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Dates
1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
1987.8.2
Description
An illustrated pamphlet, 52 pages, containing advice on how to cure or prevent such symptoms as anxiety or back ache by taking one of the company's patent medicines; the top left corner is punched for suspension with a pink thread.
Accession Number
1987.8.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
History of Medicine
Almanacs
Description
An illustrated pamphlet, 52 pages, containing advice on how to cure or prevent such symptoms as anxiety or back ache by taking one of the company's patent medicines; the top left corner is punched for suspension with a pink thread.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Tom Porter of Toronto.
Maker
A. W. Chase Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Oakville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
Date Remarks
Publication date.
Material
Paper
ink
fabric: pink
Dimension Notes
Length 21.3 cm x Width 15.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover is bent/torn/creased and slightly stained.
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1941
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
1987.8.3
Description
An illustrated pamphlet, 52 pages, containing advice on how to cure or prevent such symptoms as anxiety or back ache by taking one of the company's patent medicines; the top left corner is punched for suspension with a pink thread.
Accession Number
1987.8.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
History of Medicine
Almanacs
Description
An illustrated pamphlet, 52 pages, containing advice on how to cure or prevent such symptoms as anxiety or back ache by taking one of the company's patent medicines; the top left corner is punched for suspension with a pink thread.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Tom Porter of Toronto.
Maker
A. W. Chase Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Oakville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1941
Date Remarks
Publication date.
Material
Paper
ink
fabric: pink
Dimension Notes
Length 21.3 cm x Width 15.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover is bent/torn/creased and slightly stained.
Copy Type
Original
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CU-7 intrauterine device

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9789
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
Dr. Paul MacKenzie Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
003003039
Description
Copper-7 intrauterine device with applicator in a sealed sterile package, the IUD consists of a "7"-shaped piece of polyethylene with a top that is slightly rounded outwards and a main shaft that is straight, then curves to the right; there is a bulbous end where the top and shaft join; the main pa…
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Accession Number
003003039
Collection
Dr. Paul MacKenzie Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Contraceptive Devices, Female
Description
Copper-7 intrauterine device with applicator in a sealed sterile package, the IUD consists of a "7"-shaped piece of polyethylene with a top that is slightly rounded outwards and a main shaft that is straight, then curves to the right; there is a bulbous end where the top and shaft join; the main part of the shaft is wrapped with tightly coiled copper wire; the very bottom of the shaft has a small hole through it, which allows the attachment of a nylon string; the IUD is set into the tip of a plastic applicator; the applicator is long and cylindrical with a flat, round handle at the end; the applicator has two pieces: a long, solid cylindrical blue plastic piece that fits inside a hollow, clear plastic tube; when the handle of the inner part is pulled back, the IUD is pulled into the outer tube and can also be pushed out again; there are two flat, rounded pieces, one near the tip and the other near the handle, which guide the applicator; the applicator is attached to a printed heavy paper card and then sealed inside a paper and plastic sterile package; this package has a plasticized paper bottom and a plastic top that can be peeled off to open.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Paul MacKenzie at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Searle Pharmaceuticals, Division of G.D. Searle & Co. of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Oakville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Date Remarks
Used from 1970 through 2000.
Material
metal: red
plastic: white, clear, blue
fabric: blue
paper: white, cream
ink: blue, brown, black
Inscriptions
The handle of the applicator reads, "SEARLE"; the paper card reads, "OPEN THIS END // OUVRIR ICI // One unit only. // Une unité seulement. // Cu-7® // B.N. 581134 // Brand of Intrauterine Copper // Cuivre de qualité intra-utérine. // Instructions for Use // See accompanying insert for detailed // directions for use. Note: For maximal ef- // ficacy it is recommended that Cu-7® be // replaced every 24 months. // Product Monograph available to physi- // cians on request. // Mode d'emploi // Voir le dépliant de conditionnement // ci-joint pour les directives détaillées sur // le mode d'emploi.A noter: Pour une ef- // ficacité maximale on recommande que // le Cu-7® soit remplacé tous les 24 mois. // Monographie disponible aux médecins // sur demande. // Intrauterine Contraceptive // Contraceptif Intra-utérin // SEARLE // Searle Pharmaceuticals / Searle Pharmaceutiques // Division of G.D. Searle & Co. of Canada, Ltd. // Division de G.D. Searle & Cie du Canada, Lteé // Oakville, Ontario L6H 1M5 // STERILE // Unless the bag is // damaged or // opened // STÉRILE // à moins que le sac // ne soit déchiré ou // ouvert // 090/963"; the back of the package has a hand-drawn illustration of a T-shaped IUD and "0.3¢" written on it in ballpoint pen.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-4
Dimension Notes
Length 36.5 cm x Width 9.2 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
#1:The IUD is sealed inside a sterile package, so is unused and undamaged; the package shows some wear but is complete; the card is complete and undamaged; all printing is fully legible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Robert Reid; Dr. Paul MacKenzie; CD #2
Research Facts
This type of IUD is a modification of the Copper-T; it was made in Canada and used from 1970-2000.
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Dr. A. W. Chase's Calendar Almanac [almanacs]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2674
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001637
Description
Paper journal front: centre has a black & white photograph of Dr. Chase; inside: monthly calendars with weather forecasts and numerous testimonials and jokes; also has a contest "Be a Millionaire for a Week"; showcases Dr. Chase's patent medicine products;19 double-sided pages.
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Accession Number
996001637
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Almanacs
Description
Paper journal front: centre has a black & white photograph of Dr. Chase; inside: monthly calendars with weather forecasts and numerous testimonials and jokes; also has a contest "Be a Millionaire for a Week"; showcases Dr. Chase's patent medicine products;19 double-sided pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Dr. Chase Medicine Co. (product); Murray Printing Co. Ltd. (printer)
Site Made (City)
Oakville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Made for 1951 so probably published c. 1950
Material
paper: black; red
Inscriptions
"DR. A. W. CHASE'S // CALENDAR ALMANAC // Be a Millionaire // for a Week // NEW // CONTEST // 48 // OTHER CASH PRIZES // Fly in a beautiful T. C. A. // North Star on an all // expense-paid million- // aire's Visit to New // York. // 1951 // EDITION // CONTENTS // What's in store for you ..." and so on
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.4 cm. x Width: 15.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Very age / sun discoloured; some light staining and some wear along the binding edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
Reference Comments
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3567798/
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/18958651
Research Facts
Dr. Chase died in the 1880s, but these almanacs continued to be published until at least 1959. Dr. Chase's original books contained recipes for medicines and home remedies; they were very widespread, and he became a household name.
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Dr. A. W. Chase's Kidney and Liver Pills

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2346
Dates
1919
1930
circa 1919 - 1930
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
Accession Number
996001267
Description
Cylindrical cardboard container and lid with Dr. A. W. Chase's Kidney & Liver pills; sealed with a single sheet of printed yellow paper; wrapper has product information listed on it.
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Accession Number
996001267
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pharmaceuticals
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Cylindrical cardboard container and lid with Dr. A. W. Chase's Kidney & Liver pills; sealed with a single sheet of printed yellow paper; wrapper has product information listed on it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Toronto in Feb.1994.
Maker
The Dr. A. W. Chase Medicine Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Oakville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
1930
circa 1919 - 1930
Material
wood: beige
paper: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Wrapper reads, "DR. A. W. CHASE'S // K & L KIDNEY & LIVER PILLS // BACKACHE // due to // URINARY // IRRITATION // or BLADDER // DISCOMFORT // CONSTIPATION // INDIGESTION // BILIOUSNESS // and HEADACHE // due to // CONSTIPATIION // ONE PILL A DOSE [in English and French]. No. 4972 PROPRIETARY OR PATENT MEDICINE ACT // THE DR. A. W. CHASE Medicine Co. Ltd. // OAKVILLE, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Length
6.4
Diameter
2.8
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The container is sealed and unopened; outside paper wrapper minor wear, all writing is legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
"Dr. Chase's Recipes or Information for Everybody" (1862 edition), by A. W. Chase, M.D.
Why the appeal? A study of almanacs advertising Dr. Chase's patent medicines, 1904–1959. Denise Maines.
Research Facts
Used to treat urinary irritation and constipation
Patent medicines were advertised, and presumably consumed, with much vigour in the late-19th and early-20th centuries.
In 1904, the original product line included Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, Liver Cure, Backache Plasters, Ointment, Catarrh Cure, Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine and Kidney-Liver Pills. Somewhere between 1924 and 1927, Dr. Chase's Liniment was added to this list, and Mouthwash was sold between 1927 and 1938. Paradol, a painkiller, was introduced in the 1950s and D.M.H Cough Syrups, Cold Tablets and Enerjets emerged in 1959. Though Backache Plasters were not advertised in the 1930s, they were included in the 1950s, so that the list of medicines sold by Dr. Chase's Medicine Company in 1959 contains all of the original product line with only minor modifications to a few of these products, as well as the new arrivals.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Dr. A. W. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2311
Dates
1919
1930
circa 1919 - 1930
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
Accession Number
996001232
Description
Tan hollow, cylindrical wooden pill container which originally contained kidney-liver pills; the original seal has been broken and the top is removable; paper label on bottle with printed product information.
Accession Number
996001232
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pharmaceuticals
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Tan hollow, cylindrical wooden pill container which originally contained kidney-liver pills; the original seal has been broken and the top is removable; paper label on bottle with printed product information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Toronto in Feb.1994.
Maker
Edmanson, Bates & Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Oakville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
1930
circa 1919 - 1930
Material
wood: tan
paper: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. A. W. CHASE'S // Kidney-Liver Pills // Directions:" (dosage information follows); printed in English and French; "No. 4972 Proprietary or Patent // Medicine Act // Manufactured by // Edmanson, Bates & Co. Limited // THE Sole Distributors // DR. A. W. CHASE MEDICINE CO. // OAKVILLE, CAN. Limited"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Depth
6.3
Diameter
2.7
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
There is some minor staining on the lid; the container has been opened and the contents are missing; the paper label has minor wrinkling on one section
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
"Dr. Chase's Recipes or Information for Everybody" (1862 edition), by A. W. Chase M.D.
Why the appeal? A study of almanacs advertising Dr. Chase's patent medicines, 1904–1959. Denise Maines.
Research Facts
Medication for liver and kidney -- a regulator of the liver, kidneys and bowels.
Patent medicines were advertised, and presumably consumed, with much vigour in the late-19th and early-20th centuries.
In 1904, the original product line included Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, Liver Cure, Backache Plasters, Ointment, Catarrh Cure, Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine and Kidney-Liver Pills. Somewhere between 1924 and 1927, Dr. Chase's Liniment was added to this list, and Mouthwash was sold between 1927 and 1938. Paradol, a painkiller, was introduced in the 1950s and D.M.H Cough Syrups, Cold Tablets and Enerjets emerged in 1959. Though Backache Plasters were not advertised in the 1930s, they were included in the 1950s, so that the list of medicines sold by Dr. Chase's Medicine Company in 1959 contains all of the original product line with only minor modifications to a few of these products, as well as the new arrivals.
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Dr. A. W. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8651
Dates
1904
1930
circa 1904 - 1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
Accession Number
1991.17.82 a-b
Description
Tan wooden cylindrical box (a) and lid (b); yellow paper label around box; directions and manufacturing information printed with black ink in English and French.
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Accession Number
1991.17.82 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Treatment
Treatment, General
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pharmaceuticals
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Tan wooden cylindrical box (a) and lid (b); yellow paper label around box; directions and manufacturing information printed with black ink in English and French.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. Josephson of Toronto.
Maker
Edmanson, Bates & Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Oakville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1904
1930
circa 1904 - 1930
Material
wood: tan
paper: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. A. A. CHASE'S // KIDNEY- // LIVER PILLS // DIRECTIONS: // One pill at bedtime as often as // required. If a stronger purgative is // desired, take two pills. if too // strong divide the pill in half. // As a regulator of the liver, // kidneys and bowels, and pre- // ventive of serious disease, take // one pill once or twice a week. // One Pill a Dose"; repeates in French; "No.4972 Proprietary or Patent // Medicine Act // Manufactured by // Edmanson, Bates & Co. Limited // Sole Distributors // THE // DR. A. W. CHASE MEDICINE CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Length
6.0
Diameter
2.7
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor staining of label
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Why the appeal? A study of almanacs advertising Dr. Chase's patent medicines, 1904–1959. Denise Maines.
Research Facts
Patent medicines were advertised, and presumably consumed, with much vigour in the late-19th and early-20th centuries.
Backache Plasters, Ointment, Catarrh Cure, Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine and Kidney-Liver Pills. Somewhere between 1924 and 1927, Dr. Chase's Liniment was added to this list, and Mouthwash was sold between 1927 and 1938. Paradol, a painkiller, was introduced in the 1950s and D.M.H Cough Syrups, Cold Tablets and Enerjets emerged in 1959. Though Backache Plasters were not advertised in the 1930s, they were included in the 1950s, so that the list of medicines sold by Dr. Chase's Medicine Company in 1959 contains all of the original product line with only minor modifications to a few of these products, as well as the new arrivals.
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Dr. A. W. Chase's Ointment

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8421
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1986.11.1
Description
Cylindrical yellow metal tin containing Dr. A. W. Chase's antiseptic ointment.
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Accession Number
1986.11.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Eczema -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- topical balms, lotions
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Cylindrical yellow metal tin containing Dr. A. W. Chase's antiseptic ointment.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. T. Porter of Toronto.
Maker
Edmanson Bates and Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Oakville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Material
metal: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed in centre on lid of tin is a drawing of Dr. Chase (presumably); arranged around it are the words, "DR. A. W. CHASE'S // ANTISEPTIC // [drawing] // SOOTHING – HEALING // OINTMENT // NO. 4973 THE PROPRIETARY OR PATENT MEDICINE ACT. 3/4 OF 1% CARBOLIC ACID" on the bottom: "DR. CHASE'S // OINTMENT // For Eczema, Hemorrhoids or Piles and // other Irritations of the skin, Poisoned // Skin, Insect Strings, Inflamed Eyelids, Bar- // bers's Itch, Sore Feet and Toes, etc. // Manufactured by // EDMANSON BATES &CO., LIMITED // Sole Distributors // The DR. A. W. CHASE MEDICINE Co., Ltd. // Toronto, Canada // Indications completes en francais dans // la circulaire au toue de la voite."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row E
Depth
2.0
Diameter
4.7
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor discolourization
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Dr. A. W. Chase's Ointment. National Museum of American History.
Why the appeal? A study of almanacs advertising Dr. Chase's patent medicines, 1904–1959. Denise Maines.
Research Facts
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Is an antiseptic, soothing and healing treatment for every form of itching skin diesease, eczema, salt rheum, itching, bleeding and protruding piles, pimples, black-heads, old sores, poisoned skin, hives, insect bites, inflamed eyelids, itch, barber's itch, sore feet and toes, chilblains and frostbites.
Patent medicines were advertised, and presumably consumed, with much vigour in the late-19th and early-20th centuries.
In 1904, the original product line included Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, Liver Cure, Backache Plasters, Ointment, Catarrh Cure, Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine and Kidney-Liver Pills. Somewhere between 1924 and 1927, Dr. Chase's Liniment was added to this list, and Mouthwash was sold between 1927 and 1938. Paradol, a painkiller, was introduced in the 1950s and D.M.H Cough Syrups, Cold Tablets and Enerjets emerged in 1959. Though Backache Plasters were not advertised in the 1930s, they were included in the 1950s, so that the list of medicines sold by Dr. Chase's Medicine Company in 1959 contains all of the original product line with only minor modifications to a few of these products, as well as the new arrivals.
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