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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001038
Description
Small cylindrical bottle which tapers to a thin neck; black screw on cap; paper label wrapped around body of bottle; partially filled with liquid contents.
Accession Number
996001038
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Muscle Relaxation
Tinea Pedis -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- podiatric remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small cylindrical bottle which tapers to a thin neck; black screw on cap; paper label wrapped around body of bottle; partially filled with liquid contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Scott Jordan in Oct. 1993 in Ottawa.
Maker
W.F. Young Inc.
Site Made (City)
Springfield
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
glass: clear
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Absorbine Jr. // Active Ingredients: Worm- // Wood, thymol, Menthol // and Acetone blended with // essential oils and tinctures // ... // W.F. Young Inc. // Springfield, Mass., U.S.A.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.5 cm. x Diam. : 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper discoloured and slightly dog-eared
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inne…
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Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inner walls are threaded, while the top underside is lined with wax-coated cardboard
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
W.E. Saunders Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Date Remarks
Start of C.H. Bird's practice to company close
Material
metal: white
glass: brown
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front of bottle reads, "1000 // ACETYLSAL // PINK // Acetylsalicylic Acid // TABLETS // U.S.P // 5 Grains // ADULT DOSE: One tablet // every four hours // Lot No: 8062 // W.E. SAUNDERS, LIMITED // LONDON . ONTARIO // WARNING // Keep out of reach of children // to avoid accidental poisoning"; embossed on bottle bottom: "4 // 1 D [enclosed in diamond shape] 3 // 3068"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Label is slightly stained and interior walls are coated with residue
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Ontario Drug Store and Druggist List," by Glen C. Phillips, Iron Gate Publishing, Sarnia, 1989, p. 96
Images
Less detail
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001075
Description
Paper packet that contains dried plant material (agrimony?) wrapped and sealed in plastic; packet is covered on front, top and back with a paper label.
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Accession Number
000001075
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Paper packet that contains dried plant material (agrimony?) wrapped and sealed in plastic; packet is covered on front, top and back with a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
plastic: clear
paper: green; beige; black
Inscriptions
Top: "AGRIMONY // (Agrimonia Eupatoria, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. [cursive] // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS. // WALKERVILLE, ONT. CANADA."; front: "SYNONYMS - Cockle Burr, Stick // weed, Eng.; Algremoine, Eupatoire des // Grecs, Fr.; Odermennig, Leberklette, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The herb. // NATURAL ORDER - Rosaceae. // HABITAT - Europe and N. America."; back: "PROPERTIES - Tonic and astrin- // gent. Useful in weakness of the stom- // ach and chronic debility of the intes- // tines, with a tendency to diarrhoea. // Dose, a wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.2 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and label are yellowed and fragile; small tear on back and on label in front; some plant material has escaped packet and is trapped in plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
996001185
Description
Small plain, clear, square glass bottle; cylindrical corked neck; label adhered to three sides.
Accession Number
996001185
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
Gout -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small plain, clear, square glass bottle; cylindrical corked neck; label adhered to three sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
The Kells Company
Site Made (City)
Newburgh
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Albert // Remedy // Rheumatism // and // Gout // The Kells Company // Newburgh N. Y.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 Row B
Length
11.0 cm
Width
3.6 cm
Depth
3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label discoloured and worn
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1977.8.22 a-c
Description
A narrow, tubular glass bottle has a metal screw-on cap and a paper label wrapped around it; it contains alka-seltzer tablets; it comes in a long, narrow, cardboard box.
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Accession Number
1977.8.22 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Heartburn -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A narrow, tubular glass bottle has a metal screw-on cap and a paper label wrapped around it; it contains alka-seltzer tablets; it comes in a long, narrow, cardboard box.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 14.2 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
b - box - Size: Length 15.2 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Miles Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass: clear
metal: light blue
paper: white; dark blue; light blue
cardboard: yellowish-white; dark blue; light blue
Inscriptions
Printed on label on bottle: "CONTENTS 25 TABLETS // Alka-Seltzer // BRAND // EFFERVESCENT ANALGESIC ALKALIZING TABLETS // ALKA-SELTZER MUST ALWAYS BE DISSOLVED IN WATER BEFORE TAKING // EACH DRY TABLET CONTAINS: 5 gr. acetylsalicylic acid and effervescent // base q.s // TABLET IN WATER BECOMES: An effervescent solution of sodium acetyl- // salicylate in alkaline buffers. // No. 15616 Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act // MILES LABORATORIES, LTD., TORONTO, CANADA // R595 P536 // [at an angle] 18 5106"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001226
Description
Circular amber glass bottle; tapers to wide corked opening; paper label wraps around body of bottle.
Accession Number
996001226
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Menstruation-Inducing Agents
Cathartics
Dysmenorrhea, drug therapy
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- hemagogue/emmenagogue -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Circular amber glass bottle; tapers to wide corked opening; paper label wraps around body of bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
Eli Lilly & Company
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Keep tightly corked // one ounce (28 gm) powdered extract // Aloes, N.F. // standard - one grain represents two grains drug // Dose - 1 to 5 grains // Lilly // Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, U.S.A.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 5 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.2 cm. x Diam. 4.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label discoloured and worn
Copy Type
Original
Less detail

Anesthone Cream No. 5 box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4139
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001332 a-d
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a), along with a paper leaflet (d); tube has a paper label around circumference.
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Accession Number
000001332 a-d
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Ointments
Astringents -- therapeutic use
Anesthetics -- therapeutic use
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Foil tube (b) with threaded plastic cap (c) in a cardboard box (a), along with a paper leaflet (d); tube has a paper label around circumference.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
b - tube - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.9 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
d - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Width 10.2 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: cream; red; black
metal: silver
paper: cream; red; blue; beige; black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "1/2 OUNCE OINTMENT No. 5 // ANESTHONE CREAM, IMPROVED // ANESTHETIC CREAM REC. U.S. PAT. OFF. // Contains Adrenalin, (Epinephrine, P.D. & Co.) 1:5000, Ephedrine Hydrochloride, 2%, Ethyl Aminobenzoate, 10%. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. DETROIT, MICH., U.S.A."; "DIRECTIONS FOR USE // Apply a small quantity of the cream to the surface where desired, using the elongated // nozzle or the tip of the finger. Use three or four times daily, or as directed // by the physician. // 50 [handwritten] // PRINTED BY PARKE, DAVIS & CO., DETROIT, MICH."; bottom: "BRANCHES // [22 cities listed]"; back: "Anesthone Cream Improved is of value giving symptomatic relief to // mucous surfaces where there is extreme sensitiveness and congestion. // While possessing local anesthetic properties it is not habit-forming."; right side: "ANESTHONE // [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // CREAM, IMPROVED"; left side: identical to right side; (b) front: "OINTMENT No. 5 // ANESTHONE CREAM // OMPROVED // ANESTHETIC // CREAM // Local Anesthetic, Astringent [above 4 lines are printed over a logo, see sketch on accession sheet] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; back: "C755108 [stamped] // Contains Adrena- // lin, 1:5000, Ephedrine // Hydrochloride, 2%, // Para-amino-ethyl- // benzoate, 10%, in a // bland oleaginous // base. // To remove, slip label // over top of tube."; (c) "To the Medical Profession // Anesthone Cream // (Improved) // [text follows] // Clinical Indications [text follows] // Packages [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS [logo, see sketch on accession sheet] * COMPANY // W L Rev 3-32 Printed by Parke, Davis & Co., Walkerville, Ont."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row F
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing, dirty, scuffed, dented; tube dented, but no corrosion; label and leaflet yellowing; leaflet tattered at edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; CD #8
Images
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Antacid Tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4331
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001505
Description
A metal tin with lid hinged at the back; it is full of tablets
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Accession Number
000001505
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Heartburn -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A metal tin with lid hinged at the back; it is full of tablets
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
metal: red; white; black
Inscriptions
Top: "THIRTY-SIX // PARKE-DAVIS // ANTACID TABLETS // A PLEASANT TASTING MEDICATION PROVIDING RELIEF FOR // SOUR STOMACH AND HEARTBURN // Dissolve tablet slowly in the mouth. For more rapid effect, chew // and swallow with water. // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 25-690-36"; bottom: "NEUTRALIZES EXCESSIVE ACIDITY OF THE STOMACH // EACH TABLET REPRESENTS: // Dried Aluminum Hydroxide Gel [9 dots] 4 gr. // Magnesium Carbonate [15 dots] 1 gr. // Calcium Carbonate [17 dots] 1 gr. // Taka-Diastase® (aspergillus oryzae enzymes) . . . ½ gr. // Peppermint flavored // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario // Lot [printed] Z 182 M [stamped] // LITHO IN U.S.A. [printed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Some scratches; a bit dirty, some corrosion on hinge; lid still opens
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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antacid tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7887
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1980.18.269
Description
A square-bodied glass bottle with practically no shoulders and a neck almost as wide as the body; paper label; corked; containing contents; base of bottle is concave.
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Accession Number
1980.18.269
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antacids
Heartburn -- drug therapy
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A square-bodied glass bottle with practically no shoulders and a neck almost as wide as the body; paper label; corked; containing contents; base of bottle is concave.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
E. B. Shuttleworth Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
glass: amber
cork: brown
paper: beige; black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "COMPRESSED TABLETS // Ant-Acid. // E. B. SHUTTLEWORTH CHEMICAL CO. // LIMITED // [illeg.] TORONTO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The label is torn in several places.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From Mr. Dean Charters' thirty-year-old pharmacy collection.
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Anugesic-HC suppositories

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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037262 a-c
Description
Two suppositories (a,b) that are two short, cylindrical bullet-shaped objects wrapped in green foil with a flat and rounded top; the suppositories are contained in a box (c) that is rectangular in shape and made of waxed cardboard; the box may be opened on both ends via two-flap closures and has a …
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Accession Number
997037262 a-c
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Proctitis -- drug therapy
Hemorrhoids -- drug therapy
Administration, Rectal -- instrumentation
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Two suppositories (a,b) that are two short, cylindrical bullet-shaped objects wrapped in green foil with a flat and rounded top; the suppositories are contained in a box (c) that is rectangular in shape and made of waxed cardboard; the box may be opened on both ends via two-flap closures and has a seam running along the bottom edge
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - suppository - Size: Length 3.9 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
b - suppository - Size: Length 3.9 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
c - box - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. Charles H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Warner-Chilcott Laboratories Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Retirement of Dr. H. Godfrey Bird
Material
tinfoil: green
cardboard: white; green
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "A NEW DIMENSION IN ANORECTAL THERAPY // Anugesic-HC // QUELQUE CHOSE DE NOUVEAU EN // THERAPEUTIQUE ANO-RECTALE // WARNER-CHILCOTT LABORATORIES // CO. LIMITED, TORONTO, CANADA;" printed on box bottom: "GARDER DANS UN ENDROIT FRAIS // MODE D'EMPLOI: un suppositoire deux fois par // jour. // FORMULA: Promoxine HCL 25 mg., Hydrocortisone // Acetal 5 mg., Bismuth Oxide 23 mg., Bismuth // Subgallate 53 mg., Zinc Oxide 278 mg., Balsam // Peru 46 mg., Benzyl Benzoate 30 mg., Base q.s. // 2.81 g. // DIRECTIONS: one suppository twice daily. // KEEP IN A COOL PLACE. // (L) 008040"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box is slightly discoloured with a few small stains; suppositories are in new condition
Copy Type
Original
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