Antique Poison Bottles

In the 19th century, poison bottles were often beautifully crafted in lustrous, translucent colors with very unique shapes, so as to easily distinguish them from regular food and beverage.  Popular colors for poison bottles were lime green, ocean blue, or an amber yellow.  Some bottles were shaped like coffins, others had special ridges, and some had shapes of skulls or owls molded into the front of the glass.  AntiqueBottleTrader.com has a wide selection of winning relics in which to store your arsenic, cyanide, or strychnine:

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