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Reggie's Victorian Trade Card Album

I mostly collect trade cards that I can (or will be able to) match with an antique bottle. Also let me know if you have a matching bottle (that I don't have yet) that goes with one of the tradecards below. I also collect interesting non-bottle trade cards.
See my trade card want-to-buy list.

See picture Click to view photo of Reggie's display at the March 1999 Baltimore Bottle Show.

Click to view photo See picture of Reggie's display at the October 3, 1998 Richmond VA bottle show.

See description of Victorian Trade Cards, which has links to other trade card info on the Internet.


Shortcuts to my bottle-related trade cards:
Acker's English Remedy Allen's Lung Balsam Dr Seth Arnold's Balsam Davis Ashley's Honey Balsam
Austen's Cologne Ayer's Barry's Tricopherous Bartlett's Hub Shoe Dressing
Biliousine Bixby Brown's Dentifrice
Brown's Bitters Buckingham Whisker Dye Burdock Blood Bitters
Carter's Ink Carter's Pills Cary Indian Pills Cas-car-ria
Compound Oxygen
Dr Jayne's Medicines
Table Not Finished Yet

All other trade cards (i.e. those not used to promote products in a bottle) can be found at Non-Bottle Victorian Tradecards


  1. Acker's English Remedy
    See matching bottles.

    1. Acker's Blood Elixir / Girl reading letter on fence Click to view photo
      Color front shows girl in pink dress and bonnett with letter; she is sitting on a fence which reads
      Acker's Blood Elixir
      Acker's Dyspepsia Tablets
      Acker's English Remedy & Cough Co.
      Large size card: 7"x4½". Card is in excellent condition but does have some glue stains in the four corners on the back.

    2. Acker's English Remedy / Girl under Lemon Tree Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
      ACKER'S ENGLISH REMEDY, A Scientific English Cure For Colds, For Old and Hard Coughs, Asthma, Croup, Whooping Coughs, Phthisical Breathing and all Lung Troubles. This has a date of September 1, 1884! The script continues to plug Acker's Dyspepsila Tablets, Acher's Blood Elixir and Acker's Baby Soother! This card is in great condition with some slight yellowing.

  2. Allen's Lung Balsam

    1. Allen's Lung Balsam / Be Calm Dear Click to view photo
      B&W front shows father reaching for Allen's Lung Balsam (which is right beside a bottle for Davis Pain Killer) while mother comforts crying baby. Caption reads "Be calm, dear wife, baby will be relieved as soon as I can give her the LUNG BALSAM. It always relieves the worst attacks of Croup. I think every home should have at hand Allen's Lung Balsam and Davis' Pain Killer." Back has advertising text claiming it as "A remedy that will cure consumption."

    2. Allen's Lung Balsam / A Stitch In Time Saves Nine
      Color front shows grandmother stitching sock in front of fire while little girl looks on. A bottle of Allen's Lung Balsam is on a table. Front reads "A stitch in time saves nine. Allen's Lung Balsam. Take Home a Bottle as a safe and sure cure for all Throat and Lung Affections." A rug by the fire is embroidered with "Allen's Lung Balsam cures coughs, colds and consumption." Back has full advertising text. Very good condition.

  3. Angostura Bitters / 2 cherubs with blonde robed lady Click to view photo
    Color front shows two cherubs: one holding a bottle of product and other mixing medicine with a mortal and pestel. In center is a blonde lady with brown robe. She's sitting in front of a pillar with advertising text written on it. Some fading and has been trimmed on left, but no tears. Back has album glue stains but all text readable. Advertises that the bitters of Dr. J.G.B. STEGERT & Sons has become known to the world as Angostura Bitters.

  4. Appendixine / Ruler w/ bottle pictured New Click to view photo
    This is a Calendar plus Advertising handout for Appendixine Medicine. Plus it has a ruler printed on one end. The calendar starts on July 1906 and runs to Dec. 1906. Pictures a bottle of Appendixine and a list of problems it cures such as constipation, Torpid Liver, Kidney Gravel and gall stones to name a few. Card is in excellent shape.

  5. Dr. Seth Arnold's Balsam

  6. Davis Ashley's Honey Balsam / Painting by the Sea Click to view photo For Sale
    Victorian trade card advertising Davis Ashley's Honey Balsam (a Victorian remedy) and featuring a nice chromolithograph of a Victorian couple painting at picture by the sea. Measures 4 5/8 by 2 3/4 inches. Excellent condition - even the edges and corners are undamaged. The reverse side is in unblemished condition but has no text or graphics. SOLD.

  7. Athlophoros
    1. Athlophoros / Booklet New Click to view photo
      B&W 20 page booklet advertises Athlophoros Remedies. This Rheumatism medicine advertises “Where’s the Man We Can’t Cure. The outside covers are cute, the inside has a few more illustrations of children along with many reccomondations of users of this product. The booklet is in good shape, but has a creased corner and the binding is torn about a half inch on the top. Still well bound with staple binding.

    2. Athlophoros / Boy pouring out Dad's bottle New Click to view photo
      B&W front shows young boy pouring liquid from a bottle. Caption reads "Here goes Pop's ATHLOPHORUS! Now he'll be too lame to lick me." Back advertises products of the Athlophorus Company of 112 Wall Street, New York. They claimed their "remedies" could cure everything from rheumatism to nerualgia to liver and kidney diseases. The card has two faint lines in the upper right corner, which do not go through to the other side, and are not easily visible to the naked eye. Otherwise, it is in excellent condition.

    3. Athlophoros / Boy riding bottle Click to view photo
      B&W front shows boy riding bottle thru space. Caption reads "Where's the man we can't cure?" Can read label on bottle.

    4. Athlophoros / Man carrying oversized bottle Click to view photo
      Athlophoros, a medicine used for Rheumatism and Neuralgia. Copyrighted 1886. Major, Knapp & Co. Lith., 56 & 58 Park Place, New York. Caption underneath illustration, "No More Rheumatism For Me". Illustration shows a man jumping around with a bottle of Athlophoros tossed over his shoulders. He has thrown his crutches down and he has been healed. Item is in good condition, lifting on front, trimmed, evidence of having been pasted in, not affecting text on back, on thin paper stock (may be part of a booklet). A complete Calendar for 1887 is on the back.

  8. Austen's Forest Flower Cologne
    1. Austen's Cologne / Two kids with large bottle Click to view photo
      Color front shows two children on a pedestal with an oversized bottle of the cologne. Rear shows as sold by George G. Dort, dealer in Dugs, Medicines & Chemicals in Keene, New Hampshire. Card has rough corners, but no trims or tears and never pasted.

    2. Austen's Cologne / Two Ladies with bouquets Click to view photo
      Color front show two ladies with flower bouquets. Back has adv. text.

    3. Austen's Cologne / Cherub holding bottle to girl's nose Click to view photo
      tbd

    4. Austen's Cologne / Girl Spraying Cat 1889 Click to view photo
      1889 Victorian tradecard for Austen's Forest Flower Cologne with a nice pic of the product bottle and an angry cat being sprayed by a Victorian girl. Card is in very good condition with some staining and a corner crease. Actual card not pictured in photo, but card is the same.

    5. Austen's Cologne / Cupid with Bottle 1887 Click to view photo
      Color front shows winged cupid with large bottle of product. Back has advertising text. Excellent condition with just some minor glue stains on back.

  9. Ayers Family of Medicines

  10. Barry's Tricopherous / Two Women Reading Paper Click to view photo Sold
    Front shows picture of two women reading about product. Front reads "Barry's Tricopherous ... The Oldest and the Best ... Guaranteed to restore the hair to bald heads and make it grow thick, long, and soft." Size 5 1/4" x 3". Card in excellent condition. SOLD.
    See related bottle.

  11. Barry's Tricopherous / Woman in lace Click to view photo
    Color front shows a woman with lacey head covering. Back has adv. text. Very fine.

  12. Barry's Tricopherous / Woman Mirror Click to view photo
    Color front shows woman brushing hair in front of mirror with two bottles on table. Back has advertising text with 2 additional pictures.

  13. Barry's Tricopherous / Woman Admiring Hair Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows woman admiring her hair in front of mirror with one bottle on table. Excellent condition.

  14. Bartlett's Hub Shoe Dressing / Hub-shaped Bottle w/ flowers Click to view photo
    Front has color picture of black hub-shaped bottle with fancy label. There are flowers beside the bottle. Back is blank. Excellent condition with sharp corners.
    See matching bottle.

  15. Berry Brother's Hard Oil Finish / Knights Click to view photo
    Here's a stunningly colorful copyright 1891 Victorian tradecard advertising Berry Brothers Oil Finish with a great "Medieval Knights/Court Princess" lithograph on the display side, and a wonderful 18-line advertising poem on the reverse side entitled "Sir Hard Oil Finish-A True Tale of Chivalry", as well as advertising text for the product. This card is unusual not only in the stunning lithography, but is also coated with the same hard oil finish advertisied, giving it a glossy resilient finish! Measures 5 1/2 by 3 1/2 inches with no tears, stains, or marks. The reverse side (not shown) is also in excellent condition. A minimal crease of the very tip of the upper left corner is noted, but not noticeable.

  16. Biliousine
    1. BILIOUSINE / Crowd looking into store display Click to view photo
      Color front shows crowd of people outside a store. They are looking thru the window display which has a show globe and bottles of the product. Front reads "Biliousine is a sure cure for sick headache, dysepepsia, constipation, indigestion, sour stomach, heartburn, ...". Back shows prominent citizens in New York who will testify "that it is an efficient and reliable remedy for Headache, Dyspepsia, Constipation, and Biliousness."

    2. BILIOUSINE / Crowd looking into store display Click to view photo
      Duplicate of card above. Fine condition with just a piece of album tape on back.

    3. BILIOUSINE / Cats Click to view photo
      Color front shows mother cat administering medice to kitten. Large labeled bottle of product on stool. Fine condition with just a piece of album tape on back.

    4. BILIOUSINE / Black eating watermelon Click to view photo
      Color front shows black man with stomach ache from eating too much watermelon. Very good condition with spot of paper loss on back where album tape was removed.

    5. BILIOUSINE / Ruler Click to view photo
      B&W front shows two Victorian ladies sitting on a blanket. Bottom of card is a 4 1/2" ruler. Front reads "Biliousine. Snow & Earle, Providence, R.I." Back has illustration of the bottle of medicine and gives all it can do. Card in good condition.

  17. Bixby's Shoe Polish / Lady Columbia showing show Click to view photo
    Color front shows Lady Columbia showing a shiny shoe to women from different parts of the world. Large picture of bottle is also pictured. Full advertising text on back that is fully readable. Very good condition with some paper and glue residue on the back.
    See matching Bixby Bottle.

  18. Bixby's Shoe Polish / Boy Shining Man's Shoes Click to view photo
    Color front shows boy giving gentleman a shoe shine. Advertising text on back.

  19. Bixby's French Blue / Ladies doing Laundry Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows two ladies doing laundry and is entitled "Bixby's French Laundry Blue". Back shows picture of bottle and two cans and has a song ("jingle") advertising the product that is sung to the tune of "Walking Down Broadway". Very good condition but back has some glue residue, slight discoloration, and light pulling but all text readable.

  20. Bixby's Mucilage / Pulling Man stuck to chair Click to view photo Click to view photo
    Front has picture of people trying to pull man from chair and caption reads "I bet that is Bixby's Mucilage. There is no use trying to get the chair off, better take off the pants". Back has advertising text and shows 4 different bottles. Good condition with missing corner, back has spot of paper lift.

  21. Bovinine Elixir / Hold To Light New Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo Closeup of Bottle Click to view photo
    Card advertising 'BOVININE' Elixir, manufactured by the J.P. Bush Manufacturing Company, Chicago and New York. Color front shows an infirmed young lady by a window resting in a comfortably padded-and-pillowed chair in her robe. She has her eyes closed, and on the table next to her is a bottle of the Bovinine elixir, along with two sherry glasses, one with the medicine, and the other with water. When held to the light a picture of a bull appears, the young lady's eyes open, and the words 'MY LIFE WAS SAVED BY BOVININE' appear. On the reverse it reads "For Overworked and Insufficiently Nourished People; Overtaxed Professional and Laboring Men; Exhausted Mothers; Sickly and Feeble Infants and Children. Old Age is rendered comfortable and enjoyable by its daily use. Prescribed by Physicians all over the Union." Measures 3 1/2" x 5". Upper & lower left corners are bent, and left side has a small straight tear, less than an 1/2 an inch, otherwise in GREAT shape.

  22. Boyer's Carmelite Melissa Cordial / Monks making & testing Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    This is a beautiful trade card, from the late 1800's, advertising Boyer's Carmelite Melissa Cordial Rich graphics by Donaldson Bros. Excellent condition with advertising on the reverse. There is some overall glue staining on the reverse.

  23. BROMO-SELTZER No PIC Yet
    B&W postcard shows horse-drawn wagon advertising product.

  24. Browns Camphorated Saponaceous Dentifrice / 3 Victorian Women photo of another example of same card Click to view photo
    Great chromolithography of a three fancily dressed Victorian women admiring a bottle of product on a pedestal. Back has advertising text that partly reads "Keep this handy, it may save a life" and explains how it can help with sunstroke, choking, and fainting. Excellent condition with no damage but some light stain on the back. Circa 1880s.

  25. Brown's Iron Bitters

  26. Brown's Household Panacea / Man Carrying burning stove Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Front shows picture of man carrying a buring stove - he is obviously not feeling any pain. Front partly reads "Brown's Household Panacea - The Great Pain Reliever. Back has advertising text. Excellent condition.

  27. Brown's Household Panacea / Man Carrying burning stove Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Front shows picture of man carrying a buring stove - he is obviously not feeling any pain. Front partly reads "Brown's Household Panacea - The Great Pain Reliever. Back has advertising text. Card is in good condition, text on back w/glue staining & lifting of paper affecting some text.

  28. Dr Brownings C & C Cordial / Sick man w/ woman Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Late 1800's Victorian trade card for Dr. Browning's C & C Cordial for coughs and colds. W. Champion Browning, M.D., 1321 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA. Illustration on front of a Doctor assisting a sick man. He is looking at his stopwatch attempting to get the mans pulse rate. A bottle of the above mentioned product sits on the table. Dr. Browning's Tonic & Alterative is advertised on the cards back. Very Good condition, evidence of gluing, crisp with no tears or creases.

  29. Buchu-Paiba / Boat Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows bottle made into a boat with people being saved from the various illnesses cured by the product.

  30. Buchu-Paiba / Boat Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Same as card above. Color front shows bottle made into a boat with people being saved from the various illnesses cured by the product.

  31. Buckingham's Dye for the Whiskers
    See accompanying bottle.

    1. Buckingham's Dye for the Whiskers / 7 scene card Click to view photo
      Color front shows 7 scenes of how product allowed greying man to dye his grey and win lovely young woman. Adv. text on back. Scuff bottom right corner and glue residue on back.

    2. Buckingham's Dye for the Whiskers / 2 men w/ box Click to view photo
      Color front shows two men examining box of product. Back has advertising text. Good condition: bend in top left corner and card has been trimmed.

    3. Buckingham's Dye for the Whiskers / Before&After Fold-Down Card Similar Card Click to view photo
      Buckingham's Dye Folding Trade Card! Nashua, N.H. Ca. Approx. 2 1/2 x 4 1/2". 1880. Also advertises Hall's Vegetable Sicilian Hair Renewer on the back. Card is in very good condition.

  32. Burdock Blood Bitters

  33. California Fig Syrup / Lady picking figs Click to view photo
    Colorful front shows girl in red cape picking ripe figs from bush. Booklet goes on to describe why women and children prefer figs. Manufactured by the California Fig Syrup Company of San Francisco, Louisville, KY and New York, NY. This was for sale in 50¢ and $1.00 bottle by all leading Druggists. Back of card has black and white illustration of the product in its box. Very fine condition - only problem is number "104" written in blue ink on the back.
    See matching bottle.

  34. California's Golden Age Hair Reproducer / Man with flies on head Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows two men at table and woman combing out some of her long hair. One man has flies above his bald head. Bottle of product on table.
    Lady's father. - Oh my! I wish I had hair enough to keep off these insects from my head!
    Lady. - See there, I have pulled out another comb full of hair, I wish I could stop it.
    Lady's Husband.- Do as I do; use the GREAT CALIFORNIA GOLDEN AGE HAIR REPRODUCER AND TONIC. It will save your hair and make it grow as good as mine.
    Back has advertising text, including "$1,00 REWARD for any Poisons found in any of our articles." Company was S. Brown & Co in Los Angeles. Card in very good condition except some paper loss in bottom left and top right corners. Back text full readable.

  35. Carbolic Smoke Ball / Metamorphic Click to view photo
    This English metamorphic tradecard advertises the Carbolic Smoke Ball, which POSITIVELY cures coughs, colds, catarrh, asthma, bronchitis, hoarseness, throat deafness, influenza, croup, whooping cough, and headache. Fine condition.

    See 1891 English Ad for this product.

    Also see 1890's California ad for this product.

    Also see Carbolic Smoke Ball schematics.

  36. Victor Carbolic Smoke Ball / Billhead Click to view photo
    A 6 x 6 1/2 billhead from the Home Office and Laboratory in Atlanta. Ad copy states cures "catarrh, bronchitis, asthma, neuralgia, croup and colds". Some damage and staining.

  37. Wine of Cardui / A Southern Belle Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Colorful front shows picture of lovely Victorian lady. Copyright 1903 by The Chattanooga Medicine Co. Back has advertising text: "McElree's Wine Of Cardui / Take and be healed / The Great Spirit Planted It / Woman's Relief / The Most Astonishing Tonic for Women known to Medical Science". B&W back also shows picture of Victorian lady and Indian maiden.

  38. Carolina Tolu Tonic / Bearded Man No PIC Yet
    Picture of a beardedman with a very large head, covering his chest in color and coming down to his waist. On the bottom it says Carolina Tolu Tonic. The back of the card it says Carolina Tolu Tonic, the best remedy for Pulmonary Disease, and General Debility, connected with loss of appetite and strength. Sold by all grocers and druggists @ $1.00 per bottle etc. etc. H BROCHOFF & CO. No. 93 Wall Street New York. Card is 2-1/2" x 4" and in good condition.

  39. Carter's Liver Bitters / Sarah Bernhardt Click to view photo
    B&W front shows picture of Sarah Bernhardt, The Queen of the Theatre. Although the card is made in shades of violet, her beautiful countenance is entirely majestic. A Trade Card for Carters Liver Bitters, and according to the advertising on the back of the card, "Will make you eat", cure dyspepsia, liver complaint, and all diseases caused by Malaria. The back of the card has the full advertisement. (Lith. by) Klim, Linder & Bauer, 10 Warren St. N.Y. Condition: Front is Very Fine, back of the card has mounting stains. 3 1/4" wide x 5 1/2" long.

  40. Carter's Ink Blotters
    See related bottles.
    1. Carter's Ink / People Around the World Click to view photo
      6" x 3 1/2" ink blotter for Carter's ink. Front says "Call for CARTER'S" and "Raw materials are brought from all parts of the world" and pictures different people from around the world. The Carter's Building is also pictured. Back is plain. Very good condition with a piece torn from front that prevents telling what city in South Carolina this is from (but I believe it is Anderson).

    2. Carter's Ink / Calling for Carter's Click to view photo
      6" x 3 1/2" ink blotter for Carter's ink. Front says "Call for CARTER'S" and pictures different people from around the world. Back is plain. Excellent condition.

    3. Carter's Ink / Labeled Master and Inkwell Click to view photo
      Colorful front shows labeled master ink bottle and labeled cylinder inkwell with box. Front reads "Call for Carter's - New blue black fountain pen ink ...". Blotter is in mint condition.

    4. Carter's Kittens / Color Ad Click to view photo
      tbd

  41. Carter's Little Liver Pills

  42. Cary Family Medicine
    1. Cary's Indian Vegetable Liver Pills / Two School Kids No PIC Yet For Sale
      Front has color picture of two Victorian school children: a girl whispering to a boy. Front reads "Use Cary's Indian Vegetable Liver Pills - anti-bilious cathartic. Cures dyspepsia, headache, fevers, liver complaints, and purifies the blood. Sugar coated. ...". Back advertises the other Cary family medicines: Barrell's Indian Liniment, Barrell's Vegetable Worm Confections, Cary's Indian Eye Salve, Cary's Cough Cure Troches, Cary's Indian Vegetable Tooth Ache Remedy, Cary's Healing & Strengthening Salve, and Cary's Buckeye Condition Powders. Company was located No 51 Main St, Corner Second, Zanesville, Ohio. Card in excellent condition except for two creased corners. For Sale $7.

    2. Cary Buckeye Powder / Puzzle Card Click to view photo
      B&W front shows outdoor scene of man looking at woods and lake. You are suppose to find various animals (turkey, frog, ...) and "a bottle of Barrell's Indian Liniment" in this puzzle card. Back has advertising text for the entire list of products offerred by "Cary's Family Medicines". Very good to excellent condition.

  43. Cas-Car-Ria

    See matching bottle.

    1. Cas-car-ria Medicine / "What worries her?" Click to view photo
      TBD.

    2. Cas-car-ria Medicine / Boying imitating showman Click to view photo
      "After the fair.....imitating the showman". Kash is the artist. Size is 2 3/4 x 4 1/4. There is some light stain on the reverse side. Issued by Bodine, the druggist in Danbury, Ct.

    3. Cas-car-ria Medicine / Dog & Girl drive off devils New Click to view photo
      Older trade card with color litho front that shows girl and her dog chasing devils over a cliff. The dog has "Cas-car-ria" on his collar. The devils are named after the different diseases that can be treated with this medicine: liver complaints, kidney diseases, debility, ... The back of the card starts "Cas-car-ria is worth its weight in gold" and then has 3 phrases followed by "Isaak Walton - born 1593 died 1683". Card is in fine condition. Measures 2 1/4" x 3".

    4. Cas-car-ria Medicine / Dog & Girl drive off devils Click to view photo For Sale
      Older trade card with color litho front that shows girl and her dog chasing devils over a cliff. The dog has "Cas-car-ria" on his collar. The devils are named after the different diseases that can be treated with this medicine: liver complaints, kidney diseases, debility, ... The back of the card starts "Cas-car-ria is worth its weight in gold" and then has 3 phrases followed by "Isaak Walton - born 1593 died 1683". Card is in fair condition with two creases. Measures 2 1/4" x 3". For Sale $7.

  44. Chase's Liquid Glue / Family gluing trade cards into a scrapbook Click to view photo
    Front shows color picture of family gluing trade cards into an scrapbook. Front also shows large closeup of bottle. Front partly reads "Chase's Liquid Glue, Cements Everything". Excellent condition on front. Glue stains on blank back.

  45. Cherry Blossoms / Bottle & Glass Click to view photo
    Color blotter that shows bottle of product and glass full with caption "Ask For / Cherry Blossoms / A Blooming Good Drink".

  46. Clausen Beer / Lady serving two men Click to view photo
    Trade card for H. Clausen and Son Brewing Co, Phoenix Bottling Co. New York. The image is of men in victorian dress being served some beer by a maid alongside the ocean. There is also a nice image of a Clausen bottle of Champagne Export Lager Beer. The card measures 5" by almost 3". Card in good condition with a tear middle bottom going through "Phoenix". Back has advertising text.

  47. Colton's Nervine Strengthening Bitters / Before/After Family No PIC Yet
    Color front shows before and after scene of family at dinner. Before they all look weak/frail/thin, after strong/happy/plumper. Very good condition with clipped corner and back has album residue.

  48. Compound Oxygen

  49. Conkey's Poultry Remedies / Sick looking Chicken Click to view photo Sold
    Color card with picture of sick chicken, caption reads "Don't Worry, Conkey will Cure Me". Back has product price list and dealer stamp. circa 1908. SOLD.

  50. Congress Bitters / Washington DC Capital Building Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows view of the Capital with people and carriages in foreground. Back has list of all its cures and remedies.

  51. Coussen's Lightning Liniment / Mother giving bottle to baby Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows mother administering bottle of medicine to her baby. Back has advertising text including picture of two birds. Healthy bird is saying to the sickly bird "If your lungs are weak take Honey of Tar" which is another Coussen's product. Fine condition.

  52. Cudahy's Essence of Pepsin / Wife administering product to sick hubby New Click to view photo
    Attractive quack medicine 1893 calendar trade card, advertises Cudahy's Essence Of Pepsin. Product package pictured & dose being administered to patient. Calendar on reverse.

  53. Cushman's Menthol Inhaler Click to view photo Sold
    Unusual two-sided Victorian Tradecard for Cushman's Menthol Inhaler which measures 4 1/2 by 2 3/4 inches and is in very good condition with only a small crease of the lower right corner; no tears or rubs. The reverse side is also in good shape and contains a litho of a Victorian girl using the inhaler as well as textual advertising which reads in part "conveys enough Menthol to the delicate membranes and nerves throughout the Head, Throat, and Lungs to produce the cool and exhilerating effect peculiar to Oil Peppermint, affording quick relief of inflammatory diseases; destroying disease germs and miasm, and curing diseases mentioned on the other side of this card." SOLD.

  54. Cushman's Menthol Inhaler / Girl by steps with inhaler New Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows little girl on steps and ready for bed. Caption reads "Oh Mamma! May I take the MENTHOL INHALER with me please?" Fine condition. Card is slightly off center but not trimmed. Much rarer card than the one above.

  55. Dalley's Magical Pain Extractor / Horse Race Click to view photo Sold
    Front shows color picture of the 3 jockeys on horseback racing past a sign that reads "Use Dalley's Magical Pain Extractor - The Great Family Ointment". Back has advertising text with ten reasons to use product. Card in excellent condition except for a 1/2" tear on the right side. SOLD.

  56. Davids' Ink / Monkeys writing and making ink Cool poor quality picture Click to view photo
    Color picture on front shows monkey writing "Davids' Ink - the Best known". Another monkey is carrying a bottle of ink while in the background devils are mixing ink in a barrel. Back shows examples of writing using competitor inks like Blackwoods, Harrison's, and others. The writing example is a fascimile of an 1855 test. Card is in mint condition.
    See Davids Ink bottle.

  57. Perry Davis Vegetable Pain Killer

  58. D.D.D. De Haven's Dyspepsia Destroyer / Boy with kite, Horse throwing Man Click to view photo For Sale
    Front side of trade card has boy falling while flying a kite, and man being thrown from horse when horse trips over kite string. Front advertises "sure cure for Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Costiveness and Sick Headache". Back has full advertising in red print, part of which says "Time and doctor's bills saved by always keeping D.D.D. in the house." Excellent condition with slight fading and one bent corner (bottom right). For Sale $12.

  59. DeWitt's Cough Cure / Man coughing head off New Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Red&white front shows woman getting bottle from druggists, but man behind her has his head literally blowing off from coughing. Back has advertising text.

  60. DeWitt's Early Risers/ Billious Bill series
    Series of 10 cards.
    1. DeWitt's Early Risers / #2 Billious Bill breaking window Click to view photo
      Color front shows Billious Bill breaking a window before taking product. Doctors bow down to him after taking product. This is no. 2 of a series of 10 medical trade cards utilizing the character "Billious Bill". Size is 3 1/4 x 5 3/8. The reverse advertises DeWitt's Witch-Hazel Salve and depicts the product. Fine condition.

    2. DeWitt's Early Risers / #3 Billious Bill getting bloated
      Color front shows Billious Bill looking very paunchy. This is no. 3 of a series of 10 medical trade cards utilizing the character "Billious Bill". Size is 3 1/4 x 5 3/8. The reverse advertises DeWitt's Witch-Hazel Salve and depicts the product. Fine condition.

  61. Diamond Dyes

  62. Dr. Diemers Cure for Venereal Diseases / Cock Fight Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Dr. Diemer's Prescription for the cure of Men and Women, Price $1.00 by all druggists. On the back of the trade card it says "Dr. Diemer's Prescription, a guaranteed cure for $1.00. Practice limited to venereal diseases." Further details provided. At the bottom is provided "Five Reasons Why My Treatment is the Best". The dimensions are approximately 3 3/4" x 2 1/4".

  63. Mrs. Dinsmore Balsam / Old and young ladies Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    B&W card shows older lady (i.e. Mrs. Dinsmore) on front and a younger lady with fancy hat on back. Advertising on front reads "Mrs. Dinsmore, Importer of the receipt for the Great English Cough and Croup Balsam that will Cure a Cold in one day; and the Croup in one minute. Try It." Fine condition.

  64. Duffy's Malt Whiskey / Man examining the purity Click to view photo
    Color trade card advertising Duffy's Malt Whiskey. Shows scholarly man examining the whiskey. Caption reads "is the purest I have ever analyzed. If you have not tried it! Why not?" Back has advertising text. The trade card is in good condition with a crease across the middle at the man's hat and the bottom middle. Measures 3" x 5".
    See matching bottle.

  65. Duffy's Malt Whiskey / Ink Blotter Click to view photo
    Duffy's Pure Malt Wiskey.Ink Blotter. Duffy ,the World's greatest Tonic's Stimulant. It received the Gold Medal at the St. Louis Exposition. $1.00 per bottle. It comes with a trade mark. Rochester, N.Y. Not used,very fine. 3.5x5. 3/4 inches.

  66. Electricity in a Bottle / Card shaped like battery bottle Click to view photo
    Figural card shaped like a bottle. Colors are black and pink. Front reads "The West Electric Cure Co. / Electricity in a Bottle / Cures Catarrh, Hay Fever, Headache, Asthma, Neuralgia". Front shows picture of string suspended in bottle with metal plate attached. Back reads "Electricity in a Bottle, This card represents the exact size of the battery, It's success has been unparalleled, selling at sight, and entirely on its merits. A Cure guaranteed in every case, if directions are followed. Copyright 1886 ...". Very fine condition.

  67. Emory's Pills / Man on horse drawn wagon with boxes Click to view photo Click to view photo
    B&W front shows man on horse drawn carriage loaded with boxes of product. Back has advertising text about how they cure biliousness, etc. Fine condition.

  68. Fenner's Ozolicon Remedies / The TWA Dogs Click to view photo For Sale
    Front has picture two puppies. Back has extensive advertising for "The Great Catarrh Cure / Fenner's Ozolicon Remedies" and lists what it cures (Hay Fever, Catarrh, Influenza, Colds, Croup, ...). Card is overall in very good condition but does have some bent/missing corners. Back is undamaged. For Sale $12.

  69. Fernet-Branca / Two women with flags No PIC yet
    Color front shows two women with flags - one French and the other American. They are toasting each other - large bottle of product in background. Adv text on back in both languages. Very good condition.

  70. Frey's Tonic Vermifuge / Girl closing dog's eyes Click to view photo Sold
    Great Victorian tradecard for Frey's Vermifuge which measures 4 3/4 by 3 5/8 inches. The display side is in excellent condition with no rubs, tears, or creases aside from a few rubs along the borders and corners. The reverse side has GREAT advertising text which reads in part "MOTHERS!READ! If your child picks its nose,is restless at night, has swelling of the abdomen, unnatural thirst, bad breath,&c. USE FREY'S VERMIFUGE For Worms...". For Sale SOLD.

  71. Gilt Edge Dressing
    See matching Gilt Edge Dressing bottle.
    1. Gilt Edge Polish / Pop-thru boy with dandelion Click to view photo
      Color front shows boy who has "popped-thru" background and is holding a dandelion. Back is blank. Excellent condition except for 1/2" tear in top right and some slight wear on back of card from scrapbook.

    2. Gilt Edge Dressing / Girl with baby chicks Click to view photo
      Stunning chromolithography and vivid colors are featured in this classic Victorian trade card advertising Whittemore's GiltEdge Dressing (a shoe polish). Measures 4 1/2 by 2 3/4 inches. The reverse side, although in good condition, has no text or graphics. The display side (shown) has no creases, tears, or rubs with some minimal smudging of little or no impact. All borders and corners are sharp.

    3. Gilt Edge Polish / Girl polishing shoe Click to view photo
      The picture of this adorable young girl using the Whittemore's Gilt Edge Polish is captioned "My Mamma uses 'Whittemore's Gilt Edge, Because it never injures her shoes as it contains Oil". Ad lists the different products they sold. Card has damage...1/4" tear at top, light staining, and other small "dings". Approx. 6 X 3 1/2 inches.

  72. Gin-Gera blotter - see picture along with matching bottle.

  73. Goff's Family Medicines / Cherub presenting bottle to lady in pond
    No PIC Yet
    TBD.

  74. Gombault's Caustic Balsam / Blacks and Horse Race Click to view photo Sold
    Front has color picture of horse race. A black jockey is winning the race and his cap is flying off. A black spectator remarks "Sure dat's ole SPAVIN JIM! I done cured him up with Gombault's Caustic Balsam. It's a winner." Back of card says product is warranted to give satisfaction to many animal and human aliments. Among animals, it is useful for such things as curb, sprint, bony tumors and strained tendons. As a human remedy, among other things, it took care of rheumatism, sprains and sore throats. It was made by The Lawrence-Williams Co., Cleveland, Ohio. Mint condition. SOLD
    See matching bottle.

  75. Read's Grand Duchess Cologne / Lady with large bottle Click to view photo
    Color front shows lady (the duchess) holding an oversized bottle of product. Company was located in Baltimore, MD. Card has been trimmed. SOLD

  76. Hagan's Magnolia Balm

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    1. Hagan's Magnolia Balm / Columbia Click to view photo
      Color front shows Columbia as lady caption on boat holding up bottle with oversize bottle to right. Surrounded by 5 sisters.

    2. Hagan's Magnolia Balm / Lady right Mirror Click to view photo
      Color front shows Victorian lady looking right into mirror. There is a bottle of product on the dresser. Back has adv text. Good condition.

    3. Hagan's Magnolia Balm / Lady left Mirror Click to view photo
      Color front shows lady looking left into mirror with bottle of product on table while angel looks on. Front in excellent condition, but back has some spots.

    4. >Hagan's Magnolia Balm / Lady Cherub Click to view photo
      Color front shows lady with cherub - two large bottles pictured.

  77. Hair Restorer / Mechanical Card w/ hair growing on bottle New Click to view photo
    Color front shows man holding bottle with hair growing on the bottle. Turn wheel and man goes from bald face & head to a full beard and head of hair. Back is blank with some stains. Pictured page 104 of Kaduck book with ad for Charter Oak Stoves.

  78. Hall's Balsam for the Lungs
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    1. Dr Wm. Hall's Balsam for the Lungs / Metamorphic of Man Unfolded Click to view photo Folded Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
      Color front when fold down shows sickly man, when folded up he is well and caption reads "Cured by Dr William Halls Balsam for the Lungs". Very good condition with just some staining on back side.

    2. Dr Wm. Hall's Balsam for the Lungs / Doctor with wife and sick husband Click to view photo
      Front shows color picture of doctor offering bottle of product to sick husband while the wife looks on. Front reads "The Star of Hope - Dr Wm Hall's Balsam for the Lungs - Yes Doctor, I feel much better - That Hall's Balsam has done wonders for me. Doctor: I never knew it to fail". Back has advertising text including a "Rescued from death" testimonial. Card in excellent condition but borders have been trimmed.

    3. Dr Wm Hall's Balsam For the Lungs / Before/After of Sick/Cured Man No PIC yet
      Metamorphic card with color front (when folded) that shows sick man looking thru store window at bottles of product. When unfolded, the man is healthy and holding bottle proudly while surrounded by his happy family members.

  79. Hall's Vegetable Sicilian Hair Renewer

  80. Dr Harter's Wild Cherry Bitters / Hold-to-light Click to view photo
    Color front shows girl sleeping in hammock. Beside her is table with labeled bottle of Dr Harter's Wild Cherry Bitters. Hold to light and her eyes open and you see her eyes open and a ad for Harter's Little Liver Pills. Excellent condition with a corner crease.
    See matching bottle.

  81. Hamburg Drops / Gentleman in nightcap pouring glassfull from bottle Click to view photo
    Color front shows man in night cap pouring glassfull from bottle. Card has been trimmed but is in good condition with a crack and some paper loss on right side (see photo) and glue stains on back.

    See matching bottle.

  82. Dr. Hand's Remedies / Mother's Love of Baby Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo Sold
    Front of this bookmark has picture of smiling baby with caption "Mother's Love of Baby Practically Exercised provides means to relieve it from suffering." Back of card has neat advertising with picture of two open hands on which is written "The little one's friend in time of need" is written on the thumbs. The remaining fingers list the various products from Dr. Hand's: "diarrhoea mixture, colic cure, pleasant physic, worm elixir, cough & group medicine, teething lotion, general tonic, and chafing powder". Card is in very good condition with some bends, slight tears, and yellowing. SOLD.

  83. Dr. Hand's Remedies / Children Sleeping - Hold to Light Click to view photo For Sale
    "Hold to Light" trade card for Dr. Hand's Remedies. Front shows picture of two girls sleeping with rainbow in background. Excellent condition. For Sale $14.

  84. Harper's Whiskey / Fold Out Card with Lady in Underwear Front Click to view photo Back and Pulled Out Click to view photo
    Pull out envelope card advertising Harper's Whiskey. On the front of the envelope, it says: "Pull off my gown, and see the Whiskey of Greatest Renown". Pull the lady out of the envelope and she is shown to you in her underwear with a bottle of Whiskey on the table, and in one hand she is holding a glass of whiskey and in the other, her dress. The card has "Patented June 26th 1900" printed at the top on the back. Card shows a lot of wear and creases which is typical from use, but pictures and wording are intact so would rate this card very good condition.
    See matching bottle.

  85. Hartman's Old Virginia Bitters / Lady in low cut dress Click to view photo Sold
    Color front shows picture of beautiful woman in a revealing low-cut dress. Front reads "Hartman's Old Virginia Bitters / Tonic, Appetizer, and Man Restorer / W. Hartman / Schuylkill Haven, PA. / Manufacturer of Specialties". Back is blank. Printed 1903. Very good condition with some wear and crease and some paper removal on left front edge. SOLD.

  86. Dr. Harter's Iron Tonic / Girl in Flower holding bottle Click to view photo
    Front is sepiatone red and gold picture showing girl in flower; she is holding a bottle of product. Back has advertising text. Good condition with some small tears that have been repaired with tape.
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  87. HEINZ 57 Good Things / Girl in paper hat with jar pickles and can beans Click to view photo
    Front shows very colorful picture of little girl in pink dress with a paper hat. She is carrying a large jar of pickles and can of beans. Front is entitled "Our Commissary". Back has advertising text. Copyright 1900. Front is perfect but back has some paper loss on right side yet all text is clearly readable.
    See matching bottle.

  88. Henry's Carbolic Salve / Folding card of couple Click to view photo For Sale
    Folding trade card for Henry's Carbolic Salve. Color front shows Alphonso and Imogene. With the card folded, both look sad because of the man's bad complexion ("ugly eruptions"). After folding open the card, they are both happy as he "pops the question". Excellent condition with light staining and some glue removal marks on back that has removed some text on borders. For Sale $15.

  89. Hermitage Whiskey / Rats on Bottle Click to view photo
    Color front shows two rats on product bottle. Back has advertising text - made by W.A. Gaines & Co, proprietors of the Old Crow and Hermitage Distilleries, Frankfort, KY. Corner missing and nick in side.

  90. Hibbard's Rheumatic Syrup / Picture of Hibbard Click to view photo
    Color front shows large bottle of product with picture of Hibbard in the background.

  91. Hibbard's Rheumatic Syrup / Jockey on horse with bottle Click to view photo Click to view photo
    Color front shows jockey riding horse carrying bottle. Sign reads "Hibbard's Rheumatic and Syrup Plaster - A New Discovery". The back of this 3 1/8" X 5 3/8" trade card advertises Hibbard's Rheumatic Syrup and even has a testamonial that dates to 1886. This card is not trimmed straight, has a couple of tears, and a bend along the right side. The back is stained (see photo).

  92. Hind's Honey Almond Cream / Uncle Same Large Bottle Click to view photo
    Color front show people filling oversized bottle of product while Uncle Sam directs. Back has advertising text.

  93. Hire's Root Beer and Cough Cure
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      Hire's Root Beer / Baby with Dog Click to view photo
      19th century tradecard advertising Hires Root Beer entitled "An Uninvited Guest". Collie dog is lapping drink from sad baby's glass. The reverse side has a fancy black/white lithographed scroll design and advertising text for the product. The text reads in part" there is only one Hires' Rootbeer that stands for health, temperance and home". Card in great shape but looks like bottom border may have been trimmed.

    1. Hires Cough Cure / Girl helping frogs Click to view photo
      Color front shows little girl giving medication to frogs from product bottle. Caption reads "They must be very hoarse". Card in excellent condition with some light creasing, back has transparent glue stains but all text readable.

    2. Hires Cough Cure / It Cured My Cold No PIC Yet
      Color front shows girl holding box of product. Caption reads "It Cured My Cold!" Back has fancy advertising text. Excellent condition with two creases on the edges and a small patch of paper loss on the back.

  94. Johann Hoffs Malt Extract / Dignified man with dog and large bottle Click to view photo
    Color picture on front shows a very dignified looking man with a dog and very large bottle of the product. Front reads "The Genuine Johann Hoff's Malt Extract - The Old Standby". Back tells how they recieved the highest award at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 1893. Good condition with edges slightly worn, a corner crease, and a small 1/8" tear (only noticeable from the back).
    See matching bottle.

  95. Hood's Sarsaparilla

  96. Hops & Malt Bitters / Katy Did Click to view photo
    Shows fat Katy-Did that took the bitters and skinny one that didn't. Near mint condition.

  97. Hops & Malt Bitters / Girl with Bottle Click to view photo
    Front reads "Hops & Malt Bitters, the great blood purifier. Sure Cure for Liver & Kidney Complaints." Front shows victorian dressed girl beside a bottle of the product. The card is in nice shape with some corner wear. Additionally there are three small pencil marks by the girls hand on the table. All is visable in the photo. The back of the card has full advertising text with nice graphics. Measures 3 x 5 1/4 inches.

  98. Hop Ointment / Little Girl - Insets of Horse & Dog Click to view photo
    Color front shows little girl in Victorian dress holding a doll. Inset pictures of horse and dog, so this liniment was good for man or beast. Back has advertising text and some nice graphics. Copyright 1887 by the Hop Pill Co. Very fine condition with just a corner bump.

  99. Hop Tonic
    See Hop Tonic bottle

    1. Hop Tonic / Girls picking hops with dog and bottle Click to view photo
      Front shows color scene of girls picking hops in baskets. There is also a nice picture of the semi-cabin shaped bottle with color label on the front. Back has B/W engraving of a Rogers Group plaster statue called "A MATTER OF OPINION." Text below the statue reads "When Doctor’s disagree, take Hoptonic". Card is on light paper measuring 5 x 6 1/4". It does not appear to have ever been mounted in an album thus no glue marks or discoloration. Card is in fine condition with just some minor creases.

    2. Hop Tonic / Boy Cherub with Bottle over Earth Click to view photo
      Color front shows boy winged cherub holding bottle of product while flying above earth. Caption reads "Health to the World". Back has advertising text in form of letter "To The Public" from the Walter S. Hicks, the sole owner of "Hop Bitters" and "Hops and Malt Bitters" and the General Manager of Hoptonic Co. Letter goes on to say "Hoptonic has two very important elements: It is almost a sure cure for many fatal diseases of this age, ...". Back also shows picture of Hoptonic Co. building. Card is in excellent condition with sone age stains on back and a light crease.

  100. Hops and Malt Bitter / Katy-Did and Katy-Didn't No PIC yet
    Color front shows fat Katy-did with bottle of product who did, and thin/frail katy-dids who didn't. Repaired tear on back but otherwise nice.

  101. Horsford's
    See Rumford bottle

  102. Hostetter's Stomach Bitters / Map of Panama Canal Click to view photo
    This 5 1/2 x 3 1/2" postcard shows a map of the Panama Canal and pictures a bottle of Hostetter's Stomach Bitters. Very good condition.
    See matching bottle.

  103. Hostetter's Stomach Bitters / Map of Panama Canal Click to view photo
    This 5 1/2 x 3 1/2" postcard shows a map of the Panama Canal and pictures a bottle of Hostetter's Stomach Bitters.

  104. Hot Springs Liniment / Angel holding bottle Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows mom mending girls arm. Bottle of product on table. Back had advertising text. Very good condition with light edge wear and bumping to corners.

  105. Hot Springs Liniment / Angel holding bottle Click to view photo
    Color front shows white winged angel holding bottle while sitting above a babbling spring. Front reads "Hot Springs Liniment. The Spirit of Health. Back has advertising text that is difficult to read because of white glue residue. Left edge has been separated (from other half of card?).

  106. Dr. A.C. Hoxsie's Certain Croup Cure / Blonde Girl in blue & white dress No PIC Yet For Sale
    Nice Victorian tradecard advertising Dr. A.C. Hoxsie's Certain Croup Cure. Measures 5 by 3 inches. The display side has yellowing of the white border but no tears, rubs, or creases; mild rounding of the corners is noted. The reverse side has mild yellowing but no stains or marks and reads in part "When you purchase Dr. A.C. Hoxsie's Certain Croup Cure you do not buy a 'quack' medicine, but the tried and tested remedy of a distinguished physician, in regular standing and practice; it is the king of remedies....No Opium, the frailest infants and most delicate adults can take...". For Sale $12.

  107. Hoyt's German Cologne
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    1. Hoyt's 10 and 5 cent bottles Click to view photo
      Front shows color litho of 10 cent bottle of Hoyt's and some flowers. Front reads "Perfumed with Hoyt's 10 cent cologne - be sure that the bottle you buy looks like this." Back shows color litho of the nickel bottle of Hoyt's. Copyright 1902. Very good/fine condition.

    2. Hoyt's Frog pouring bottle on flowers Click to view photo
      Front shows color litho of frog pouring bottle over flowers. Three of the borders have been trimmed. Back has stains from glue removal but all text readable. Front image is age but undamaged.

  108. Humphrey's Witch Hazel Oil
    1. Humphrey's Witch Hazel Oil / Children Watching Wright Airplane New Click to view photo
      Approximately 3 1/4" x 5 1/4", very good condition, edges rubbed, corners slightly bumped, great color. Card shows three girls and a boy watching early Wright Brothers' type aeroplane advertising Humphrey's Witch Hazel Oil. Copyright 1909 by Humphrey's Homeopathic Medicine Company. Back of card is a postcard to be sent to Humphrey's Hom. Med. Co. for a free sample. It is stamped for sale by R. C. Lindsley's Model Pharmacy, Corry, Penn.

    2. Humphrey's Witch Hazel Oil / Girl holding branches over head Click to view photo Sold
      Front of card has young lady in pink dress holding tree branches over her head, at bottom it says "THE PILE OINTMENT, TRIAL SIZE 25cts". Back of card has advertising that expounds the product "as a curative and healing application" for piles, burns, boils, inflamed or caked breasts, and salt rheum. Card in excellent condition with slight yellowing and one bent corner (top left). SOLD.

    3. Humphrey's Witch Hazel Oil / Lady driver with card in front of building Full Image Click to view photo Building Closeup Click to view photo
      Color front shows Victorian dressed lady driver in front of old automobile. Humphrey's building is in the background. Back has advertising text. Very good condition with crease thru middle and paste residue on the back.

  109. Hunt's Remedy
    1. Hunt's Remedy / Man beating Skeleton with Bottle Cool photo of another example of same card Click to view photo
      Front shows color picture of man using a bottle of Hunt's Remedy to beat a skeleton. Front reads "Hunt's Remedy - The Great Kidney & Liver Medicine - Cures Dropsy and all diseases of the kidneys, bladder, liver, and urinary organs - never known to fail - William E. Clarke, Proprietor, Providence, R.I." Back has advertising text for all the things that Hunt's Remedy will cure. Card measures 3" x 3". Great condition except for rounder lower-left corner and small spot of paper scape at top left corner.

    2. Hunt's Remedy / ABC of Society booklet No PIC Yet
      Booklet - tbd.

    3. Hunt's Remedy / Doctor examing vial Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
      Color back of above phamplet that shows doctor examining vial full of medicine, while sick man rests on couch attending by his wife. Back has advertising text. Back has glue stripes from sticky album.

    4. Hunt's Remedy / Hunting Party Click to view photo
      Front shows picture of a hunting party at rest - some are showing the birds they shot. Front reads "Hunt's Remedy, the great kidney medice, cures dropsy and all diseases of the kidneys, bladder, and urinary organs". Has been trimmed (see scan), but is otherwise in excellent condition, with light glue marks on the back.

  110. Dr. Hunter's Expectorant / Man Shooting Wolf Click to view photo
    Great chromolithography of a Victorian hunter saving a family in a horse-drawn sleigh from an attacking wolf...advertising, appropriately, Dr. Hunter's Expectorant. The display side is in excellent condition as is the reverse side with no rubs, creases, or tears. The reverse side has extensive blue printed advertising for Dr. Hunter's Family Medicines including Dr. Hunter's Expectorant, Dr. Hunter's Worm Chocolates (!), Dr. Hunter's Compound Fluid Extract of Sarsaparilla, Dr. Hunter's Liver Pills, and Dolorine ("the magic headache and neuralgia pill"). This Victorian remedy tradecard measures 4 3/4 by 3 1/4 inches.

  111. Indian Queen Perfume Also see Brown's Indian Queen figural bottle.
    1. Indian Queen Perfume Click to view photo
      Great chromolithography, excellent condition 4 1/2 by 3 1/8 inch tradecard advertising Indian Queen Perfume. The reverse side reads in large print "Drugs, Spices, Castile Soap, Tooth Brushes, Perfumery, &c. Sold in any quantities. Bean, Rabe & Co. 885 Market Street Philadelphia".

    2. Indian Queen Perfume
      Variation (older version?) of the above card. Slight stain spot on front, back has a few stains but all text readable.

  112. Indian Wine Bitters / Girl holding box Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows little girl holding box of product.

  113. St. Jacob's Oil

  114. Dr Jaque's German Worm Cakes / Lady with kids Click to view photo Sold
    Front shows picture of lady holding baby while a little girl and cat look on. Front reads "Joy Comfort, Dr Jaque's German Work Cakes Never Fail". Back has full advertising text. Very good condition with some staining on front in upper right area and some paper loss on back. SOLD.

  115. See Dr. Jayne's Cards

  116. Dr. Jones' Taxicum Tonic / Girl giving product to Grandma Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front show little girl presenting product to her Grandma. Caption reads "Grandma, here's a bottle of Dr. Jones' Taxicum Tonic to make you well." Back has advertising text that claims product is a "sure cure for Dyspepsia, Indigestion or any other Weakness caused by Disease, Exhaustive Mental or Physical Labor, or any Indiscretion." Card is crisp and clean - never been in a scrapbook.

  117. Keller's Sure Cure / Girl with bottle New Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Front pic shows girl holding bottle - back has advertising text.

  118. Kemp's Balsam
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    1. Kemp's Balsam / Child giving medicine to statue Click to view photo
      Kemp's Balsam Leaflet. Opened it has a testimonial with a fancy litho. letterhead. Picture shows child giving medicine to a statue - the bottle is pictured. Caption reads "Open oo' mouf' and take Kemp's Balsam, the best cough cure". On the back appears two newspaper clippings, one for HERB DRINK by Lanes Family Medicine and the other for KEMP'S BALSAM which reads
      Do you cough - Don't Delay - Take Kemp's Balsam - The Best Cough Cure It Cures colds, coughs, sore throat, croup, influenze, whooping cough, bronchitis and asthma. A certain cure for consumption in the first stages, and a sure relief in advanced stages. Use at once. You will see the excellent effect after taking the first dose. Sold by dealers everywhere. Large bottles 25 cents and 50 cents. If your dealer should not happen to have it in stock, mail 25 cents or 50 cents in stamps to Orator F. Woodward, Le Roy, N.Y.
      The piece is in great condition with only some slight paper discoloration. Piece measures 3 1/2 by 6 1/4 inches.

    2. Kemp's Balsam / Card-size blotter showing product

      Color front reads "To-Night you may need one of these articles" and shows a picture of Kemp's Balsam (bottle and box), Lane's Family Medicine (box), and Lane's Cold Tablets (box). Excellent conditon. Size 3x6".

  119. Kendall's Spavin Cure
    See KENDALL SPAVIN CURE bottle.

  120. Kickapoo Indian Remedies

  121. Dr. Kilmer's Female Remedy / Victorian scene with lady presenting bottle Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Colorful trade card with wonderful Victorian scene that shows lady presenting bottle to a seated lady. Background shows people playing tennis on a lawn court. Front reads "Dr. Kilmer's Female Remedy". Size 3 x 5 1/8". Back has great advertising text. Near mint condition. SOLD
    See matching bottle.

  122. Dr. Kilmer's Ocean-Weed Heart Remedy / Kids sailing Boat Click to view photo
    Tradecard for Dr. Kilmer's Ocean-Weed Heart Remedy, measures 5 1/8 by 3 inches. Shows two children on the beach sailing a handmade boat. The sail of the boat is a piece of paper that reads, "Use Dr. Kilmer's Ocean-Weed Heart Remedy Binghamton N.Y. U.S.A.". Some age discoloring and a small piece of the top right corner is creased, otherwise this is in excellent condition. The back of the card shows a drawing of a heart and reads "Corrects, Regulates, Cures Scrofula Salt Rheum Palsy, All Blood Humor Erysipelas". SOLD
    See related bottle.

  123. King's 25 Cent Bitters / Man and woman with bottle Click to view photo
    The man is telling the lady, take them for they will do you good. The card is in VG condition. Its not trimmed, no tears or creases.

  124. King's 25 Cent Bitters / Man in chair with bottle Click to view photo
    Color front shows man sitting in chair while holding bottle of product. Company from Rochester, NY. Excellent condition with just a dot of paper scuff on background. Back is blank except for dealer stamp for City Drug Store in Dunkirk, NY.

  125. Knapp's Root Beer Extract / Before-After New Before Click to view photo After Click to view photo
    On one side the girl tells the boy who's toting a bottle of "Imposition Root Beer" (which looks a lot like Hire's Root Beer - the competition). Front reads: "Take it back, you careless boy! How could you choose it! Unless you bring the very best, you know I will refuse it - Return it to the store at once, and say we cannot use it!"
    On the reverse the boy is carrying a box of Knapp's and the verse reads: "Now you have it, this is Knapp's: thank you for your trouble! I'd prefer it over all tho' the price were double! But it's cheap as well as good, and so little bother - When Knapp's Root Beer can be found I will use no other."
    Hard to see in the scan but there are door and window cut-outs that work with the illustration on each side. 5" x 3", in very good condition aside from a couple of small spots.

  126. Kosmos Fragrant Disinfectant and Germ Killer / Card shows bottle New Click to view photo
    Red & white trade card that pictures bottle of product and reads "KOSMOS, the fragrant disinfectant and disease germ killer. For the prevention and cure of diphtheria, sore throat, chronic sores and Ulcerations and as a disinfectant and deodorizer for the sick - room. Egyptian Chemical Co, Manufacturers, 43 Lincoln Street, Boston Mass For the sale by all jobbers." Back is blank. Very good condition with only some brown age stains.

  127. Kraus & Wertheim Co / Folder with nude?! lady New Click to view photo
    Color front shows gentleman with what appears at first to be a nude lady, but fold open the two flaps and you see she just has a flesh colored dress. Man is holding bottle of product. Back advertises "Kraus & Wertheim Co ... High Grade Wines, Liquors, Bottle Beer and Union Made Cigars."

  128. Kress's Fever Tonic / Girl offers bottle to sick boy Click to view photo
    Color front shows girl offerring bottle to a sick boy who is wrapped in a blanket with his feet in a bucket of hot water. Caption reads "Put aside the bath and try this, Willie!" Back has advertising text. Card is 2 3/4" x 4 1/4" and is in very good condition. The Kress Fever Tonic Co. is from St Louis, MO.

  129. Kumysgen Food / Squirting cow milk into puppy's mouth
    Color front has product logo and picture of man shooting milk into a puppy's mouth while baby sits on his knee. Back has advertising text.
    See related bottle.

  130. La Fleurs Excreter / Chinaman with 4 mice No PIC Yet
    B&W print showing a chinaman holding four live mice, each by the tail. On the bottom it says 4 in hand. On the back La Fleurs Excreter, The Best Tonc Known. La Fleur & Co. Dept 260 W Pratt St. Baltimore Md. Card measures 1-5/8" x 3'. Both cards are in very good condition.

  131. Lash's Bitters
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    1. Lash's Bitters / "How Old Are You?" 5 cows Click to view photo
      Color front shows 5 cows with caption "How Old Are You?". Back shows bottle of product with adv. text.

    2. Lash's Bitters / "HowOld Are You?" 5 cows No PIC yet
      Same as card above. Fair condition with several creases.

    3. Lash's Bitters / Loaded Team Click to view photo
      Color front shows two drunk men ambling down sidewalk. Caption reads "'Traffic Rules, Loaded Teams Must Keep to the Right." One corner has damage and a small area along the top edge.

    4. Lash's Bitters / Are you afraid to go home Click to view photo
      Color front shows drunk man talking to snowman in woods. Caption reads "'Excush me! Are you afraid to go home too?" A 1/2" long tear exists in the word 'Are'. Otherwise good condition.

    5. Lash's Bitters / There's A Time For Play Click to view photo
      B&W front shows baby boy crying while playful pup has paws on his pottie bowl. A bottle for product is on dresser. Back shows large bottle and has advertising text. Very good condition.

  132. Lea & Perrins' Sauce / Butlet putting bottle on table Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Victorian advertising trade card for LEA & PERRINS' SAUCE. Measures 3 7/8" x 5 3/4". Heavy stock paper, not flimsy. Lovely color lithograph scene on front of a sumpteous table and a waiter with a bottle of sauce. Advertising LEA & PERRINS' SAUCE on back (see photo). Really beautiful advertising trade card in very good condition. Normal expected surface soiling. There is a thin white line that extends from waiter's ear to table ; have examined with a jeweler's 10x loop and does not appear to be a scratch. Rather appears to be a flaw in printing process, a color miss. One pinprick on back side near center bottom edge. Found loose in a circa 1885 Victorian scrap book, never glued in. Fresh from an attic. No tears, touch-ups or repairs.

  133. Le Page's Liquid Glue / Stuck Man being pulled by two policemen
    Front has humorous color picture of man who is glued to couch while two policemen try to pull him free. Sign over couch reads "No Loafers Allowed Here". Front caption reads "This man used Le Page's Liquid Glue in the wrong place. Hold on! It's no use pullin' I'm stuck with Le Pages Glue." A bottle of the glue is shown split on the couch. There is also a case of the product shown. Back has full advertising text including closeup of labeled bottle. Very good condition.

  134. Le Page's Liquid Glue / She's Got Him Now Boys! Click to view photo
    Image of Vicotian parlor courtship turned funny, with great text in border, like: "She's got him now boys!" Lady says, "I've found a way at last, dear George, to make you STICK at home evenings." Good reverse advertising. FRESH, GREAT condition. Aprox. 5.5" x 3.25".

  135. Lyon's Kathairon for the Hair / Couple Click to view photo
    Color front shows lady combing her beautiful flowing hair while a balding man is pouring some of the product into his hand. In center is pictured a large picture of embossed bottle. Back has advertising text. Card is slightly trimmed and part of top right corner is missing but otherwise in very good condition.
    See matching bottle.

  136. Lyon's Kathairon for the Hair / Lion and Monkeys Click to view photo
    Same as card below. Very fine condition excellent album tape stains on back.

  137. Lyon's Kathairon for the Hair / Lion and Monkeys Click to view photo
    Color front shows lion in chair with two monkey's administering product. Back has adv. text. Excellent condition.

  138. >Magee's Emulsion - Kids with boat & bottle Click to view photo
    Color front shows little boy and girl pulling in a huge fish in a net. The girl holds a large bottle of the emulsion. The back of the card is blank. Right upper corner missing, other corners are creased and worn to some degree, long crease to left margin, colors bright, no damage to back of card.

  139. Malt Bitters
    1. Malt Bitters / House that Jack built Click to view photo
      Front shows color picture entitled "The House that Jack Built" with 7 different frames. Front text has "Malt Bitters, the purest and best medicine in the world for nourishing and strengthening and for overcoming dyspepsia, debility and wasting diseases." Back has advertising text and shows picture of bottle.

    2. Malt Bitters / Puzzle Little Bo Peep
      B&W front entitled "Little Bo Peep with five of her sheep". You are suppose to find the five sheep. Back has advertising text and picture of product bottle.

    3. Malt Bitters / Where is the Rat
      B&W front entitled "Where is the rat that ate the malt that lay in the house that Jack built". You are suppose to find the rat. Back has advertising text and picture of product bottle.

    4. Malt Bitters / Who is the Coming Man
      B&W front entitled "Who is the coming man". Not sure what you are suppose to figure out with this one. Back has advertising text and picture of product bottle.

    5. Malt Bitters / Find Her Lover Click to view photo
      B&W front shows girl sitting against tree and looking into pond. Caption reads "Find Her Lover". Back has advertising text and picture of bottle. Fine condition.

    6. Malt Bitters / Find Our Next President Click to view photo
      B&W front shows countryside scene with trees and house. Caption reads "Find Our Next President". Back has advertising text and picture of bottle. Fine condition with corner bend.

  140. Malt-Nutrine / Color Booklet 2 pages Click to view photo 2 more pages Click to view photo
    Front cover shows little girl with bottle of product. Front caption reads "Malt-Nutrine, You Need This, The Greatest of Tonics." This booklet contains wonderful color pictures of Victorian scenes. Booklet shows pictures of different people using product: doctor, lawyer, prospector, preacher, actor, ... Malt-Nutrine was an Anheuser-Bush product as shown on top of each page. Copyright 1896. Very fine condition.

  141. Maltine / Cherub with large bottle Click to view photo
    Color front shows nude winged cherub hold up large labeled bottle. Back has advertising text that explains "Maltine plain is a pure extract of malted barley, wheat, and oats. It is a FOOD, rich in bone-producing, fat-making and strengthening elements, and is invaluable in securing sound and healthy digestion." Back then lists some of the different ways to use Maltine, one of which is "with Pepsin and Pancreatine. The surest cure known for dyspepsia". Fine condition with slight corner crease.
    See related bottle.

  142. Mansfield's Capillaris / Brunette Girl in Hat Click to view photo
    Victorian tradecard for Mansfield's Capillaris Remedy for diseases of the scalp. The display side (see photo) is in excellent condition with no rubs, creases, or tears. The reverse side is also in very good condition, with some yellowing and stains but no glue marks, and reads in part "for Dandruff, a cure for every kind of Scalp Disease and Humor, has never failed to stop the hair from falling, will cure baldness where all other articles have failed...". This Victorian remedy tradecard measures 5 by 3 1/4 inches.

  143. McLane's Liver Pills & Vermifuge
    See related bottle.

  144. Melvin's Cough Syrup / Soldier Dancing with Lady No PIC Yet For Sale
    Color litho on front shows soldier dancing with a Victorian-dressed lady. Back has advertising text for product. Excellent condition except for some glue stain, but all text readable. For Sale $3.

  145. Merchant's Gargling Oil

  146. Mexican Mustang Liniment / Girl treating sick animals Click to view photo
    Victorian trade card from the late 1800's is for Mexican Mustang Liniment, for Man and Beast. A listing of ailments that this medicine cured are on the cards back. Included are Spavin Cracks, Screw Worms, Hoof Ail, Swinney, Founders, & Rheumatism. For general use in Families and Stock Yards. Six of these cards, different designs, were sent to anyone sending in 25 cents. Fantastic chromolithograph of a young girl tending to her hurt pet PUG. His head is wrapped with a huge white bandage. The girl is holding a bottle of the Mexican Mustang Liniment in her hand. Other images include a cat, a horse, another dog in a basket, a huge container of the above mentioned product. Very Good condition, evidence of gluing, slight paper loss on back

  147. Mexican Mustang Liniment / Circus Scene with actors and horse Click to view photo
    Front color shows circus scene with stricken lady actor and horse. Another lady is rushing to the rescue with a bottle of product.

  148. Mexican Mustang Liniment / Bullfight Click to view photo
    Color front shows Mexican bullfight scene where matador on horseback is spearing the bull. Back has advertising text. No bends but card is cut slightly irregular and there is a 1/32" tear on the right side. The white borders have been trimmed.

  149. Dr We De Meyer Catarrah / Victorian Lady with bird cage Click to view photo For Sale
    1878 Dr. Wei De Meyer Catarrah trade card. The back tells all about the "incurable" disease (i.e. catarrh), which is now mastered. The front shows a young lady in Victorian dress with birdcage in background. Some discoloration and light edge wear. For Sale $10.

  150. Dr. Miller's Magnetic Balm / Hold-to-light shows bottle New Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo Held-to-light Click to view photo
    1880s hold-to-light trade card for Dr. Miller's Magnetic Balm. Before holding it to the light, the boy is sitting with a pained look on his face and his eyes closed. His right hand is empty. He is holding green apples in his left hand and has more in his pocket. The text reads Hold me up to the light & see how I got out of this scrape.. When you hold the card to the light, he is smiling, eyes bright and wide open. In his right hand he is holding a bottle of the remedy being advertised. Additional text on the front reads D. Ransom Son & Co. Prop's, Buffalo, NY, USA. In the bottom margin is an offer for obtaining "two little books". Fine condition with nice strong color, slight corner creases in upper right and lower left, minor corner wear. Size 3.5 x 5 inches.

  151. Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills / Indian on Horse hunting Bear Click to view photo
    Colorful Trade Card for DR. MORSE'S INDIAN ROOT PILLS, showing a mounted Indian warrior spearing a huge bear. Colors are reddish pink, grey, yellow, black, olive, and white. Also advertises COMSTOCK'S DEAD SHOT WORM PELLETS. Back copy reads as follows: "To those who have used these medicines we have nothing to say, they recommend themselves. To those who from prejudice or other reasons have not used them we cheerfully say that they are the best remedies that skill and money can produce. THE MORSE INDIAN ROOT PILLS have been before the public for more than 60 years, and the great favor with which they have been received everywhere bears ample testimony to their worth. The "COMSTOCK'S DEAD SHOT WORM PELLETS" are comparitively a new remedy, but thousands of certificates we have received and keep on file, prove that they do their appointed work equally as well as the Morse Pills. We respectfully call attention to our Pamphlet, which you can get at most stores." Card size is 4 3/4" by 2 7/8". Slight bend to upper right corner, otherwise great.
    See related bottle.

  152. Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills / Diecut Fan with Lady and Binoculars Click to view photo
    Advertises “MORSE’S INDIAN ROOT PILLS & COMSTOCK’S DEAD SHOT WORM PELLETS, MORRISTOWN, N.Y.” and on the fan handle “W.H. COMSTOCK, SOLE PROPRIETOR”. Die-cut in the shape of a fan, beautiful bright lithograph of Victorian woman holding an interesting Binocular, which has two lenses but only one viewing eyesight! Handle part of fan decoration of “stars & stripes”. Woman is probably looking for Haley's comet. Rich colors of red, pink, orange, bright yellow, greens, blue, gold, lavender, white, flesh, black. Back of card has message from the Proprietor. Measures about 4 1/2” from tip of handle to side, 3 1/2” across. CONDITION: Very good, there is a light fold to the handle and some writing on back near handle - also some extra paper glued to back of handle, but no tears. Circa 1880-90.

  153. Murray & Co Cosmetics / Woman holding cosmetic jar Click to view photo
    Color front shows woman holding jar of product. Very good condition with some creasing and back has paper residue. This company is not related to Murray and Lanman Florida Water.

  154. Murray and Lanman Florida Water Cool

  155. Nature's Life Preserver Remedy Click to view photo Sold
    Nature's Life Preserver Remedy tradecard which measures 4 by 2 1/2 inches with extensive advertising text on the reverse side which reads in part "Astonishing cures in cases of Consumption, Asthma, Cough, Bronchitis, and Chronic Lung Diseases, some that were given up as incurable by Physicians...". This card shows minor yellowing but has no tears, creases, or rubs. SOLD.

  156. Nichols' Bark and Iron Remedy

  157. Dr Nichol's Cancer Sanatorium / Postcard Click to view photo
    B&W front shows picture of Dr. Nichols Sanatorium for Cancer in Savannah, Missouri. Front also reads "Our book, 'Cancer Its Proper Treatment and Cure' mailed free."

  158. David Nicholson's Liquid Bread / Sick man and nun New Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows nun pouring glass from cobalt blue bottle of product. Sick man is seated. Advertises David Nicholson's Liquid Bread, a pure malt extract. A wholesome & delicious table beverage in addition it is a remedial agent. Rich in Diastase; unsurpassed tonic; to those already affected with wasting diseases (such as cancer & consumption). Supplied by David Nicholson, St. Louis. Sold by M. L. Walley & Co., Druggists, Auburn, NY (this is handstamped on the back). Compton Lith. Co., St. Louis. Very good condition.

  159. North Star Lung Balsam / Gentleman and Mugger Click to view photo
    The North Star Lung & Throat Balsam....."is a sure cure for coughs & colds." Cartoon card measures 2 1/2 x4" and is blank on reverse. Excellent condition.

  160. Paine's Celery Compound / Cash Book with advertising Click to view photo
    Booklet for Paine's Celery Compound. Front says "The Handy Cash Book" and has name of someone written on it with 1898 date. Thru pages of book, the left page is for recording cash transactions and the right page has different advertising text, usually testimonials from people like Govenor Grout of Vermont, 101 year old Mrs Grinnel, and many more. Photo shows inside of back cover with picture of Dr Phelps, the discoverer of Paine's Celery Compound, and also shows a box of the product.
    See matching bottle.

  161. Parker's Tonic

  162. Peckham's Croup Remedy / Girl giving product to mom Click to view photo
    Color front shows girl giving spoonfull from bottle to her ailing mother. Back has adv. text. Fine condition.

  163. Dr. Petzold's German Bitters / Grandpa's Darling New Click to view photo
    Color front shows girl standing behind her grandfather. Top reads "Grandpa's Darling.". On her fan reads "There's life in every drop / Use / Dr. Petzold's / German Bitters". Bottom reads "The Dr. Petzold's German Bitters Co. Proprietors / Baltimore MD. Back has advertising text with testimonials. Back is stamped in red with "for sale by Hackman & Caupel Grocers and Liquor Dealers 218 and 220 S. MAIN STREET ST LOUIS MO special prices to the trade". Excellent condition with just a bent corner.

  164. Pond's Extract

  165. Dr Price's Flavoring Extract / 2 maids in kitchen
    Color front shows two maids cooking in the kitchen. One is holding a box of Price's Cream Baking Powder. A large labeled bottle of Price's Flavoring Extract is sitting on the table. Back has advertising text. Borders trimmed and some glue stains on back, but image is great and all text readable.

  166. Prickly Ash Bitters
    See matching bottle.
    1. Prickly Ash Bitters / Nun gives bottle to kids Click to view photo
      Color front shows nun administering bottle of product to two young children on a bed. Back advertises all it can cure. Good condition with center crease and corner bend.

    2. Prickly Ash Bitters / Roman lady and servant Click to view photo
      Color front shows roman lady sipping from a glass while a kneeling servant present bottle and a platter. Back has advertising text and very small text with note "Put on your spec's to read this". This card measures 4 1/2 x 31/4 and is very good condition, with a tear and fold in the lower right hand corner, slight crease in the middle, and general wear on edges.

  167. Radway's Ready Relief / Girl and Doll
    Color front shows girl with doll, back has advertising text. Fine condition with just a slight crease on right side.

  168. Ramon's Relief / Girl holding bottle Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows girl holding product bottle. Front advertises "Ramon's Relief The Favorite Remedy for Indigestion Sick-Headache Pains, Aches." Back has advertising text that is slanted.

  169. Rataline / Farmer picking up box with dead rats Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Advertising Rataline, a dead shot on Rats, Mice, Gophers, Moles, Skunks and all manner of Vermin. Text from back, "Recommended by Prof. Ure to the Royal Agricultural Society of England, as without exception, the best RAT POISON. Rats cost the American FARMERS and GRAIN-MEN during the year 1878 no less than 3,784,000 dollars, and besides all this there was the loss to private individuals, Meat, Fish & Game Markets. Rats that eat Rataline do not die in their holes. One Bottle of Rataline will kill 250 Rats and save hundreds of dollars. Hingston & Co., Sole Manufacturers, Buffalo, NY." Card features an illustration of a Farmer inside his barn. He is lifting a box lid that says, "RATALINE" across it. Underneath it are many dead rats. Caption on front, "RATALINE is sure death to Rats. No Cats need apply." Clay & Richmond Lith., Buffalo, NY. Good condition, evidence of gluing w/paper loss in one spot (creating weak spot - not going through to front), pinholes.

  170. Red Star Cough Cure / Princess Warrior Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo For Sale
    Picture of princess warrior with sword and red star embossed on chest, back has extensive advertising with names of doctors and politicians from Baltimore Maryland who endorsed this product back in 1885, great condition with some yellowing and few missing spots on front. For Sale $5.

  171. Renne's Famous Magic Oil / Metamorphic Folded Click to view photo Unfolded Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Metamorphic card that when folded shows man/woman in grim, crippled, painful condition. After using Renne's they appear young and happy as shown when card unfolded.

  172. Rex Bitters / Chickens Click to view photo
    B&W card, has bends.

  173. Rheinstrom Bros, Eagle Liqueur distilleries / Lady with bottle Click to view photo
    Color front shows lady in white robe with flowing pink sash beside an oversized green bottle of product. Back has wholesale price list for 18 different Eagle liquers. Front in excellent condition; crease on back only.
    See matching bottle.

  174. Ridge's Food for Infants and Invalids / Lady feeding Old Man Click to view photo
    Front of card shows sick old man being fed by a woman, with kid sitting on a chair who looks like he could use some of that stuff as well. Back has advertising text. Excellent condition with some glue marks on back around the edges.

  175. Rising Sun Stove Polish

  176. Rough On Rats / Lecture Click to view photo
    Color front shows large rat giving lecture to smaller rats about the dangers of product. Advertising text on back for other E.S. Wells products like Mother Swan's Worm Syrup and Rough on Corns. Excellent condition. Slightly off-centered but not trimmed.

  177. Royal Glue / D.C. Capital Building Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    This victorian advertisement trade card is ROYAL GLUE. It depicts the U.S. Capitol, in Washington D.C. It shows a wagon and horses hauling Royal Glue and behind them are four men with poles carrying a huge bottle of Royal Glue. On the bottom it reads.. U.S. Senators, Members and Govt Depts use Royal Liquid Glue. On the top it reads..Royal Glue Mends Everything and on the very bottom it reads..Wood, Glass, China, Leather, Furniture, Metals & C. The sides both read 20 cents a bottle. On the back It has all sorts of pictures showing the uses for their product. There is also a Language of flowers and Curious Bible Facts. The glue was manufactured by J.U. O'Meara & Co. Wash,D.C. and it was for sale by Chicago Drug & Chemical Co., Chicago, Ill. This card measures 4 1/2 long and 2 15/16 inches wide. It has a 1/4 inch tear on the bottom right other wise it would be in very fine condition.

  178. Sachs, Pruden's Ginger Ale & Agaric / Lady in yellow dress w/ bottle Click to view photo
    Color front shows lady in yellow dress with bottle of product and a glassful. Advertising on the reverse for Sachs-Prudens' Agaric (vegetable compound) and Ginger Ale. Some paper damage and glue residue on the reverse, and the bottom margin has probably been trimmed. Overall good condition and measures approx. 5" x 6 1/8". SOLD

  179. Sachs, Pruden's Elixir "Agaric" / Lady in blue tights Click to view photo
    Large 5x7 color trade with picture of lady in white cap and blue tights - very unusual dress for Victorian age. Front reads "Sachs, Prudens' Elixir 'Agaric', The Great Tonic and Stimulant. Back has advertising text. Front is in very good condition with two corner bends and a few small smudges. Back is age stained and has writing on it. SOLD.

  180. Sanford's Ginger / Black Girl with baby in watermelon Click to view photo
    Color front shows black girl holding bottle and baby in a watermelon. Very good condition with just some scrapbook residue on back.

    See matching bottle.

  181. Sapanule / Asian mother with child Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo For Sale
    Front has picture of Asian mother with child and is labeled "Sapanule - Cures Neuralgia, Diptheria, & Rheumatism & C." Back has product advertisement. Great condition. For Sale $4.

  182. Schiffman's German Asthma Cure / 4 Sick Cats Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Front shows four (4) cats with towels around their heads, holding their heads and their stomach's with a little jar sitting next to them. The back (see my scan) tells all the pluses of Schiffmann's cure, i.e.-Comfortable sleep, no waiting for results, cures where ALL other remedies fail. R. Schiffman, M.D., St. Paul, Minn. Good corners/good color/no nicks/no tears.

  183. Scotch Oil & Gilbert Sarsaparilla Bitters / Barber Shop Scene Click to view photo
    Color front shows barber shop scene with hobbo looking at two coats and thinking "I wonder which is mine!". Front says "Scotch Oil is the best liniment in the world for man or beast". Back advertises Gilbert's Sarsaparilla Bitters. Both products made in Enosburgh Falls, VT. Card is mint except for hard to see light crease bottom right corner (can only see crease from back).

  184. Scott & Browne's Castor Oil / Large bottle on table Click to view photo
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  185. Scott's Emulsion of Pure Cod Liver Oil

  186. Scovill's Sarsaparilla / Lady presenting bottle to another with pimples
    Front shows lady present bottle to lady who has pimples. Back has advertising text. Card in excellent condition with just some glue spots on back.

  187. Shaker Extract of Roots (Seigel's Syrup) / Girls and cat with bottle on string Click to view photo
    Color front shows two girls, smallest of which is sitting on a stool and holding a string tied to a bottle of product - cat is playing with the bottle. Back has full advertising text. Very good condition with only damage being a small hole and slight tear in the bottom left corner (by cat).

  188. Sim's Anti-Constipation Bitters / 1901 Ad Click to view photo
    Ad from 1901 magazine that partly reads "The Keystone To Health Dr.Sims'Anti-Constipation Bitters-Positive Cure for Chronic Constipation.it restores you to Health, And the full vim,vigor and happiness of life We will send a full sized bottle,Carriage Prepaid anywhere in the United States east of the Rocky Mountains for $1.00-Money back if not satisfactory.FREE BOOK.We have just issued a neat booklet containing valuable recipes for toilet preperations-One alone cost $150.00 postal brings it.It also contains our offer for a full sized FREE bottle of the Bitters. DR.SIMS'BITTERS CO.403 N.Main St.St.Louis Mo.", excellent condition.

  189. Spanish Bluing / Kids Leapfrog over bottle Click to view photo
    Color front shows kids playing leap-frog over bottle of product. Caption reads "Spanish Bluing will not injure the finest fabrics". Back shows Spanish lady with advertising text. Very good condition with transparent glue stain on back - card has been slightly trimmed.

  190. Spanish Bluing / Store Boy holding large bottle No PIC Yet
    Color front shows boy in apron in front of store window - he is holding large bottle of product while a smaller boy looks on. Caption reads "Spanish Bluing never settles, Spanish Bluing for Laundry use". Back shows Spanish lady with advertising text. Very good condition with transparent glue stain on back - card has been slightly trimmed.

  191. Spencerian Steel Pens / School kids writing with pens Click to view photo
    Color front shows school kids in class writing with pens. Back has advertising text. Card looks to be in V Fine condition. No Bends, tears or problems, very slight bumping to the corners.
    See matching bottle.

  192. STAFFORD'S INKS / "Hold-to-light" of sleeping girl Click to view photo
    Scarce "hold-to-light" card for "Stafford's Inks Last Forever". Printing at left says: "Look at this sleeping Child, then hold to the light and it will awaken" Sure enough, when you do so the little girl's eyes become wide open. Copyright 1890. Joseph P. Knapp, Lithography of New York. A very clean card. Superior colors. Excellent condition.
    See related Stafford Ink bottles.

  193. Swayne's Ointment / Dr Stanley in tree with monkeys Click to view photo
    Swayne's Pile Cure Ointment medical trade card Stanley in Africa . The card is in excellent condition with some very light stains on the back . The card measures 3" x 4.25" Back has advertising text.

  194. Sweet Bye and Bye / The Glen - Newport No PIC yet
    Front shows picture of people by lake under large trees entitled "The Glen - Newport". Back has advertising text, including large picture of product bottle. Also has red stamp letters that advertise Corning's German Cologne.

  195. Tarrant's Seltzer Aperient / Baby in Basket Click to view photo For Sale
    Victorian trade card for Tarrant's Seltzer Aperient ("To regulate the Stomach, the Liver, The bowels, to cure Indigestion, Biliousness, Constipation"). The display side is in near mint condition without creases, tears, or rubs. The reverse side is also in excellent condition with mild yellowing but no glue marks and reads in part "A mild pleasant and efficacious remedy in all diseases arising from a disordered stomach, liver, or bowels". Measures 5 by 3 inches. For Sale $9.

  196. Tarrant's Seltzer Aperient / Metamorphic No PIC Yet
    Color front shows man presenting bottle to a weak old man, the unfold card and he's plump and younger. Fine except 4 glue spots on back.

  197. Tarrant's Seltzer Aperient / Never Failed in 30 Years Click to view photo For Sale
    Color trade card for Tarrant's Seltzer Aperient showing an elderly man who has been using the product for 30 years. Condition is excellent with several small stains on the blank back. For Sale $10.

  198. Taylor's Cherokee Remedy / Girl filling bottle from Corn Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows girl filling labeled bottle from corn plant thru a funnel. Front says it "cures" then has these ailments on the corn leaves: asthma, colds, hoarsness, bronchitis, coughs, croup, consumption, whooping coughs. Back has advertising text from this Atlanta GA company, including and ad for Dr Bigger's Southern Remedy for bowell affections. Very good condition for it's time, with some discoloration on the back & some slight creases.

  199. Taylor's Cherokee Remedy No PIC Yet
    Color front shows girl filling labeled bottle from corn plant thru a funnel. Front says it "cures" then has these ailments on the corn leaves: asthma, colds, hoarsness, bronchitis, coughs, croup, consumption, whooping coughs. Back has advertising text. Very good condition but two opposite corners are slightly clipped.

  200. TE-NEX-INE Glue
    See matching bottle.
    1. Te-Nex-Ine Glue / Couple Arguing Click to view photo
      This 5"x3.5" card is in very good condition with a light bend at the Ul. It pictures a typical Victorian parlor complete with picture on the wall, lamp and tassel at the window. Mother and Father look to be having a serious argument. The little boy has glued his mother's skirt to the floor. The dog is running off with the bottle of glue. The caption at the bottom reads "With a bottle of TENEXINE in the house,divorce is absolutely impossible." Above the caption is a large bottle of TENEXINE showing the label with PYRAMIDS and CAMELS. The reverse reads: A Lost Art Restored. EGYPTIAN TE-NEX-INE, The Most Powerful Adhesive Known--A Liquid Glue, Cement and Mucilage Combined in One. This is follwed by a picture of the bottle and a discussion of its merits. TENEXINE COMPANY, 14 Oliver Street, Boston, Mass.

    2. Te-Nex-Ine Glue / Man glued to sign Click to view photo
      Front shows man glued to sign post with an upside-down bottle of product. Front caption reads "Yes, fellow citizens, as long as there is a bottle of Tenexine in the land, you will find me sticking to my post." Back shows product bottle and partly reads "Egyptian Te-nex-ine, The Most Powerful Adhesive Known. A Liquid Glue, Cement And Mucilage Combined In One. 14 Oliver Street. Tenexine Company. Boston Mass.". Very good condition with crease on right side and 4 spots on back where it was glued into an album.

    3. TE-NEX-INE Glue / Two Ladies mending hot water bowl
      Sepiatone front shows two ladies. One has broken bowl and is saying "O Dear! I wish I could find some cement that would stand hot water." The other replies "Use TE-NEX-INE, my dear." Bottle of product on the table. Back has full advertising for Egyptian Te-Nex-Ine liquid glue. Back also shows closeup of labeled bottle.

  201. Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil

  202. Dr Thompson's Eye Water

  203. Townsends Sarsaparilla / Animal Puzzle No PIC Yet
    Early B&W Dr. Townsend's Sarsaparilla trade card that is a puzzle card where one finds the animals (e.g leopard heads, tiger, ...). The bottom left hand corner is missing, has a couple of corner creases, and someone wrote their name on the back in pencil. Back has advertisement for Townsend's Worm Candy (yummy and only 25 cents).
    See related bottle.

  204. Turkish Cough Syrup / Royal Lady Click to view photo
    Color front shows a royal lady being presented with the product. Back has advertising text. Excellent condition with just glue stains on back.

  205. Uncle Sam's Nerve and Bone Liniment / Man on Crutches Click to view photo
    Early sepiatone card (circa 1870s) that shows man on a crutch as woman and child look on. Front reads "Uncle Sam's Nerve and Bone Liniment." Woman is saying "How is this, Neighbor, yesterday you were doubled up with the Rheumatism terribly, and today you are out enjoying yourself?" Man replies "Plain enough my friend. I used Uncle Sam's Nerve and Bone Liniment, and will be well tomorrow." Back has full advertising text and also explains product "is equally good for animals" with "white wrappers for family use and in yellow wrappers for animal use." Produced by Emmert Proprietary Co, Chicago, Ill. Card is in very good condition.

  206. Vacuum Harness Oil
    1. Vacuum Harness Oil / Couple Click to view photo
      Color front shows couple. Caption reads "Your hand is as soft, sweet Mistress O'Doyle, as me harness whin rubbed wid vacuum oil". The back of this 3" X 5" trade card warns of imitiations and says, Vacuum Hoof Oil is "A sure Cure for All Diseased Hoofs". This card is in good condition. The card is trimmed unevenly and the back has some glue on it but all words are legible.

    2. Vacuum Harness Oil / Fat Man Ordering Click to view photo
      Color front shows fat man at table with clay pipe. Very good condition with some album reside remaining on back but all text on back is readable.

  207. Van Stan's Stratena Cement / Click to view photo
    Front shows two boys stuck together while another looks on. Top caption reads: "All Genuine Has the Full Name Blown in Bottle". Very good condition.

  208. Van Stan's Stratena Cement / Pair Silhoutte Cards Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    A matched pair of silhoutte cards, each advertising Van Stan's Stratena Cement. Back has advertising text and a plug for Van Stan's Emulsion of Norwegian Cod Liver Oil. Tiny paper pull on bottom of one, but otherwise about perfect condition.

  209. Vegetine
    1. Vegetine / "Our Trust" with Dog Click to view photo For Sale
      Front shows B&W picture of dog (St Bernard?) and reads "Our Trust, Vegetine The Great Blood Purifier". Back has advertising text and partly reads "Will Cure all diseases of the skin". Excellent condition (no stain) but may have been trimmed slightly. For Sale $5.

    2. Boys with Butterfly Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo For Sale
      Front has picture of two boys with butterfly and is labeled "Nature's Remedy, Vegetine, The Great Blood Purifier". Back has advertising, part of which states "VEGETINE, Purifies the Blood, Renovates and Invigorates the Whole System. Its Medicinal Qualities are Alterative, Tonic, Solvent and Diuretic". Great condition but has yellowed. For Sale $5.

    3. Boy with Ducks Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo For Sale
      Front has picture of boy playing fiddle to two ducks and is labeled "Nature's Remedy, Vegetine, The Great Blood Purifier". Back has advertising, part of which states "VEGETINE Will Cure Scrofula,, Scrofula Humor. Vegetine will eradicate from the system every taint of Scrofula and Scrofulous Humor. It has permanently cured thousands in Boston and vicinity, who had been long and painful sufferers." For Sale $5.

  210. Viola Cream / Lady in blue hat Click to view photo
    This 3-1/4 x 5-3/4 trade card is for Dr. Hebra’s Viola Cream for the complexion. It is printed on a paper stock rather than card stock. The card has seen much use and has rough corners and edges, with several small tears. On the reverse can be seen a discolored area at lower left. The card does display well, even with the detractions mentioned above. LOST?.

  211. Wait's Kidney & Liver Bitters / Boy on the pottie before/after Click to view photo Click to view photo
    Double sided trade for Wait's Kidney & Liver Bitters. On one side the poor little boy is constipated: " Mama, it won't come...". When you flip the card over a brown sand slides down into the pail... "O Mama, It's coming..." About 3" x 4" in size & in great condition. Is actually two cards glued to a piece of cardboard with a cavity inside for the brown sand to slide so it appears and disappears. Card is in great condition but does have some crinkling where the cards were originally glued to the cardboard.

  212. Wampoles Creo-Terpin / birds, bottle and box New Click to view photo
    #3 in series to protect birds. Good condition.

  213. Warner's

  214. Waukesha-Lithia Water / labeled bottle diecut New Click to view photo
    Bottle shaped trade card for Waukesha-Lithia Natural Spring Water from Waukesha, Wisconsin. Card measures 6 x 2 & 1/2 inches. Front or advertising side of card is in good conditon. Back side of card has some damage due to card being glued possibly in scrap book at one time.

  215. Wenck Perfume / Where is Pussy? Click to view photo Sold
    This is an unusual card because of the rivet on the woman's chest. Don't know what use to go in there, but it was probably something that hid the kitty on her shoulder, thus the "Where is Pussy" caption. Great color as well. Back has advertising. Card measures 2 1/2" x 4". There are no tears, folds or dog ears. SOLD.

  216. Wheat Bitters

  217. Faith Whitcomb's Balsam / Set 6 cards Click to view photo For Sale
    Set of 6 cards advertising Faith Whitcomb's Balsam which "Cures Coughs and Colds". Color litho on front of each card shows a different Victorian scene:
    1. girl holding misseltoe over granddaddy
    2. mother kissing boy goodbye on his way to school
    3. mother/daughter helping grandparent to dinner table
    4. kids sitting on dad's knee while mother sews
    5. young couple
    6. baby riding dog
    All cards in very good condition except last card which has a missing lower left corner. Back of each card is blank. Cards printed 1879 by Bufford's of Boston, Mass. Set of 6 cards for sale $25.

  218. White Wine of Tar Syrup and German Hop Bitters / Boy shooting and missing a duck No PIC Yet For Sale
    Front has color litho entitled "A Fowl Shot" and shows boy falling over after shooting and missing a duck. Two dogs are looking on. Back has advertisement for White Wine of Tar Syrup which "has no equal for Coughs, Colds, Asthma, Bronchitis and Consumption." Also advertised German Hop Bitters which "are unsurpassed for Dyspepsia, Liver Complaint, Indigestion, Dizziness, Numbness, General Debility." Card is in excellent condition though there is a very slight crease on the front and small glue marks on the back (but all text clearly readable). For Sale $10.

  219. Wild Indian Lung Balsam / Ship Click to view photo For Sale
    Front has color picture of a three-masted steamship that advertises "Wild Indian Lung Balsam, Cheapest and Best. 100 Doses for 50 Cents." Back has advertising for Scotch Oil. There's a small dark spot on the front,left margin, otherwise the image is fine. There's some glue stain on back but all text is clear. For Sale $17.

  220. Wild Indian Lung Balsam / Plowing Field New Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows two black men plowing a field, while one of the mules is kicking. Caption reads "Children Cry for the Second Dose of Wild Indian Lung Balsam - Try It". Back has advertising text. Excellent condition with just a corner crease.

  221. William's Cough Remedy / Family at table Click to view photo
    Color front shows family at table with kids going for the bottle. Advertising on back. Has a crease top left. Otherwise clear sharp fine trade card.

  222. Williams Root Beer / Kids on Train Wagon New Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows kids with homemade train made from product boxes and using product bottle as a smoke stack. Back has advertising text.

  223. Dr Williams Pink Pills / Kittens Click to view photo For Sale
    B&W card with picture of kittens that reads "Dr Williams Pink Pills for Pale People". Back has advertising text. Card in excellent condition but has been trimmed. For Sale $5.

  224. Wisdom's Robertine / Outdoor scene Click to view photo
    Color front of this stock card shows outdoor scene. Front and back have advertising text for product. Fine condition with glue stain on back side.
    See matching bottle.

  225. Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup

  226. Wistar's Balsam of Wild Cherry
    See matching bottle under Pontiled Medicines.

    1. Wistar's Balsam of Wild Cherry / Horse Drawn Carriage Click to view photo
      Color front shows five people driving thru country side in a horse-drawn carriage. Riding by sign that reads "Use Wistar's Balsam of Wild Cherry for coughs, consumption and all lung diseases". Advertising text on back. Oval-shaped image in very good condition with some paper loss on back. Card has been trimmed.

    2. Wistar's Balsam of Wild Cherry / Girl giving medicine to doll Click to view photo
      Color front shows little girl giving spoonful of medicine to her doll in a basinet; bottle shown on table. Measures 4" x 2 1/2". Back is blank. Back has some glue stain. Front also has a few clear glue stains but otherwise is perfect.

  227. Wood's Vernsine Dressing / Men Shaped Like Bottles
    Front shows man whose body is shaped like labeled bottle of product. Competitor dressing products in background saying "It is a cold day for us!" Back is blank. Front is a bit dirty but undamaged except for corner crease.

  228. Worchester Watch - child with inkwell New Click to view photo
    Color front shows child writing with pen from inkwell.

  229. Wright's Pills
    1. Wright's Indian Vegetable Pills / Two Kids Click to view photo
      Color front shows girl watching turle, which has box of pills in his mouth.

    2. Wright's Indian Vegetable Pills / Two Kids Click to view photo
      Color front shows two kids, girl with a telescope and boy with a flag.

    3. Wrights Pills / Boy with Rifle, Rabbit with Pills Click to view photo
      This item advertises Wright's Indian Vegetable Pills. Near mint condition front and back. Advertising on the reverse.

    4. Wright's Pictorial Family Almanac 1875 Click to view photo
      Published by E. Ferrett, maker of Wright's Indian Vegetable Pills and Vegetable Syrup. Illustrations include on of the "Proposed Suspension Bridge Over The East River", another, of the new Post Office, and a third, of the Fountain in Central Park. There are several cartoons as well. Twenty-four pages, including monthly calendars, and many references, long and short, to Wright's products. Condition: Covers darkened somewhat in corners. Yellowish stains on all pages at upper inside corner (2" X 2"). Damp staining on last four pages. Lower right corner tip of front cover is torn. 5 1/8" X 8 3/8".

  230. Yuengling Beer / Boys Drinking Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Front shows picture of four boys drinking beer from a case. Over-sized bottle (with lightning closure) is to the left. A woman is shaking her fist over the fence. The bottle was sold in Pottsville, PA and distributed by A. Liebler of New York. Fine condition: no bends, tears, creases or stains. Nice clean advertising on the rerverse.

    See matching Liebler bottle.



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