The company that made the tin was prevalent during the late 1800s and early 1900s.
tin: yellow; black
"the // D & L // MENTHOL PLASTER // MOST WONDERFUL PLASTER MADE // PREPARED BY THE // DAVIS & LAWRENCE CO. (LIMITED.) // MONTREAL, P.Q. // EVERY PLASTER IN A SINGLE AIR TIGHT BOX. // THE THOS. DAVIDSON MFG. CO. LIMITED, MONTREAL, TIN BOXES" printed on the tube
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Some corrosion and staining; the tin is dented and deformed.
Internet: "Canadian Advertising Tins"; CD #9
The tube was made by Thos. Davidson Mfg. Co. Limited, and used by Davis & Lawrence Co.
Printed on box: "NEW PE-RU-NA // TONIC"; "Manufactured for: Consolidated Royal Chemical Corporation"; from attached circular: "Cure for coughs due to colds"; "Gentle stimulator"; "Restores strength and energy"; "Aid to sleep".
Printed on label: "Elixir, Pepsin, Bismuth and Strychnia"; "It has been employed with great success in Dyspepsia, Gastralgia, General Debility of the system, and in all the numerous disorders dependent on want of tone and vigour of the stomach and digestive organs."
Printed on box: "Sleepex // REG'D ENRG."; "Bromure de Soude 1-20 gr. // Bromisovaleryluréa 3 gr. // Iode Peptonisé 1-100 gr. // Edifice SLEEPEX Building, Montreal"; "Sleepex, Nervous Sedative"; from attached circular: "A quick inducer to sleep"; "Helps relieve nervous insomnia caused by overwork, worry, nervous dyspepsia"; "Women suffering from excessive pain during menstruation may find in Sleepex a valuable relief."
Printed on box: "FERROZONE // A BLOOD BUILDER // NERVE TONIC BRAIN BUILDER // AA50 FOR // ALL DISORDERS OF THE BLOOD, BRAIN AND NER- // VES, ANAEMIA, CHLOROSIS, POOR APPETITE, // INSOMNIA, RHEUMATISM, HEART DISEASE // FEMALE COMPLAINTS, LOSS OF VIGOR, NER- // VOUS PROSTRATION, BRIGHT'S DISEASE // KIDNEY, LIVER AND CATARRHAL TROUBLES // AND ALL WEAKNESS // PRICE 50 CENTS"; from the attached circular: "A tonic for the blood, brain and nerves"; "Ferrozone works through the blood"; "Ferrozone acts upon the entire system, so as to obtain the fullest benefit, its use should be continued until strength has been fully restored."
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Parts of the enclosed circular are glued to the top of the tin
From Mr. Dean Charters' thirty-year-old pharmacy collection.