Lot 217

Prohibition.-

Prescription Form for ‘Medicinal Liquor Issued Under Authority Of The National Prohibition Act’, duplicate version (the originals were in white and are extremely rare), partially-printed, completed by hand in a carbon copy impression, two punch holes at left, mounted, overall size 23.1 x 25.7 cm. 

***These forms were used to prescribe liquor at a time when alcohol was considered to be as dangerous as opium or any other ‘hard’ drug.  Many ‘prescriptions’ were just a way of skirting the law.

Estimate: £80-£120