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1924 Stetson Perry Whiskey Prohibition Prescription Antique Doctor Pharmacy Bar Tilghman St Michaels MD Maryland Gift Vintage Speakeasy Bar

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1924 Stetson Perry Whiskey Prohibition Prescription Antique Doctor Pharmacy Bar Tilghman St Michaels MD Maryland Gift Vintage Speakeasy Bar

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  • Vintage item from the 1920s
  • Material: paper
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An ornate, rare original 1924 Prohibition Prescription for Spirits Frumenti, the US pharmaceutical term for Whiskey ...Oi (pint)...S Tablespoonful every 4 hrs! This prescription was used for a short period of time (1924-1925) during the Prohibition. While the State of Maryland did participate in filling these scripts, this issue is extremely rare from these particular towns. Please see photos!

From the days of Al Capone, flappers and moonshine this was the only legal way to drink liquor in the US!
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The prescription was prescribed for Stetson Perry, of Tilghman, MD, by Dr. S Henry Willson, St. MIchaels, MD, on March 5, 1924, and was filled the same day by Pharmacist, Jackson, of Tilghman, MD.

It was issued by the Treasury Department and is printed on fancy, beautiful paper, that was also used for U.S. 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!

This prescription measures 6 1/2" x 4 3/8", has light bends, one fold and old spill marks on the back (top right side) which can be seen faintly on the front, otherwise, condition is excellent...a great script!

This is a FANTASTIC piece of history and would be great to display in a pharmacy, doctor's office, museum, bar or office! I am happy to answer any questions, please feel free to email and thank you for your interest! :)
An ornate, rare original 1924 Prohibition Prescription for Spirits Frumenti, the US pharmaceutical term for Whiskey ...Oi (pint)...S Tablespoonful every 4 hrs! This prescription was used for a short period of time (1924-1925) during the Prohibition. While the State of Maryland did participate in filling these scripts, this issue is extremely rare from these particular towns. Please see photos!

From the days of Al Capone, flappers and moonshine this was the only legal way to drink liquor in the US!
S
The prescription was prescribed for Stetson Perry, of Tilghman, MD, by Dr. S Henry Willson, St. MIchaels, MD, on March 5, 1924, and was filled the same day by Pharmacist, Jackson, of Tilghman, MD.

It was issued by the Treasury Department and is printed on fancy, beautiful paper, that was also used for U.S. 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!

This prescription measures 6 1/2" x 4 3/8", has light bends, one fold and old spill marks on the back (top right side) which can be seen faintly on the front, otherwise, condition is excellent...a great script!

This is a FANTASTIC piece of history and would be great to display in a pharmacy, doctor's office, museum, bar or office! I am happy to answer any questions, please feel free to email and thank you for your interest! :)

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