Name/TitleA Small Clear Glass Bottle With Matching Glass Closure and Paper Label: Aromatic Spirit of Sal Volatile
About this objectA clear glass rectangular bottle with narrow shoulders and a longer neck with a slight lip set with a matching glass closure with a square grip.
The bottle has a white printed label tothe front face: "Aromatic // Spirit of // Sal Volatile // BP // An agreeable // and Convenient remedy for // Nervous Head-ache etc. // Dose - Half to one teaspoon full // In water // W E Scholefield // Dispensing and Photographic Chemist // 37 St Leonards Road // Bexhill-On-Sea." Sal Volatile was ammonium carbonate dissolved in an aclohol base. It was additionally used to revive a person after anaesthesia and aromatic meant it had a perfume added for use as general smelling salts. There are seams down both sides of the bottle, with the bottle joined in two halves and the moulded makers mark "UGB" on the underside of the base. The UGB lettering dates the bottle to circa 1913-1968.
MakerW E Scholefield, Dispensing and Photographic Chemist, Bexhill
Date Madec. 1920s
Place MadeWe Scholefiled, 37 St Leonards Road, Bexhill-On-Sea
MeasurementsHeight 147mm x base dimeter 52mm
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