Description: This attractive early New England medicine from Maine is listed in “A Bit about Balsams by Betty Blasi” as rare. Digger Odells Pontiled Medicine Encyclopedia provides the following information,” Jeremiah Curtis, Proprietor, Jeremiah Curtis Jr & Co., druggist 4 Kenduskeag Bridge (1846); Strickland Block (1851), Bangor ME. B.A. Perkins was clear at the drug store (1846). Listed as Curtis & Perkins (1848)”.
Embossed: HUNTER’S / PUL. BALSAM / or COUGH SYRUP // J.CURTIS/ PROP. TR / BANGOR ME
Condition: Overall very nice, strongly embossed on front and back. Small insignificant interior bruise on neck and fleabite sized chip on upper lip. Glass has wonderful character and is sparkling. Open pontil.
Item No. 191