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1928 Virginia Prohibition Whiskey Medicine Prescription History Gift Doctor Pharmacist Antique Bar Pharmacy Amherst VA Rx 4/28

1928 Virginia Prohibition Whiskey Medicine Prescription History Gift Doctor Pharmacist Antique Bar Pharmacy Amherst VA Rx 4/28

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  • Vintage item from the 1920s
  • Material: treasury department paper
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A beautiful, rare (Virginia) Prohibition Prescription for Whiskey...Pt (pint) One...as directed! During the Prohibition Spirits Frumenti was prescribed more often, so "whiskey" prescriptions are not as prevalent. Also, both the doc and the pharmacist had beautiful penmanship! Please see photos!

From the days of Al Capone, speakeasies and moonshine this was the only legal way to drink liquor in the US! This prescription has poppies on the top corners, fleur-de-lys on the bottom, and spider-webbed borders!

The whiskey was prescribed for Mrs. B. L. Stinnett?, by Dr. Edward Sandridge, on April 28, 1928, and was filled the same day by Pharmacist, T. T. Hatcher, of Amhurst Pharmacy in Amhurst, VA.

It was printed by the US Treasury Department on beautiful paper, that was also used for US currency. In the center is the old Treasury Seal with the Latin inscription, "Thesaur. Amer. Septent. Sigil.". When you hold this prescription up to the light, PROHIBITION is watermarked, as with the metal strips that are used in U.S. bills today, the graphics are GREAT!

The prescription measures 6 1/2" x 5 3/4", has two folds, a spindle hole and a couple light bends, otherwise, condition is excellent...a beautiful Prohibition prescription, a personal favorite!

This is a FANTASTIC piece of history and would be great to display in a pharmacy, museum, distillery, speakeasy, bar or office! I am happy to answer any questions you may have and thank you for your interest!

Pleased to combine shipping with other Prohibition Prescriptions, Liquor Licenses, Opium Forms & Pharmacy Labels. As always, many thanks to my regular customers for your continued patronage!

All items ship within 24 hours and I will contact you when I receive notification of any purchase, thank you! :)
A beautiful, rare (Virginia) Prohibition Prescription for Whiskey...Pt (pint) One...as directed! During the Prohibition Spirits Frumenti was prescribed more often, so "whiskey" prescriptions are not as prevalent. Also, both the doc and the pharmacist had beautiful penmanship! Please see photos!

From the days of Al Capone, speakeasies and moonshine this was the only legal way to drink liquor in the US! This prescription has poppies on the top corners, fleur-de-lys on the bottom, and spider-webbed borders!

The whiskey was prescribed for Mrs. B. L. Stinnett?, by Dr. Edward Sandridge, on April 28, 1928, and was filled the same day by Pharmacist, T. T. Hatcher, of Amhurst Pharmacy in Amhurst, VA.

It was printed by the US Treasury Department on beautiful paper, that was also used for US currency. In the center is the old Treasury Seal with the Latin inscription, "Thesaur. Amer. Septent. Sigil.". When you hold this prescription up to the light, PROHIBITION is watermarked, as with the metal strips that are used in U.S. bills today, the graphics are GREAT!

The prescription measures 6 1/2" x 5 3/4", has two folds, a spindle hole and a couple light bends, otherwise, condition is excellent...a beautiful Prohibition prescription, a personal favorite!

This is a FANTASTIC piece of history and would be great to display in a pharmacy, museum, distillery, speakeasy, bar or office! I am happy to answer any questions you may have and thank you for your interest!

Pleased to combine shipping with other Prohibition Prescriptions, Liquor Licenses, Opium Forms & Pharmacy Labels. As always, many thanks to my regular customers for your continued patronage!

All items ship within 24 hours and I will contact you when I receive notification of any purchase, thank you! :)

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