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June 8, 2015 12:00PM - June 16, 2015 4:00PMCalender

Collection of Lithographic Food and Household Tin, Wood, and Paper Containers

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2824T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: June 08, 2015 12:00PM


Collection of Lithographic Food and Household Tin, Wood, and Paper Containers, America, c. late 19th/early 20th century, twenty-five items total, "Reed's Butter Scotch Patties," "Schepp's Tropical Cocoanut," "French's Genuine Imported Paprika," "Great American Cloves," "Great American Pepper," "Frontenac Brand Peanut Butter," "Toyland Peanut Butter," "Browne's Pedigreed Peanut Butter," "Sherman's Cough Lozenges," "Dref's' Gout and Rheumatism Pills," "Drefs' Mandrake Compound Liver Pills," "Stellar Drug Company Zinc Oxide Adhesive Plaster," "Dr. Clifton's Brazilian Herbs," "Brown's Mandrake Pills," "J.B. Thompson Quinine Pills," "Ayer's Pills, Rival Herb Tablets," "Fiebing's Saddle Soap," "Washeasy Pumice Hand Soap," "Resinol Antipruritic and Local Sedative," "Camphorate Witch Hazel Salve," "Porter's Liniment Salve," "Neatslene Shoe Grease," a box of "American Fruit Jar Rings," and an "A&P" coffee scoop.
Estimate $300-500

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Mandrake, Clifton, Herb Tablets, Brown's Mandrake Pills, Camphorate Witch Hazel Salve, Porter, Rival Herb Tablets, Fiebing's Saddle Soap, J.B. Thompson Quinine Pills, Neatslene Shoe Grease, Porter's Liniment Salve, Resinol Antipruritic and Local Sedative, Stellar Drug Company Zinc Oxide Adhesive Plaster, Washeasy Pumice Hand Soap