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National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada Ltd. postcard

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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
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
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
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: "H.F. Cant // Galt // Ont. // Druggist // SAVE TIME // USE AIR MAIL"; back: "EVERYTHING 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. // STOP // A COLD IN // A FEW HOURS // DOMINION // CBQ // TABLETS"
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
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.591-.593, .598, .607, .762, .763, .802; CD #8
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
Images
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Vi-Tone Co. envelope

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Dates
1933
circa 1933
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001596
Description
Paper envelope for Vi-Tone Co.; front: ad for Vi-Tone, facsimile (blue) of man, woman and child reaching around the globe; back: flap, address and rust-coloured 3c Canadian stamp of George V; opened at top.
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Accession Number
996001596
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Paper envelope for Vi-Tone Co.; front: ad for Vi-Tone, facsimile (blue) of man, woman and child reaching around the globe; back: flap, address and rust-coloured 3c Canadian stamp of George V; opened at top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
The Vi-Tone Co.
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1933
circa 1933
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; blue; rust
Inscriptions
"VI-TONE // "CREATOR OF ENERGY" // "Preserver of Health" // VI-TONE CO. // HAMILTON, ONTARIO"; back: "P.O. BOX 356 // HAMILTON, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.5 cm. x Width: 9.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Top edge is a little ragged; some age/sun discolouration; on the back are some long black streaks
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail