Antique advertising pharmacy or drug store, it is shown on the right in the photo, Physicians Sample of Unguentine by the Norwich Pharmacal Co. Norwich NY. Circa 1930-1940 lithograph tin made by Continental Can Corp. The 220 gram size is marked with triple C's and 30. Tin available to purchase is on the right in the photo. Tin shown on the right is 1 7/8" diameter, 3/8" tall.
Condition Very Good, see photos all sides are shown. For display only not for use. The Norwich Pharmaceutical Company was established in Norwich, New York, in 1887. In 1893, Norwich introduced Unguentine to the medical profession as the first antiseptic surgical dressing.
The first time the word "Pharmacal" was ever used, was in connection with the Norwich company. According to the dictionaries of the English language there is no such word as "Pharmacal," the correct word being "pharmaceutical." Interested in sample tins, we have other sample tins listed.
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