From 1921 until the mid-1970s, Listerine was also marketed as preventive and remedy for and. Please feel free to ask any questions. Found this old Listerine bottle in the walls of our home as we are totally gutting and remodeling an old Victorian home built in 1902. If the bottle is rare, and the damage is quite minor, it still may have considerable value though much less than if it were in good condition. It can be easily soaked to remove the tinting.
This vintage has been tinted aqua for display purposes. At this concentration, the ethanol serves to dissolve the active ingredients. Listerine's new ads featured forlorn young women and men, eager for marriage but turned off by their mate's rotten breath. The Pepsi-Cola name is embossed repeatedly in this swirl pattern. Numbers, letters and other markings are found on their bases. Specially Denatured Alcohol Formula 38-B, specified in Title 27, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 21, Subpart D However, consumption of mouthwash to obtain intoxication does occur, especially among alcoholics and underage drinkers.
You may continue down the checklist to learn more about the value of the bottle. To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, edit or update them. The addition of the active ingredients means the ethanol is considered to be undrinkable, known as , and it is therefore not regulated as an alcoholic beverage in the United States. Sometimes, a paper label may be placed directly over the embossing. Requires a free trial sign-up first. Un-embossed bottles are normally not worth much money. If you would like to make a donation to help support the efforts of this free website, then click the button below:.
Yes A pontil is a circular area on the very bottom of a bottle. Since American Bottle Auctions specializes only in bottles made before 1900, we would not be interested in these bottles. Louis-based doctor Joseph Lawrence to develop an alcohol-based formula for a surgical antiseptic which included , , , and Its exact composition is a commercial secret. Also check for your bottle against this list of. Please review the category info first - it may already answer your question. Archived from on July 12, 2016.
Originally marketed by the Lambert Pharmacal Company which later became , Listerine has been manufactured and distributed by since that company's of 's consumer healthcare division in late December 2006. Because of this, we would not be interested in auctioning, or buying, these bottles. Glass made it possible for scientists and artists to see tiny living creatures once invisible to the human eye. This is the color you get when you mix together the basic ingredients to make glass. Until that time, bad breath was not conventionally considered such a catastrophe. According to and 's book : Listerine, for instance, was invented in the nineteenth century as powerful surgical antiseptic.
These bottles are worth a dollar if you are lucky. If you would to help support this free service, consider making a. Peden's bottle was selected primarily because of an unusual two-part rear label that had product claims that others did not, she said. Plain cork stopper, possibly original. The markings on the bottom are the number 108 inside a diamond shape and then the number 5 underneath that. Milk bottles mostly clear , poison bottles mostly cobalt blue and canning jars are good examples of more recently made glass objects that are not only collected but can be quite valuable.
It was later sold, in distilled form, as both a floor cleaner and a cure for. In 2000, Pfizer acquired Warner-Lambert. Such bottles are mostly of clear or amber glass, with screw tops and mold seams that run to the top of the lip. Good condition, but I can't tell what that greensish mark is, I can't tell if it's on the glass or in the glass. Best bet is to check eBay. Even very rare and valuable bottles can be considered virtually worthless if there is severe enough damage. If you want to be added to the expert list above, then simply with the area s in which you would be willing to offer advice.
Clear, or aqua-colored, bottles are less valuable. . When asking a question, be sure to indicate if the bottle has a paper label or not. Does the bottle have a pontil? In January 2009, Andrew Penman, chief executive of , called for further research on the matter. We've also found a 1912 tobacco tin, a 1905 copenhagen container, and a 1902 newspaper. Note that these bottles originally had paper labels - the ones with labels intact are worth much more.