass Apothecary Lidded Jar
Vtg Beautiful 9 in Clear Glass Apothecary Lidded Jar
$9.99
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APOTHECARY JAR THE BAKER  ANALYZED CHEMICAL CO EASTON PENNA
APOTHECARY JAR THE BAKER ANALYZED CHEMICAL CO EASTON PENNA
$125.00
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Glass Apothecary Store Counter Jar Candy Nuts Candle 65 w Lid Flower Pattern
Glass Apothecary Store Counter Jar Candy Nuts Candle 65 w Lid Flower Pattern
$5.00
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Glass Apothecary Store Counter Jar Candy Nuts Candle 5 w Lid Star Striped KIG
Glass Apothecary Store Counter Jar Candy Nuts Candle 5 w Lid Star Striped KIG
$5.00
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Grafco Clear Glass Apothecary Jars with Stainless Grafco Lids Lot of 6 Medical
Grafco Clear Glass Apothecary Jars with Stainless Grafco Lids Lot of 6 Medical
$64.99
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Antique Vintage Glass Drugstore Apothecary Jar Candy Cookie Canister
Antique Vintage Glass Drugstore Apothecary Jar Candy Cookie Canister
$18.99
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rare antique 1800s thick solid brass apothecary medIcine mortar and pestle
rare antique 1800s thick solid brass apothecary medIcine mortar and pestle
$39.99
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ANTIQUE GLASS Orb ROUND Apothecary JAR Candy Display Jar 1921 FUNDRAISER
ANTIQUE GLASS Orb ROUND Apothecary JAR Candy Display Jar 1921 FUNDRAISER
$26.99
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ANTIQUE DRUG STORE APOTHECARY CANDY JAR WITH LID14ROUND99NR
ANTIQUE DRUG STORE APOTHECARY CANDY JAR WITH LID14ROUND99NR
$99.00
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LARGE Amber Glass APOTHECARY JAR Drugstore Candy Display Supply Canister URN
LARGE Amber Glass APOTHECARY JAR Drugstore Candy Display Supply Canister URN
$30.00
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ANTIQUE Glass APOTHECARY JAR DRUGSTORE Candy Display Canister URN Vanity
ANTIQUE Glass APOTHECARY JAR DRUGSTORE Candy Display Canister URN Vanity
$26.00
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ANTIQUE Glass Apothecary Jar Drugstore Candy DIsplay Vanity Supply Canister
ANTIQUE Glass Apothecary Jar Drugstore Candy DIsplay Vanity Supply Canister
$55.00
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Antique GLASS Apothecary Jar Drugstore Candy Display Jar Vanity Supply
Antique GLASS Apothecary Jar Drugstore Candy Display Jar Vanity Supply
$35.00
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Antique Green TINTED Glass Apothecary Jar ONION JAR Drugstore Display Jar
Antique Green TINTED Glass Apothecary Jar ONION JAR Drugstore Display Jar
$45.00
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VINTAGE GLASS Apothecary Jar Drugstore Candy Display Dish Vanity Supply 2
VINTAGE GLASS Apothecary Jar Drugstore Candy Display Dish Vanity Supply 2
$25.00
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ANTIQUE 3 glass Apothecary Jars Pharmacy Drugstore Candy display Jars
ANTIQUE 3 glass Apothecary Jars Pharmacy Drugstore Candy display Jars
$95.00
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VINTAGE APOTHECARY JARS 3 Glass DRUGSTORE Candy Display Canisters Jars KOEZE
VINTAGE APOTHECARY JARS 3 Glass DRUGSTORE Candy Display Canisters Jars KOEZE
$50.00
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9 1 2 Antique Apothecary Pharmacy Drug Store Bottle Jar With Stopper
9 1 2 Antique Apothecary Pharmacy Drug Store Bottle Jar With Stopper
$24.00
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar  Stopper 12 Sp Myrciae COOL
Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper 12 Sp Myrciae COOL
$78.21
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Vintage Apothecary Candy Jar Thumb Print Top
Vintage Apothecary Candy Jar Thumb Print Top
$65.00
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Vintage Apothecary Candy Jar Ground Round Dakota
Vintage Apothecary Candy Jar Ground Round Dakota
$65.00
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar  Stopper Unlabeled Square 12 Cool
Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper Unlabeled Square 12 Cool
$60.61
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar  Stopper 1890s COOL Iri 10
Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper 1890s COOL Iri 10
$60.61
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper Round HB Lobelia 10 Cool
$60.61
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Antique Drug Store Bulbous Glass Candy Jar Dispenser Apothecary 10 Cool
Antique Drug Store Bulbous Glass Candy Jar Dispenser Apothecary 10 Cool
$60.61
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar  Stopper 1890s Tr Cinch Co 85
Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper 1890s Tr Cinch Co 85
$60.61
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ESTATE  Antique Amber Glass Apothecary Jar w Ground Glass Lid Stopper MINT
ESTATE Antique Amber Glass Apothecary Jar w Ground Glass Lid Stopper MINT
$7.99
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar  Stopper 10 Mist Rhei Sod COOL
Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper 10 Mist Rhei Sod COOL
$60.61
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Stoneware jar poison apothecary barber
Stoneware jar poison apothecary barber
$49.99
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Antique Pair of Square Glass Apothecary Jars Store Display Candy Wedding Jars
Antique Pair of Square Glass Apothecary Jars Store Display Candy Wedding Jars
$125.00
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SET 3 MATCHING APOTHECARY STORAGE JARS 6 1 2 DIAMOND DESIGN WEDDING DECOR
SET 3 MATCHING APOTHECARY STORAGE JARS 6 1 2 DIAMOND DESIGN WEDDING DECOR
$16.95
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LOT OF 3 VINTAGE APOTHECARY DRUG STORE STORAGE JARS 9  6 WEDDING DECOR
LOT OF 3 VINTAGE APOTHECARY DRUG STORE STORAGE JARS 9 6 WEDDING DECOR
$16.95
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Big Antique 19th century Glass Apothecary General Store Glass Candy Jar Cookie
Big Antique 19th century Glass Apothecary General Store Glass Candy Jar Cookie
$145.00
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Vintage Green Glass Gauze Apothecary Jar Doctor Medical Office Dental
Vintage Green Glass Gauze Apothecary Jar Doctor Medical Office Dental
$54.99
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Apothecary jar
Apothecary jar
$8.00
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vintage covered apothecary candy jar no reserve must see
vintage covered apothecary candy jar no reserve must see
$24.95
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Antique Twoplex Apothecary Druggist Bottle Jar with original box and Stopper
Antique Twoplex Apothecary Druggist Bottle Jar with original box and Stopper
$250.00
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Vintage Wyeth Apothecary Jar
Vintage Wyeth Apothecary Jar
$25.79
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Vtg Clear Glass Apothecary 5 inch Candy Display Etched Leaves A1012 Jar
Vtg Clear Glass Apothecary 5 inch Candy Display Etched Leaves A1012 Jar
$6.99
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Beautiful Vintage French Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Saint Clement c1989 ff463
Beautiful Vintage French Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Saint Clement c1989 ff463
$225.00
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huge hand blown 1800s Fine Old Tom glass brass apothecary liquid dispenser jar
huge hand blown 1800s Fine Old Tom glass brass apothecary liquid dispenser jar
$979.99
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BIG Apothecary Drug Store Chemical Jar w Stopper  Pontil Scar 11 1 2
BIG Apothecary Drug Store Chemical Jar w Stopper Pontil Scar 11 1 2
$10.50
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LOT of 2 FS and WT Co Clear Square Glass Pharmacy APOTHECARY JARS 1889 1894 NR
LOT of 2 FS and WT Co Clear Square Glass Pharmacy APOTHECARY JARS 1889 1894 NR
$9.99
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2 Antique WT Co  FS Clear Square Glass Pharmacy APOTHECARY JARS 1889 1894 Lids
2 Antique WT Co FS Clear Square Glass Pharmacy APOTHECARY JARS 1889 1894 Lids
$9.99
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3 Antique WT Co Clear Square Glass Pharmacy APOTHECARY JARS 1889 w Stopper Lids
3 Antique WT Co Clear Square Glass Pharmacy APOTHECARY JARS 1889 w Stopper Lids
$9.99
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Vintage Pyrex Apothecary Laboratory Jar Bottle
Vintage Pyrex Apothecary Laboratory Jar Bottle
$49.99
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Vintage Pyrex Apothecary Laboratory Jar Bottle round shoulders
Vintage Pyrex Apothecary Laboratory Jar Bottle round shoulders
$39.99
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APOTHECARY MEDICINE CHEMIST PHARMACY LABOROTARY BOTTLE JAR GLASS 3L DECORATION
APOTHECARY MEDICINE CHEMIST PHARMACY LABOROTARY BOTTLE JAR GLASS 3L DECORATION
$33.99
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Vtg Pair 250ml  125ml Glass Stopper Reagent Apothecary Bottle Jar Signed JC
Vtg Pair 250ml 125ml Glass Stopper Reagent Apothecary Bottle Jar Signed JC
$23.99
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6 Reagent Bottles 60ml Apothecary Jar Chemical Storage
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
$28.95
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Decorative Mercury Silver Glass Apothecary Jars Wedding Centerpiece Footed C
Decorative Mercury Silver Glass Apothecary Jars Wedding Centerpiece Footed C
$46.89
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LARGE PYREX GLASS DESSICATOR APOTHECARY LAB STORAGE JAR WITH LID 11 TALL HEAVY
LARGE PYREX GLASS DESSICATOR APOTHECARY LAB STORAGE JAR WITH LID 11 TALL HEAVY
$42.49
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LARGE PYREX GLASS DESSICATOR APOTHECARY LAB STORAGE JAR WITH LID 11 TALL HEAVY
LARGE PYREX GLASS DESSICATOR APOTHECARY LAB STORAGE JAR WITH LID 11 TALL HEAVY
$59.49
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Unmarked 13 1 4 Diameter Glass Dessicator Lid Apothecary Jar Heavy Excel
Unmarked 13 1 4 Diameter Glass Dessicator Lid Apothecary Jar Heavy Excel
$24.41
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90X120mmTall Heavy Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles Excellent Air tightness
90X120mmTall Heavy Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles Excellent Air tightness
$25.00
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TCW Co 2000 ml Apothecary Laboratory Glass Jar Flask
TCW Co 2000 ml Apothecary Laboratory Glass Jar Flask
$39.99
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Lab glass Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles 210x60mm new
Lab glass Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles 210x60mm new
$33.25
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Lab glass Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles 180x60mm new
$26.60
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Lab glass Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles 150x60mm new
$24.70
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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
$29.99
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120x210mmTall Heavy Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles Excellent Air tightness
120x210mmTall Heavy Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles Excellent Air tightness
$57.00
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REAGENT JARS APOTHECARY BOTTLES JAR BOTTLE 5 SIZES
REAGENT JARS APOTHECARY BOTTLES JAR BOTTLE 5 SIZES
$38.75
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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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