Stewart Drug, Bodie

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Bottles & Insulators Start Price:250.00 USD Estimated At:500.00 - 1,500.00 USD
Stewart Drug, Bodie
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This item SOLD at 2016 Aug 07 @ 09:17UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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Classic strap-sided Stewart Drug from Bodie. 3.5" tall, sparkling mint and clean. Stewart is one of the better known western druggists. His story is unique, coming from a Missionary family who moved from western Europe to Glen Ellen Canada in the 1850's to manage a community of transferred African emigrants in a remote area of Canada. Alex Stewart made his was into the United States about 1871. He worked with Boisot in Silver City, started a drug store in Gold Hill, Virginia City, Bodie, and Silver City all in the 1870 decade. The Virginia City drug bottles are the rarest, and the Bodie the most popular. See Holabird, Volume 2, pp 320-330. City: Bodie State: California Inventory Number: 39543