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Vintage Oakland CA Prohibition Whiskey Prescription Antique Doctor Firestone Bar Speakeasy Pharmacy San Francisco California 1/24 1929

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Vintage Oakland CA Prohibition Whiskey Prescription Antique Doctor Firestone Bar Speakeasy Pharmacy San Francisco California 1/24 1929

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  • Vintage item from the 1920s
  • Material: treasury department paper
  • Favorited by: 3 people
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A great original Prohibition Prescription for Spirits Frumenti, the US pharmaceutical term for Whiskey ~ Zxvi (pint)...Sig: Zi tid (1 ounce 3 times daily)! The patient lived in Oakland! Please see photos!

From the days of Al Capone, flappers and moonshine this was the only legal way to drink liquor in the US!

The whiskey was prescribed for I H Jacobs, of Oakland, CA, by Dr. Fred Firestone, of San Francisco, CA, on January 24, 1929, and was filled the same day by Pharmacist, Jules E. Brenner, of Brenner Brother's Pharmacy in San Francisco, CA.

It was issued by the Treasury Department and is printed on fancy, beautiful pink paper. 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 was the pharmacist's duplicate copy, printed on the back are the "Instructions", one of which is: "This duplicate prescription must be retained by the druggist as permanent record, open to inspection by Federal Officers", the top copy was sent to the government.

The prescription measures 5 1/2" x 4 1/2", has a light fold, otherwise, condition is excellent...a great California whiskey script!

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


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 great original Prohibition Prescription for Spirits Frumenti, the US pharmaceutical term for Whiskey ~ Zxvi (pint)...Sig: Zi tid (1 ounce 3 times daily)! The patient lived in Oakland! Please see photos!

From the days of Al Capone, flappers and moonshine this was the only legal way to drink liquor in the US!

The whiskey was prescribed for I H Jacobs, of Oakland, CA, by Dr. Fred Firestone, of San Francisco, CA, on January 24, 1929, and was filled the same day by Pharmacist, Jules E. Brenner, of Brenner Brother's Pharmacy in San Francisco, CA.

It was issued by the Treasury Department and is printed on fancy, beautiful pink paper. 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 was the pharmacist's duplicate copy, printed on the back are the "Instructions", one of which is: "This duplicate prescription must be retained by the druggist as permanent record, open to inspection by Federal Officers", the top copy was sent to the government.

The prescription measures 5 1/2" x 4 1/2", has a light fold, otherwise, condition is excellent...a great California whiskey script!

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


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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