Offered for sale are these neat Vintage Medicine Cabinet Items, Waterman's Ink, Clar-O-Type, and Nose Putty, your mom or dad would have purchased at their local drug store in the 1930's through the 1950's. Some I'm sure you'll recognize while some will be quite foreign to you. Collecting drug store memorabilia is quite popular and can be very expensive since some items are extremely hard to find while other items are somewhat common and can be found for ten dollars or less. Listed below are the eleven items and a description of each:
1.)Curad Plastic Bandages Tin, Economy Size, with 54 Flesh Color Medicated Plastic Bandages made by Curity of Chicago. The tin is very clean with very light surface wear and priced 69 cents.**Condition: Very good condition, very clean and bright; There is a 69c stamped on the top of the tin. There are a few minor surface scratches on the front and back of tin.
2.)Clar-o-Type Cleaner, cleans type cleaner and faster, by Clarotype Co. of South Carolina. It was used to clean type writer numbers and letters. Comes in a dark blue 2 ¾" tall glass bottle with dabber and cork stopper. **Condition of bottle: Very good condition, very clean and bright. **Condition of box: Good condition, very clean and bright. The box is solid with light surface wear.
3.)Sloan's Liniment, 2 Fl. oz. glass bottle with applicator. Aids in relief of strains, sprains, rheumatism, arthritis and lumbago. **Condition of bottle: Very good condition; The whole label is still on the bottle, and the dabber with screw-on top is worn. **Condition of box: Fair condition; The upper 1/3 of the box is torn and tattered(see photo).
4.)Dr Scholl's Kurotex Foot Plaster Tin by the Scholl MFG. Co. dated 1959. Used for relieving Corns, Callouses, Bunions and Sore Tender Spots. The tin measures 1 5/8" wide x 8 1/8" high. **Condition of Tin: Good condition, very clean and bright. There are 2 small dents on the front and 2 on the back of the tin, and remnants of a sticker near the middle of the front of the tin. There are also a few surface scratches.
5.)The Hess Nose Putty Tin manufactured by The Hess Co. of Rochester, New York. Inside the tin are some dried up pieces of the nose putty. The tin measures 2½" in diameter. **Condition: Good- condition; There are surface scratches on the top sides and bottom of the tin.
6.)Vince Mouth Hygiene Powder Tin by Vince Laboratories, Inc. Used for brushing teeth, gum hygiene, and dental plate cleaning. The tin measures 1 5/8" wide x 2 1/8" high. **Condition: Fair to Good- Condition, clean. The tin is worn around the outer edges and rusty around the bottom edge. All the words on this tin can be read.
7.)Waterman's Ink, 2oz Dark Green Glass Bottle. There is some Tropic Green ink still inside the bottle. The bottle measures 2 ¼" high x 2 ¾" wide. **Condition: Very good condition, very clean and bright.
8.)A 5 1/5 oz. Glass bottle of Glycerine by the Larkin Company, Inc., dated 1875. The bottle has a paper label and a cork stopper. There is still at least 4 ozs. of Glycerine inside the bottle. The bottle is 4 ¾" high.**Condition: The bottle is in very good condition and the label is in fair condition; The label has two tears along the top edge, and three pieces missing along the top edge also. The stopper is in good condition.
9.)Packer's Tar Soap Tin by Packers Tar Soap, Inc. The tin still has the bar of soap inside. It measures 3 5/8 inches x 2 3/4 inches. **Condition: Very good condition. There are some surface scratches on the tin.
10.)Alka-Seltzer Glass Tube Bottle the bottle is 4 ¼" high and may have held at least 20 plus tablets. **Condition: The lid and bottle are in very good condition.
11.)Davol English Ice Bag in original box by the Davol Rubber Co., No. 439, Providence, Rhode Island. The bag is nine inches in diameter with a metal screw cap. **Condition: The Bag and metal screw cap are in very good condition. The original box is in fair condition. The box top lid is broken off and some of the box flaps are also broken off. Three pieces of the flaps are still inside the box. The box has small tears and crease marks and a $1.39 price written in dark marker on one of the sides.
Eleven neat items that will be a nice addition to anyone's collection of vintage drugstore collectables. A unusual gift for your mom or dad who may have used one or more of these items as a youngster growing up in the 1930"s through the 1950"s.
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