Vintage medical advertising pocket mirror, Nature's Remedy Tablets. This mirror pictures a Nature's Remedy pill on a person's tongue. This is a small pocket sized mirror made of lithographed celluloid with a mirror on the reverse. Advertising mirrors were one of the first promotional products salesmen used to promote their merchandise. This mirror was made by the Parisian Novelty Co in Chicago. Parisian Novelty was one of the major makers of advertising mirrors. The edge is smooth without wrinkling and is stamped with the maker's mark. There is no loss of celluloid. Age related loss to some silvering on the mirror is present.
Date: Approximately 1910-1920
Mark Parisian Novelty Co. Chicago
Size: Approximately two inch diameter
Condition: Lithographed celluloid image examined under loupe. Smooth edge without wrinkling. Some discoloration along edge. Areas of silver loss on mirror. Please see photos.
6 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
Wide-ranging selection of unusual antiques at reasonable prices
Each antique and collectible object offers a window into the past and brings history alive in a tangible way.