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Object Name Bottle, Apothecary
Description Pale aqua blue tinted cup base molded glass apothecary bottle for F. Akhurst, Chemist and Druggist, Waimate.

Bottle has a straight 3.0cm neck with a 6mm high, 3.0cm diameter mouth blown tooled prescription finish lip at the top. Slightly curved shoulder.

Body and base shape is oval with rounded corners and flat paneled faces and sides. Seam runs diagonally across the bottle and up the neck to fade away before the lip but not across the base. The smooth base is indented.

Embossed wording from metal slug plate on one face "F. Akhurst Chemist And Druggist Waimate" in slanted capital letters vertically. The rest of the body has no wording. Embossed on the base is "W T & Co USA" and "3".
Year Range from 1891
Year Range to 1933
Catalogue Number 2009/170.027
Dimensions H-15.5 W-3.5 L-6 cm
Search Terms Akhurst, F, Chemist and Druggist, Waimate