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TALL ANTIQUE APOTHECARY STORAGE BOTTLE JAR CIRCA 1896 PVSODBOR w LID
TALL ANTIQUE APOTHECARY STORAGE BOTTLE JAR CIRCA 1896 PVSODBOR w LID
$39.99
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Lot 4 40th Wedding Anniversary Pink Vaseline Glass Apothecary Jar
Lot 4 40th Wedding Anniversary Pink Vaseline Glass Apothecary Jar
$7.95
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FINE Antique Pair of French MEHUN PORCELAIN Apothecary JARS  LIDS circa 1890
FINE Antique Pair of French MEHUN PORCELAIN Apothecary JARS LIDS circa 1890
$1,300.00
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Antique Tin Glazed Apothecary Wet Drug Blue  White Pottery Jar
Antique Tin Glazed Apothecary Wet Drug Blue White Pottery Jar
$1,000.00
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Antique Apothecary Jar Drug Store Pharmacist Druggist Store Display Original Lid
Antique Apothecary Jar Drug Store Pharmacist Druggist Store Display Original Lid
$225.00
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Koezes Apothecary Jar Glass Canister Drugstore Candy Medical Storage kitchen
Koezes Apothecary Jar Glass Canister Drugstore Candy Medical Storage kitchen
$5.50
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VTG Large Clear Apothecary Jar w stopper lid ground glass drugstore Rx medical
VTG Large Clear Apothecary Jar w stopper lid ground glass drugstore Rx medical
$68.95
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Vintage Apothecary Jars Heavy Clear Glass w white raised leaves
Vintage Apothecary Jars Heavy Clear Glass w white raised leaves
$25.99
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LARGE Amber Glass Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Bottle Antique Chlorophorm Poison
LARGE Amber Glass Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Bottle Antique Chlorophorm Poison
$29.99
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Vintage Clear spun Glass Apothecary Drugstore candy Jar 9 tall
Vintage Clear spun Glass Apothecary Drugstore candy Jar 9 tall
$9.99
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Vintage Big Clear Counter Glass Apothecary candy Jar 10 tall 5 1 4 wide
Vintage Big Clear Counter Glass Apothecary candy Jar 10 tall 5 1 4 wide
$9.99
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Vintage Large Apothecary Jar with lid clear glass Pat Aug 28 1900 octagon nice
Vintage Large Apothecary Jar with lid clear glass Pat Aug 28 1900 octagon nice
$88.95
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Large 18th 19th C Blown Glass Medical Apothecary Leech Jar
Large 18th 19th C Blown Glass Medical Apothecary Leech Jar
$1,195.00
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2oz apothecary jar
2oz apothecary jar
$6.00
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ANTIQUE LABORATORY SCIENCE SPECIMEN APOTHECARY DRUGSTORE JAR WHITALL TATUM 9
ANTIQUE LABORATORY SCIENCE SPECIMEN APOTHECARY DRUGSTORE JAR WHITALL TATUM 9
$119.99
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2 APOTHECARY JAR
2 APOTHECARY JAR
$8.99
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TALL VINTAGE APOTHECARY STORAGE BOTTLE JAR
TALL VINTAGE APOTHECARY STORAGE BOTTLE JAR
$10.00
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ANTIQUE LABORATORY SCIENCE SPECIMEN APOTHECARY DRUGSTORE JAR WHITALL TATUM 65
ANTIQUE LABORATORY SCIENCE SPECIMEN APOTHECARY DRUGSTORE JAR WHITALL TATUM 65
$89.99
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Vintage Jeanne Robinette Palma Christi Apothecary Jar
$49.99
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2 vintage glass apothecary jars with lids green  amber 8 1 2 tall
2 vintage glass apothecary jars with lids green amber 8 1 2 tall
$9.99
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Ammonium Hydroxide NH4OH vintage apothecary clear pharmacy jar bottle w stopper
Ammonium Hydroxide NH4OH vintage apothecary clear pharmacy jar bottle w stopper
$164.95
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CON ACID SULPHURIC H2SO4 vintage apothecary clear pharmacy jar bottle w stopper
$174.95
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Vintage Antique Clear Glass Apothecary Jar with Spire Shaped Finial
Vintage Antique Clear Glass Apothecary Jar with Spire Shaped Finial
$19.95
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TALL ANTIQUE APOTHECARY STORAGE BOTTLE JAR CIRCA 1800S
TALL ANTIQUE APOTHECARY STORAGE BOTTLE JAR CIRCA 1800S
$49.00
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VINTAGE DRUGSTORE APOTHECARY JARS COBALT BLUE THE RAREST OF COLORS AND SIZE
VINTAGE DRUGSTORE APOTHECARY JARS COBALT BLUE THE RAREST OF COLORS AND SIZE
$299.00
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Vintage Etched Crystal Glass Apothecary Drug Store Wedding Candy Jar 13
Vintage Etched Crystal Glass Apothecary Drug Store Wedding Candy Jar 13
$7.95
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1946 Lidded Apothecary Drug Store Clear Glass Jar 13 Tall WHEATON GLASS NJ
1946 Lidded Apothecary Drug Store Clear Glass Jar 13 Tall WHEATON GLASS NJ
$29.90
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Pharmaceutical collectable Valpin PD Apothecary Jar
Pharmaceutical collectable Valpin PD Apothecary Jar
$42.95
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Vintage clear Glass Apothecary drugstore jar with lid and seal nice 7 tall
Vintage clear Glass Apothecary drugstore jar with lid and seal nice 7 tall
$9.99
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Vintage Brown Bottle Clear Top Lid Apothecary Pharmacy Jar 5 Tall
Vintage Brown Bottle Clear Top Lid Apothecary Pharmacy Jar 5 Tall
$50.00
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VINTAGE GLASCO APPLICATORS APOTHECARY MEDICAL DOCTORS OFFICE CANISTER GLASS JAR
VINTAGE GLASCO APPLICATORS APOTHECARY MEDICAL DOCTORS OFFICE CANISTER GLASS JAR
$24.99
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2 Two Antique amber glas apothecary jars with ground glass stoppers
2 Two Antique amber glas apothecary jars with ground glass stoppers
$19.99
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3 LOT ATQ CLEAR GLASS APOTHECARY DRUGSTORE WEDDING STORAGE JARS 1 WHITALL TATUM
3 LOT ATQ CLEAR GLASS APOTHECARY DRUGSTORE WEDDING STORAGE JARS 1 WHITALL TATUM
$99.99
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Antique Vintage Prescription Apothecary Jar Bottle White Glass W LId W T
Antique Vintage Prescription Apothecary Jar Bottle White Glass W LId W T
$24.99
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Two antique apothecary jars
Two antique apothecary jars
$12.99
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ORIGINAL VINTAGE TCW GLASS LABORATORY APOTHECARY BOTTLE JAR  STOPPER MINT
ORIGINAL VINTAGE TCW GLASS LABORATORY APOTHECARY BOTTLE JAR STOPPER MINT
$24.99
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Vintage Amber Apothecary Jar Canister Glass Lid Star Design Anchor Hocking
Vintage Amber Apothecary Jar Canister Glass Lid Star Design Anchor Hocking
$4.99
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Vintage Lidded Apothecary Drug Store Clear Glass Jar 13 Tall Its a Beauty
Vintage Lidded Apothecary Drug Store Clear Glass Jar 13 Tall Its a Beauty
$24.95
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Koezes Apothecary jars Vintage
Koezes Apothecary jars Vintage
$34.99
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Antique apothecary jar 19th century
Antique apothecary jar 19th century
$45.00
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8 Antique apothecary drug bottle jars inverted 35 tall rare earth minerals
8 Antique apothecary drug bottle jars inverted 35 tall rare earth minerals
$40.00
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Antique Art Nouveau Deco Greek Key Glass Apothecary Bottle Jar Stopper Large OLD
Antique Art Nouveau Deco Greek Key Glass Apothecary Bottle Jar Stopper Large OLD
$75.00
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Vintage Tip Top Pantry Jar Apothecary Cigar Ball Lid retro antique EXAGONAL HTF
$24.99
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APOTHECARY MEDICAL DRUGGIST GLASS JARS c1800s
APOTHECARY MEDICAL DRUGGIST GLASS JARS c1800s
$75.00
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RARE ANTIQUE APOTHECARY GLASS BOTTLE JAR WHITALL TATUM  CO REVERSE PAINT LABEL
RARE ANTIQUE APOTHECARY GLASS BOTTLE JAR WHITALL TATUM CO REVERSE PAINT LABEL
$29.99
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AAFA 19th Cen Blown Apothecary Storage Jar with a Raised Pontil No Reserve
AAFA 19th Cen Blown Apothecary Storage Jar with a Raised Pontil No Reserve
$44.00
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Old Irregular Pair of Apothecary Jars Delfts Holland FG Marked
Old Irregular Pair of Apothecary Jars Delfts Holland FG Marked
$42.00
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ANTIQUE HAND BLOWN APOTHECARY LAB CHEMISTRY BOTTLE JAR GLASS STOPPER PONTIL SHOW
ANTIQUE HAND BLOWN APOTHECARY LAB CHEMISTRY BOTTLE JAR GLASS STOPPER PONTIL SHOW
$74.99
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ANTIQUE APOTHECARY LAB CHEMISTRY BOTTLE JAR GLASS STOPPER HP HEWLETT PACKARD
ANTIQUE APOTHECARY LAB CHEMISTRY BOTTLE JAR GLASS STOPPER HP HEWLETT PACKARD
$74.99
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ANTIQUE APOTHECARY LAB CHEMISTRY BOTTLE JAR GLASS STOPPER LABEL DATED 1908
ANTIQUE APOTHECARY LAB CHEMISTRY BOTTLE JAR GLASS STOPPER LABEL DATED 1908
$74.99
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ANTIQUE GREEN APOTHECARY LAB CHEMISTRY BOTTLE JAR GLASS STOPPER DOMED BOTTOM
ANTIQUE GREEN APOTHECARY LAB CHEMISTRY BOTTLE JAR GLASS STOPPER DOMED BOTTOM
$74.99
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ANTQ AMBER APOTHECARY LAB CHEMISTRY BOTTLE JAR STOPPER DOMED BOTTOM LABEL 1888
ANTQ AMBER APOTHECARY LAB CHEMISTRY BOTTLE JAR STOPPER DOMED BOTTOM LABEL 1888
$99.99
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Early Blown Glass Apothecary  Candy  Pantry Jar with Tin Lid
Early Blown Glass Apothecary Candy Pantry Jar with Tin Lid
$35.00
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VINTAGE ROSE COLORED APOTHECARY JAR
VINTAGE ROSE COLORED APOTHECARY JAR
$250.00
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ANTIQUE Apothecary JAR VANITY DRUGSTORE Candy Canister UNIQUE Ribbed JAR
ANTIQUE Apothecary JAR VANITY DRUGSTORE Candy Canister UNIQUE Ribbed JAR
$25.00
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ANTIQUE Glass APOTHECARY JAR 1800s SMALL Vanity JAR Speciman Jar DISH
ANTIQUE Glass APOTHECARY JAR 1800s SMALL Vanity JAR Speciman Jar DISH
$16.00
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Antique Vintage Green Glass Apothecary Jar w Ground Stopper Stars
Antique Vintage Green Glass Apothecary Jar w Ground Stopper Stars
$15.00
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ANTIQUE 1800s RED GLASS Apothecary Jar Medical Canister GROUND Stopper
ANTIQUE 1800s RED GLASS Apothecary Jar Medical Canister GROUND Stopper
$95.00
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VINTAGE APOTHECARY JAR WITH GROUND GLASS STOPPER
VINTAGE APOTHECARY JAR WITH GROUND GLASS STOPPER
$11.95
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VINTAGE APOTHECARY JAR WITH GROUND GLASS STOPPER
VINTAGE APOTHECARY JAR WITH GROUND GLASS STOPPER
$20.95
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Potentillas Reptans Johnson  Johnson apothecary pharmacy jar Tormentil Rosaceae
Potentillas Reptans Johnson Johnson apothecary pharmacy jar Tormentil Rosaceae
$36.00
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Set of 2 PULV EUPHORBII ACID TARTAR apothecary pharmacy jars bottles w stoppers
Set of 2 PULV EUPHORBII ACID TARTAR apothecary pharmacy jars bottles w stoppers
$94.95
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Antique Amber Glass Apothecary Jar Tin Lid
Antique Amber Glass Apothecary Jar Tin Lid
$39.00
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Vintage White Porcelain Chrome Lid  Cotton Lable Apothecary Vanity Barbers Jar
Vintage White Porcelain Chrome Lid Cotton Lable Apothecary Vanity Barbers Jar
$39.99
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2 APOTHECARY JAR
2 APOTHECARY JAR
$13.99
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Antique Pharmacy Apothecary Glass Jar CARBO LIGNI marked April 1889 by WT
Antique Pharmacy Apothecary Glass Jar CARBO LIGNI marked April 1889 by WT
$22.99
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Jar Drugstore Candy Display JAR Medical supply ja
Antique Vintage Apothecary Jar Drugstore Candy Display JAR Medical supply ja
$20.00
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Jar Large Glass JAR Drugstore Display Supply
Antique Vintage Apothecary Jar Large Glass JAR Drugstore Display Supply
$25.00
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VINTAGE MEDI SOURCE INC APPLICATORS APOTHECARY MEDICAL DOCTORS OFFICE GLASS JAR
VINTAGE MEDI SOURCE INC APPLICATORS APOTHECARY MEDICAL DOCTORS OFFICE GLASS JAR
$24.99
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Antique Vintage APOTHECARY JAR Vanity JARS Medical Supply Canister Display
Antique Vintage APOTHECARY JAR Vanity JARS Medical Supply Canister Display
$14.00
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Antique Pharmacy Apothecary Jar Rare Gold Leaf Label Under Glass Fullers Earth
Antique Pharmacy Apothecary Jar Rare Gold Leaf Label Under Glass Fullers Earth
$59.99
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ANTIQUE Vintage Apothecary Jar Drugstore DISPLAY Medical Supply Canister
ANTIQUE Vintage Apothecary Jar Drugstore DISPLAY Medical Supply Canister
$28.00
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Vintage 75 Red Orange Glass Apothecary Jar Canister With Lid Mid Century retro
Vintage 75 Red Orange Glass Apothecary Jar Canister With Lid Mid Century retro
$19.99
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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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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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8 TALL GLASS APOTHECARY JAR
8 TALL GLASS APOTHECARY JAR
$4.99
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Antique Old Paris Porcelain Apothecary Jar
Antique Old Paris Porcelain Apothecary Jar
$149.99
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EMERALD GREEN GLASS APOTHECARY JAR BUBBLE LID BELGIUM MADE BOTTLE CANISTER NICE
EMERALD GREEN GLASS APOTHECARY JAR BUBBLE LID BELGIUM MADE BOTTLE CANISTER NICE
$4.99
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Antique 20 inch Apothecary Drugstore Duraglas Display Glass Jar
Antique 20 inch Apothecary Drugstore Duraglas Display Glass Jar
$99.99
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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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ANTIQUE FRENCH APOTHECARY JAR ACIDE GALLIQ INDENTED LABEL RARE PORCELAIN
ANTIQUE FRENCH APOTHECARY JAR ACIDE GALLIQ INDENTED LABEL RARE PORCELAIN
$99.00
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ANTIQUE FRENCH APOTHECARY JAR POUDRE VALERIANE INDENTED LABEL RARE PORCELAIN
ANTIQUE FRENCH APOTHECARY JAR POUDRE VALERIANE INDENTED LABEL RARE PORCELAIN
$99.00
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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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RARE ANTIQUE APOTHECARY GLASS BOTTLE JAR WHITALL TATUM  CO NO LABEL LABEL
RARE ANTIQUE APOTHECARY GLASS BOTTLE JAR WHITALL TATUM CO NO LABEL LABEL
$24.99
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RARE ANTIQUE APOTHECARY GLASS BOTTLE JAR WHITALL TATUM  CO REVERSE PAINT LABEL
RARE ANTIQUE APOTHECARY GLASS BOTTLE JAR WHITALL TATUM CO REVERSE PAINT LABEL
$24.99
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RARE ANTIQUE APOTHECARY GLASS BOTTLE JAR WHITALL TATUM  CO NO LABEL LABEL
RARE ANTIQUE APOTHECARY GLASS BOTTLE JAR WHITALL TATUM CO NO LABEL LABEL
$29.99
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925 YELLOW Vaseline Apothecary Jar Antique URANIUM glass pharmacy drug
925 YELLOW Vaseline Apothecary Jar Antique URANIUM glass pharmacy drug
$450.00
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AMBERLINA GLASS Burnt Orange GROUND Top Apothecary Candy JAR  VINTAGE
AMBERLINA GLASS Burnt Orange GROUND Top Apothecary Candy JAR VINTAGE
$19.99
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Vintage Thick Glass Drug Candy Store Pharmaceutical Apothecary Display Jar
Vintage Thick Glass Drug Candy Store Pharmaceutical Apothecary Display Jar
$9.00
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OLD Vintage Cotton Algodon Apothecary Jar Vanity Continental
OLD Vintage Cotton Algodon Apothecary Jar Vanity Continental
$99.95
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Vintage Emerald Forest Green Apothecary Jar w Ground Glass Stopper
Vintage Emerald Forest Green Apothecary Jar w Ground Glass Stopper
$41.99
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Vintage Amber Glass Apothecary Medicine Jar Bottle
Vintage Amber Glass Apothecary Medicine Jar Bottle
$2.00
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Vintage 60s 70s NOS Darvon Eli Lilly Promo Promotional Apothecary Jar Mint
Vintage 60s 70s NOS Darvon Eli Lilly Promo Promotional Apothecary Jar Mint
$15.00
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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
Vintage Pyrex Apothecary Laboratory Jar Bottle
$59.99
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Large Apothecary Jar Daytholeum POISON 7 x 3
Large Apothecary Jar Daytholeum POISON 7 x 3
$29.00
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32 oz 1 qt 1000 ml glass Reagent bottle Apothecary jar wide mouth stopper QTY 6
32 oz 1 qt 1000 ml glass Reagent bottle Apothecary jar wide mouth stopper QTY 6
$59.99
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32 oz 1 qt 1000 ml glass Reagent bottle Apothecary jar wide mouth stopper QTY 3
32 oz 1 qt 1000 ml glass Reagent bottle Apothecary jar wide mouth stopper QTY 3
$32.99
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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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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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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
$36.99
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Vintage Large Pyrex Apothecary Glass Jar Bottle  Lid Stopper Laboratory 13 USA
Vintage Large Pyrex Apothecary Glass Jar Bottle Lid Stopper Laboratory 13 USA
$45.00
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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
$24.99
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Lot of 7 Chemistry Laboratory Powder Funnels  Various Apothecary Glass Jars
Lot of 7 Chemistry Laboratory Powder Funnels Various Apothecary Glass Jars
$29.00
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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 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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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
$25.00
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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
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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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