Dr. Burkhart’s Vegetable Compound box, advertising medicinal laxative cardboard box is 2" by 1 1/8" by 1/2", would have originally contained “Six Months Treatment for One Dollar", Price 25 Cent. All sides have printed information: Directions for Use, Conditions it Treats, there is a logo/ portrait of Dr. Burkhart on the front, side is marked Registered Trademark February 1898. Shrink wrapped for protection. Slide out ends are blank. No contents. It has been shrink wrapped for protection. Dr. Wm. S. Burkhart’s business was located on Main Street in Cincinnati, however he lived in Reading, Ohio. He was a purveyor of patent medicine, and reportedly made a fortune selling it. See photos
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This is the last of a massive 12k piece antique pharmacy collection. Some of the best saved for last. It will take us a while but we will be actively adding items. So in addition to the 150+ pharmacy and drugstore items available for sale right now we will be adding more. All are ON SALE, tins, glass bottles, apothecary jars, unopened bottles in original boxes. All bottles are clean. NO damage, NO cracks, NO chips.