An English medicine box from GEORGE B RITCHIE GLASGOW

An English medicine box from GEORGE B RITCHIE GLASGOW

€650

An English medicine box from GEORGE B RITCHIE GLASGOW

Dimensions

20X30 cm 25 cm high

Circa

1900

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Medicine, Pharmacy & Chemists, Other Medical Antiques, Physics & Chemistry, Office Antiques

Description

An English medicine box from GEORGE B RITCHIE GLASGOW with rolling shutter and original bottles, spirit burner, scale, scarrifer etc, medicine boxes were popular with the upper classes. As a means to treat everyday ailments instead of having to call the local doctor. They always accompanied the family and were therefore designed for travel. This medicine chest has 4 original bottles, under the top. The coffin is in a new condition and is approximately 100 years old. With original key and secret locking system on the drawer The dimensions are 20X 30 cm. 25 cm high

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NL Early Science

Early Science antiques was founded in 1978 by Fred de Vree based in the Netherlands where I can also be visited by appointment. I have been active for 4 decades as an antiqair and auctioneer, the last 20 years of which are specialized in scientific antiques. I visit collectors and fairs in many European countries. looking for special items please feel free to contact me by Phone or email ,if you need any information on my listed items or something you are looking for 0031653132842 freddevree@kpnplanet.nl

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