Victorian Era Hexagonal Tin for "VICTORY V Gums & Lozenges" Circa 1890-1900

This wonderful tall tin stands 9 3/4" in height and has Six Sides at 4" width per panel. Fabulous graphics as pictured.Victory V is a British brand of liquorice-flavoured lozenges. Originally manufactured in Nelson, Lancashire, they were devised by Thomas Fryer and Edward Smith MD in the mid-19th century and were initially made by hand to ensure that each sweet contained the correct amount of therapeutic ingredients; ether, liquorice and chloroform. Victory V lozenges are still available today in specialist shops and online but no longer contain chloroform or ether. Today they are manufactured by Ernest Jackson & Co. Ltd. in Devon.

Item ID: 8211

$195 USD

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