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Metaphedrin Inhalant No. 99 [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1941
circa 1941
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001605
Description
Used thick paper postcard from Strong's Drug Store Ltd.; front: outgoing address typed (black) and green 1cent Canadian stamp of Edward VIII (imprint); back: 5/6 is an ad for Metaphedrin Inhalant in blue, black, white, grey, etc.; bottom 1/6 is the name and address of store.
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Accession Number
996001605
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Nasal Decongestants -- advertisements
Bacterial Infections -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick paper postcard from Strong's Drug Store Ltd.; front: outgoing address typed (black) and green 1cent Canadian stamp of Edward VIII (imprint); back: 5/6 is an ad for Metaphedrin Inhalant in blue, black, white, grey, etc.; bottom 1/6 is the name and address of store.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
Strong's Drug Store Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1941
circa 1941
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; blue; green; red; grey
Inscriptions
"Dr. L.S. Holmes, // 241 Queen's Ave., // London, Ont. // ENLIST // NOW"; back: "METAPHEDRIN INHALANT // No. 99 // Double Acting // DECONGESTIVE . BACTERIOSTATIC // Combines ephedrine 1% and // Metaphen 1:2500 in a light bland mineral oil. // Lessens nasal congestion in // colds, allergic rhinitis and sinus infection. // We stock Metaphedrin Inhalant no. 99 for your prescribing convenience // or office use"; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.9 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration and some mild staining and smudging; small tear along front left edge
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Strong's Drug Store was operating from at least 1915-1930 and on.
Images
Less detail