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Prohibition Medicinal Liquor Prescription, Dated 1929
A Prohibition era Medicinal Liquor Prescription, made out to a patient whose name is illegible. Dated 23 February 1929.
Prescription for Spirits Frumenti, the US pharmaceutical term for Whisky and the only legal way to drink liquor in the US at the time. The prescription was 'canceled' by Alvin H Kern of 215 Northampton St., Easton, Philadelphia.
This was issued under the authority of the National Prohibition Act by the Treasury Department with a Prohibition watermark. On verso the instructions to retaining and returning the original and duplicate of the prescription for Federal records.
Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note general wear.
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.