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Fernet Pastene Bottled 1940s-1950s 32cl
A 32cl bottle of Fernet Pastene from Italy. This was distributed in the United States by Pastene & Co. Inc. We estimate this was bottled in the 1940s to 1950s.
The label reads:
Pastene Fernet is a special medicinal preparation manufactured according to our own formula. It is a stimulant to the appetite and a laxative.
Active Ingredients: Aloes, extractions from gentian, rhubarb, yellow cinchona bark, white agaric, sweet marjoram, myrhh, scammony, chamomile and peppermint leaves.
Dose: For adults, a tablespoonful; for children, a teaspoonful. It may be taken in water, coffee or straight.
Frequent or continued use may result in the establishment of a laxative habit.
Not to be taken when use of a laxative might prove harmful, such as in the case of appendicitis.
Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note general wear. Please fully read the description with regard to safe consumption.
The Whisky.Auction team has inspected this lot and found it to be suitable for sale. However, please note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Older bottles often contain small amounts of sediment. We cannot guarantee that the contents of this bottle will be free from the effects of age, cork taint, oxidation or other faults.
This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.
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