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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.
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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
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Natures Remedy Tablets [business postcard]

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001568
Description
Used thick green paper postcard from Nature's Remedy; address initially typed in purple, but town is crossed out with pencil and a name in pencil added below; back has form letter; green 1cent Canadian stamp.
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Accession Number
996001568
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 thick green paper postcard from Nature's Remedy; address initially typed in purple, but town is crossed out with pencil and a name in pencil added below; back has form letter; green 1cent Canadian stamp.
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's Falls
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Postmarked and dated
Material
paper: green
ink: black, green
Inscriptions
Front: "Nature's Remedy // NR - TABLETS - NR // Better than // Pills // for Liver Ills // Take one tonight // you'll feel better // in the morning // J. A. McAuley Esq, // Malagawatch, // N.S."; back: "Smith's Falls, Ont. 1910 // Dear Sir - / // It is surprising how business has picked up since // we put our remedies on the price restrictive plan. The // trade is taking very much more interest in N.R. now than // it did previously ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.1 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Slight sun/age discolouration around the edges; pencil used to cross out town and write "S.S.R. Denis"; top left back has an outline of two joined stamps; top edge is rough
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
company also active in 1922
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Penioral Tablets [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001608
Description
Used thick paper postcard from John Wyeth & Brother (Canada) Ltd.; front: typed address and green imprinted 1c Canadian stamp of Edward VIII; back: advertisement for Penioral Tablets.
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Accession Number
996001608
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Penicillins -- advertisements
Antibiotics -- advertisements
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick paper postcard from John Wyeth & Brother (Canada) Ltd.; front: typed address and green imprinted 1c Canadian stamp of Edward VIII; back: advertisement for Penioral Tablets.
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
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; green
Inscriptions
"BUY AND USE // "CRIPPLED CHILDREN" // EASTER SEALS // Dr. L.S. Holmes, // 241 Queens Ave., // London, Ont."; back: "BUFFERED PENICILLIN // POTENCY PROTECTED // Penioral now available in // Vials of 8 - each tablet con- // taining 50,000 International // Units of Penicillin Calcium. // Also available in vials of 12 // - 25,000 International Units // per tablet."; names and location of company
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.3 cm. x Width: 8.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration and some ink staining from the back; some of the top "coat" of paper along the left middle edge has come off
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.572, .587, .589, .605, .609; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.587, .589, .605 (same person), .609 (same address), .572 (John Wyeth & Brother)
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Tubex Penicillin in Oil and Wax [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001592
Description
Used thick paper postcard from John Wyeth & Brother (Canada) Ltd.; front has typed address and green 1cent Canadian stamp imprinted right on the postcard; back - advertisement for Tubex, with diagram on the left and explanation on the right.
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Accession Number
996001592
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Syringes -- advertisements
Penicillins -- advertisements
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick paper postcard from John Wyeth & Brother (Canada) Ltd.; front has typed address and green 1cent Canadian stamp imprinted right on the postcard; back - advertisement for Tubex, with diagram on the left and explanation on the right.
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; blue; green
Inscriptions
"H.F. Cant, Drugs, // Galt, Ont."; back: "Tubex* // Penicillin // in Oil & Wax // (Romansky formula) // The Tubex assembly combines // convenience with safety. By // exerting a negative pressure // (withdrawal) it is easy to make // certain that a blood vessel has // not been entered prior to // injection. // Packages of 6 Tubex (1 c.c. size) with Tubex"; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.1 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Age/sun discolouration; mild staining of postmark ink onto the back; back bottom right has small green mark
Copy Type
Original
Images
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