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Abbott's Disco No. 1 Tablets [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001616
Description
Used thick paper postcard from A. E. Hanna, Prescription Pharmacy; front: address, typed and imprinted green Canadian 1c stamp; back: ad for A. E. Hanna and Disco No. 1 tablets; black dot in centre has "white" lettering for the Disco No. 1 ad.
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Accession Number
996001616
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick paper postcard from A. E. Hanna, Prescription Pharmacy; front: address, typed and imprinted green Canadian 1c stamp; back: ad for A. E. Hanna and Disco No. 1 tablets; black dot in centre has "white" lettering for the Disco No. 1 ad.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg, Limited.
Maker
A. E. Hanna Pharmacy
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; green; orange-red
Inscriptions
Front: "Dr. C. E. Cooper Cole, // 170 St. George St. // Toronto, Ont. // OUR PRESCRIPTION // DEPARTMENT // WISHES to announce that // they are prepared at any time // to fill your prescriptions for // ABBOT'S // DISCO NO. 1 // TABLETS // the new improved compound // for the relief of dysmenorrhea. // Each tablet contains: // Ephedrine Hydrochloride 1/8 gr. // Acetophenetidin 1 1/2 gr. // A. E. HANNA // Prescription Pharmacy // 184 Bloor St. West, // TORONTO, ONTARIO // Phone 1109"
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; two small tears on front left edge top quadrant; some smudging from postmark and some staining from back (light); back: right bottom corner bent; a blue stain near the top and black stain near the bottom
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Company around from 1929
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advertising postcard

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2806
Dates
1893
circa 1893
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001769
Description
Used small paper postcard to Brown & Seibirt(?) from James A. Kennedy & Co.; front: address written in pencil and one 1cent blue imprinted Canadian stamp; back: filled-in form letter.
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Accession Number
996001769
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used small paper postcard to Brown & Seibirt(?) from James A. Kennedy & Co.; front: address written in pencil and one 1cent blue imprinted Canadian stamp; back: filled-in form letter.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
James A. Kennedy & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1893
circa 1893
Date Remarks
Postmarked Feb. 22, 1893
Material
paper: blue; black
Inscriptions
Front: "Brown & Seibirt[?] // Crediton // Ont"; back: "KENNEDY'S // HERBAL DISCOVERY // HAIR DRESSING. // HERBAL LIVER PILLS. // SOUTHERN ASTHMA CURE. // JAMES A. KENNEDY & CO., // WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS, // 342 RICHMOND STREET, LONDON, ONT. // Dear Sir, - // We beg to advise you our Mr. M. McLENNAN will have the pleasure // of waiting on you on or about the 1st Instant ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.9 cm. x Width: 7.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; some light smudging from the ink near the top at the back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
See 996.001.547
Research Facts
Company open from 1883-1901
Images
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A. H. Lewis Medicine Co. envelope

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001585
Description
Used envelope made of medium thickness paper; the front has printed message and typewritten address; 3 green stamps each worth 1cent.
  1 image  
Accession Number
996001585
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
Used envelope made of medium thickness paper; the front has printed message and typewritten address; 3 green stamps each worth 1cent.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
A. H. Lewis Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Smith Falls
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
Postmark
Material
paper: black; blue; green; white
Inscriptions
Front: "IN 10 DAYS RETURN TO // THE A.H. LEWIS MEDICINE // Smiths Falls ... Ont., Can. // Messrs // The Sentinel Publishing Co. Ltd. // 37-39 McCaw St. // Toronto Ont. // Nature's Remedy // Reg. U.S. Pat. Office // NR - Tablets - NR "; "Landmark" written in pencil
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.5 cm. x Width: 9.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Envelope is discoloured around the edges
Copy Type
Original
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"B-B" Burning Powder [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001591
Description
Used postcard advertising "B-B Burning Powder, with illustration of product tin on the back; addressed to H.F. Cant, Galt; stamp of Edward VIII.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001591
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Asthma -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used postcard advertising "B-B Burning Powder, with illustration of product tin on the back; addressed to H.F. Cant, Galt; stamp of Edward VIII.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
Roberts Drug Products Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
Stamp dates card to reign of Edward VIII, who was king in 1936 for 10 months; however, with such imprints, it could be from the late 40's as well due to continued usage
Material
paper: black; buff; green; red
Inscriptions
Front reads: "TORONTO // ONTARIO [postmark] // H F CANT // GALT // ONT."; back reads: "NATIONALLY ADVERTISED // TRIED AND PROVEN // relief for ASTHMA and // BRONCHITIS ... Recommend // it with complete confidence. // Full Trade Discount // BUY THRU' YOUR JOBBER // ROBERTS DRUG PRODUCTS CO. WELLINGTON ST., TORONTO. // "B-B" means BETTER BREATHING"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.5 cm. x Width: 14.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Front shows small black marks near address; small bend upper right corner and lower right corner; upper and lower left corners also slightly bent
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
H. F. Cant was an active druggist from 1929 on, and there was a Cant & Cant from 1917-1930
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Benzedrex Inhalers [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001607
Description
Used thick paper postcard from the Leeming Miles Co. Limited to Mr. H. F. Cant; front: typed address, green one cent Canadian (imprinted) stamp of Edward VII; back: bilingual advertisement for 'Benedrex Inhalers', with a facsimile of the product.
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Accession Number
996001607
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Nasal Decongestants -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick paper postcard from the Leeming Miles Co. Limited to Mr. H. F. Cant; front: typed address, green one cent Canadian (imprinted) stamp of Edward VII; back: bilingual advertisement for 'Benedrex Inhalers', with a facsimile of the product.
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 Leeming Miles Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; red; green
Inscriptions
"Mr. H. F. Cant, // 35 Ainslie N., // Galt, Ont."; back: "CHECK YOUR BENEDREX // INHALERS AND ORDER FROM // YOUR WHOLESALER TO-DAY. // RECOMMEND FOR ... // "HEAD COLDS" // VERIFIEZ VOS INHALATEURS // BENEDREX ET COMMANDEZ DE // VOTRE GROSSISTE AUJOURD'HUI. // RECOMMANDEZ POUR ... // "RHUMES DE CERVEAU" // THE LEEMING MILES CO. LIMITED // 1 Notre Dame Street West // MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; large bend / crease on right side and smaller one top right corner; very few smudge marks, but a little dirty
Copy Type
Original
Images
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B-Plex [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001590
Description
Used postcard advertising B-Plex Wyeth, addressed to Dr. J.C. Goodwin of Toronto; stamp of Edward VIII; back has advertising and bottle of B-Plex illustrated; medium-weight paper.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001590
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Vitamin B Complex -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used postcard advertising B-Plex Wyeth, addressed to Dr. J.C. Goodwin of Toronto; stamp of Edward VIII; back has advertising and bottle of B-Plex illustrated; medium-weight paper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
John Wyeth & Brother (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
Stamp dates card to reign of Edward VIII, who was king in 1936 for 10 months; however, with such imprints, it could be from the late 40's as well due to continued usage
Material
paper: black; buff; orange; green; red
Inscriptions
Front reads: "WINDSOR // ONT [postmark] // Dr. J. C. Goodwin // 516 Med. Arts Bldg., // Toronto, Ont."; back reads: "B-PLEX Wyeth // IMPROVED POTENCY // DERIVED FROM RICE BRAN EXTRACT // A RICH NATURAL SOURCE // BIOLOGICALLY BALANCED // S.M.A. BIOCHEMICAL DIVISION // JOHN WYETH & BROTHER (CANADA) LIMITED // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.5 cm. x Width: 13.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bend marks beside postmark; tear on left side around 1/3 of the way down; top and bottom edges rubbed
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Brayley Drug Co. Ltd. envelope

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001586
Description
Used envelope made of thin paper; front has a picture of Donald Wilson, M.D. at top left, with a printed message in the centre; 3c stamp at top right; bottom, oiled paper.
  1 image  
Accession Number
996001586
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
Used envelope made of thin paper; front has a picture of Donald Wilson, M.D. at top left, with a printed message in the centre; 3c stamp at top right; bottom, oiled paper.
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 Brayley Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
St. John
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
Postmark
Material
paper: black; blue; red; white; brown
Inscriptions
Front: "In 5 days return to the Home of // Dr. Wilson's Herbine Bitters // The Brayley Drug Co., Ltd. // Whole Sale Druggists // St. John, N.B."; postmark says: " BUY WAR SAVINGS AND HELP RECONSTRUCTION"; back: postmark that reads "Belliveaux May 13, 1919"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.5 cm. x Width: 9.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Envelope is discoloured around the edges and the oil has seeped through to the back of envelope; black marks on back of envelope; front: oval oil mark in bottom center
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Brayley Drug Co. Ltd. letter

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Dates
1916
circa 1916
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001611
Description
Paper letter from the Brayley Drug Co. Ltd.; left corner top has a facsimile of Donald Wilson and the letterhead; watermark for Empire Linen; typed letter, signed by company stamp; measurements are for folded dimensions.
  3 images  
Accession Number
996001611
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Paper letter from the Brayley Drug Co. Ltd.; left corner top has a facsimile of Donald Wilson and the letterhead; watermark for Empire Linen; typed letter, signed by company stamp; measurements are for folded dimensions.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
Empire Linen; Brayley Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
St. John
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1916
circa 1916
Date Remarks
Dated Aug. 10, 1916
Material
paper: black; blue
Inscriptions
"The Brayley Drug // COMPANY LIMITED // WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS // PROPRIETARY MEDICINES AND SUNDRIES // ST. JOHN, N.B. AUG. 10/16. // JOHN ALEXANDER, ESQ. // RUSAGONIS, N.B. // Dear Sir; // We beg to acknowledge receipt of your remittance // for $19.48, which we have this day placed to the credit of // your account. Enclosed please find receipt.", etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.6 cm. x Width: 10.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; very stained where "window" of the envelope was; smudging of the blue inks
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Brayley Drug Company Limited envelope

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001583
Description
Medium thickness paper; the front has printed information, and a typewritten address; top right: 2c postage stamp with postmark (St. John, N.B. Nov. 25 1-AM 1910)
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001583
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
Medium thickness paper; the front has printed information, and a typewritten address; top right: 2c postage stamp with postmark (St. John, N.B. Nov. 25 1-AM 1910)
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 Brayley Drug Company
Site Made (City)
St. John
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Postage mark is dated 1910
Material
paper: black; red; blue; white
Inscriptions
Front, top left: "The Brayley Drug Company // Limited // Wholesale Druggists // Proprietors // Dr. Wilson's Herbine Bitters, // Turkish Dyes, and C. // St. John, N.B."; typed: "L. V. Bishop Esq., Harvey Bank, // N.B."; back: "Dr. Wilson's // Anti-Bilious Pills. Purely Vegetable"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.9 cm. x Width: 9.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Envelope is discoloured, the four edges are brown; on both sides -- black smudges
Copy Type
Original
Images
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business envelope

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Dates
1873
circa 1873
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001547
Description
Paper envelope from John T. Wait Wholesale & Retail Chemist & Druggist; back has an advertisement for the establishment listing what products available, etc.; opened along left edge; printed and handwritten in black ink; two Canadian 3 cent stamps.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001547
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Paper envelope from John T. Wait Wholesale & Retail Chemist & Druggist; back has an advertisement for the establishment listing what products available, etc.; opened along left edge; printed and handwritten in black ink; two Canadian 3 cent stamps.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
John T. Wait
Site Made (City)
Arnprior
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1873
circa 1873
Date Remarks
Posted in 1873 - mark is faint, but label states date
Material
paper: tan
ink: black, brown
Inscriptions
Front: "IF NOT CALLED FOR WITHIN TEN // DAYS PLEASE RETURN TO // JOHN T. WAIT, // Chemist and Druggist, // ARNPRIOR ONT. // Miss Jane Wait // Canton // N.Y. // Care [?] Marvin [?] R. Wait Esq"; back: "JOHN T. WAIT // WHOLESALE AND RETAIL // CHEMIST & DRUGGIST // ARNPRIOR ONT. // DEALER IN // Pure Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals, // PERFUMERY, PATENT MEDICINES, // Oils, Turpentine, Putty, Brushes, // COMBS, PAINTS, VARNISHES, DIE-STUFFS, &C"; lists what else is sold there, patent medicines, etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.9 cm. x Width: 7.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Very sun/age discoloured; some staining all over envelope, left edge (where opened) a little crumbly with a fair-sized notch taken out of the centre
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Ontario Drugstores & Druggists"
Research Facts
John T. Wait - a wholesale/retail chemist & druggist from 1866-1909; also so ld wine & spirits
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