"The 'typical dose' was supposed to be one teaspoon. That was usually interpreted as 'one sip.' However, like any narcotic, once you developed a tolerance for it, you needed more than a 'typical dose' to get…"
"Laudanum was a tincture of opium in ethyl alcohol. You could get 2 addictions from it. It was also a favored way to commit suicide. You could buy it by mail from Sears in up to 6-oz bottles. If you weren't already…"
"Lots of people back then were addicted to laudanum. Government people were afraid that if they made the stuff illegal that people would riot.
Opium, cocaine, Laudanum (an opiate) were all legal and people did get hooked. They…"
"Just for the record, in their 1896 catalog Sears sold laudanum in 2, 4, & 6 oz bottles. They were flat 'medicine bottles,' not round bottles, & they were clear glass, not blue like the one 'Mattie Earp' was using in…"
"thanks Unkle Sherman I already have these as well as a bunch of others but sadly no really good looking Laudanum labels, so I put together one ( with the help of another pard on this site) It suited the purpose and I was able to use it…"
"Thanks for the info on River Junction, I have quite a bit of their goddies.
Uncle Sherman posted some labels from Sullivan Press, These are very good and I do reccomend them for anyone trying to look authenic with their displays"
"Thanks. I will check there. Also, most of bottles seem to be the small medicinal bottles while in the movies they show the larger bottles. I have checked different books and unable to determine what size bottle to use or if…"
I went to take a look at oldstuffonly.com and they currently only have a few other druggist's labels but they are a great resource nonetheless.Most dealers' stocks are always changing as they find new hoards,however Ebay…"