Early 20th c. Apothecary Cabinet c.1906-1920



This is an Oak and Pine apothecary cabinet with 30 galvanized steel drawers, brass handles and brass card nameplates. There are 24 small drawers, 4 medium and 2 large drawers. Each drawer has an indented, chalkboard on the inner galvanized steel where you can write and erase information about what is stored in each drawer. There are dates from the 1940-1950s on this cabinet. The maker's mark is stamped on the inside of the large drawers.

  • CREATOR W.C. Heller and Co., Montclair, New Jersey.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1906-1920.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Oak, Pine, Brass, Galvanized Steel, Chalk Board.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • DIMENSIONS Overall: H 14 in. W 35 in. D 27 in. (Large Drawers:  H 6 in. W 6 in., Medium Drawers: H 3 in. W 6", Small Drawers: H 3 in, D 3 in.)


W.C. Heller & Company was founded in Montclair, New Jersey in 1891, by great-grandfather, William C. Heller. The company was incorporated in New Jersey in 1899 and, so to this day, is still a New Jersey Corporation. In 1906, W.C. Heller & Company moved to Montpelier, Ohio, and has been located on the same property ever since.

This piece was salvaged from a health food store in Sonoma County, California.

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