This colorful old medicine tin once held Dr. Miles Laxative Tablets and comes in its original box with a paper pamphlet that has the directions written in several languages. The original price of 25c for 25 tablets is stated on the tin along with the information - New Style Package Adopted Dec. 1936. It also has the directions and states that the tablets were cocoa flavored. The round tin has its original slip on lid with the Dr. Miles trade mark. These were distributed by the Miles Laboratories of Elkhart, Indiana. The tin measures about 2 7/8” long by ¾” in diameter and is in very good condition with minimal wear and good gloss.
The box reiterates most of the information that is on the tin. Written in grease pencil on the box is 25c. The box measures about 3 3/8” by 1” square and is in good condition with minimal edge and corner wear and soiling.
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