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Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
000006020
Description
A round, white pin for sales promotion of a pharmaceutical company; a picture and text are printed in brown on the front and on the white rim of the back.
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Accession Number
000006020
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- advertisements
Drug Industry -- advertisements
Description
A round, white pin for sales promotion of a pharmaceutical company; a picture and text are printed in brown on the front and on the white rim of the back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Jack Willson
Maker
Total Promotions
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
paper (?): white
polymer film: clear
metal: silver; grey
Inscriptions
A contour design that represents a mortar and pestle is printed above the contre of the front side; the text below the picture reads, "PARKE-DAVIS // ASK YOUR // PHARMACIST"; on the rim of the back, "TOTAL PROMOTIONS 416-638-8283"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-7
Dimension Notes
Depth 0.4 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The front surface is in excellent condition with no discolouration; on the back, the silver coating is lost in numerous spots and a grey substrate is exposed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
A. Yoshizawa; CD #2
Research Facts
This pin promotes both the drug company, Parke-Davis, and the public campaign, "Get the Answer."
Images
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