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8/21 Robert Russell Vintage Prohibition Prescription Antique Doctor Speakeasy Pharmacy Burg Whelan Bar Schenectady NY New York 1933

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8/21 Robert Russell Vintage Prohibition Prescription Antique Doctor Speakeasy Pharmacy Burg Whelan Bar Schenectady NY New York 1933

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  • Vintage item from the 1920s
  • Material: treasury department paper
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A great original 1929 Prohibition Prescription for Spirits Frumenti, the US pharmaceutical term for Whiskey...Ovi...24 days...Ziss q (every) 4 hours! The doc often used carbon paper when writing this particular script, however, it was not used on this script, making it more legible and quite nice! Please see photos!

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

The whiskey was prescribed for Robert Russell, by Dr. S. P. Lyons, on August 21, 1933, and was filled the same day by Pharmacist, Sanford Burg, of Whelan's Drug Store, in Schenectady, NY.

It was issued by the Treasury Department and is printed on, 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.

This prescription measures 5 1/2" x 4 1/2", has one fold, some wrinkles, a spindle hole and a spot of ink on the back, otherwise, condition is excellent!

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 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 great original 1929 Prohibition Prescription for Spirits Frumenti, the US pharmaceutical term for Whiskey...Ovi...24 days...Ziss q (every) 4 hours! The doc often used carbon paper when writing this particular script, however, it was not used on this script, making it more legible and quite nice! Please see photos!

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

The whiskey was prescribed for Robert Russell, by Dr. S. P. Lyons, on August 21, 1933, and was filled the same day by Pharmacist, Sanford Burg, of Whelan's Drug Store, in Schenectady, NY.

It was issued by the Treasury Department and is printed on, 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.

This prescription measures 5 1/2" x 4 1/2", has one fold, some wrinkles, a spindle hole and a spot of ink on the back, otherwise, condition is excellent!

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 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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