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Circa: 1885 c
Size: 9"
Manufacturer: Vin Mariani
RARE late Victorian period energy drink Coca Mariani Cocaine wine. Heavy dark green glass antique bottle, Hand blown bimal 3 part mold with applied double ring collar truly outstanding 19th century French coke quack cure medicine. Large Antique PRE FDA Medicinal Drug empty bottle. Vin Mariani French Mariani's wine was a tonic and patent medicine created circa 1863 by Angelo Mariani, a French chemist who became intrigued with coca and its economic potential after reading Paolo Mantegazza’s paper on coca's effects. In 1863, Mariani started marketing a wine called Vin Tonique Mariani à la Coca du Pérou which was made from Bordeaux wine treated with highly addictive coca leaves.
Priced each, we have 3 of these beautiful and storied bottles available.

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