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National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada Ltd. [business postcard]

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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
Accession Number
996001617
Description
Used thick cardboard postcard from the National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada, Ltd.; front: address and occupation handwritten in pencil and an imprinted orange-yellow 1c Canadian stamp; back: framed by solid black line, left section has ad for "Dominion CBQ Tablets" with a policeman holding up h…
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Accession Number
996001617
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
MeSH Heading
Common Cold -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick cardboard postcard from the National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada, Ltd.; front: address and occupation handwritten in pencil and an imprinted orange-yellow 1c Canadian stamp; back: framed by solid black line, left section has ad for "Dominion CBQ Tablets" with a policeman holding up his hand; right has form letter, filled in in pencil.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg, Limited.
Maker
National Drug & Chemical Co. of Canada, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; orange-yellow
Inscriptions
Front: "STOP // A COLD IN // A FEW HOURS // DOMINION // CBQ // TABLETS" // VERYTHING for the DRUG TRADE // HAMILTON, ONT. // Dear Sir: // Our Mr. E. A. RITCHIE will have the // pleasure of calling upon you about // Tuesday, April 22. // Any order entrusted to him will have prompt // attention and be highly appreciated. // Yours truly, // NATIONAL DRUG & CHEMICAL CO. // OF CANADA, LIMITED."; reverse: "CANADA POST CARD // H. F. Cant // Galt // Ont. // Druggist"; postmark: "HAMILTON // 1031 PM // APR 20 // 1930 // ONTARIO // SAVE TIME // USE AIR MAIL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; a lot of staining onto the front from the black ink on the back and vice-versa; front: left bottom has a pink stain, bottom right has a small pink and red stain
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Definitely, H.F. Cant is a Druggist; see 996.001.591-.593, .598, .607, .762 (Cant), .763, .802; company of wholesale druggists from 1906-1930
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