Advertising Tin for Baby Powder, from drugstore or pharmacy, ZBT Brand Baby Powder with Olive Oil, container is 4 1/2 ounce size, powder was made by the makers of Chas. H. Fletcher's Castoria. Tin is 5 1/2" tall, 1 3/4" square, with graphics on four sides, container was Made in USA No. 2303C. Metal twist open top has ZBT Baby Powder R (Registered). Some wear, paint loss and scrapes, still shows well. Circa mid 1930's. See photos
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In 1871, The Centaur Company was formed by Charles Henry Fletcher at 80 Varick Street, New York City to purchase the rights to and manufacture the laxative Pitcher's Castoria, renamed Fletcher's Castoria after the founder.
In 1934, the Centaur Company Division of Sterling Products (later called Sterling Drug) purchased Z.B.T. products from the Crystal Corporation.
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