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Pond's Bitters and Extract Victorian Trade Cards


See matching bottles: Pond's Extract, Pond's Bitters and Vermo Bitters.

  1. Pond's Bitters / Anti-Wet Click to view photo
    B&W card showing father holding baby. Excellent condition with some corner wear.

  2. Pond's Bitters / Lady Toilet Click to view photo
    B&W card show lady using toilet.

  3. Pond's Bitters / Peacock and Easter Eggs Click to view photo
    Color front has caption "WHEN THE ROOSTER SAW THE EASTER EGGS / WAIT TILL I CATCH THAT PEACOCK". Back has adv. text. Creases in corner.

  4. Pond's Bitters / 10,10:30,10:31pm Click to view photo
    Color card showing 3 scenes at 10pm, 10:30pm and 10:31pm. Card reads "Ponds Bitters - Makes You Go Some". Back had advertising text with image of bottle.

  5. Pond's Bitters / Parted Click to view photo
    B&W card showing small boy at beach with swimsuit falling down. Caption reads "They parted on the shore".

  6. Pond's Bitters / Trolley Click to view photo
    B&W card showing man watching woman board trolley card. Caption reads "No wonder the car was delayed".

  7. Pond's Bitters / Waiter Click to view photo
    B&W card showing restaurant scene - caption "Waiter I didn't order that".

  8. Pond's Bitters / Bank Deposit Click to view photo
    B&W front shows lady lifting skirt to get money for deposit at bank while line of men look on. Caption reads "Bank Deposit Draws Big Interest".

  9. Pond's Bitters / Disturbing the Peace Click to view photo
    Color front show couple kissing while grandpa peeks thru the curtains. Corner missing.

  10. Pond's Bitters / Lady holding bottle Click to view photo
    Color front shows lady in white dress holding up bottle of product. Caption reads "Pond's Bitters makes you go some." Back has advertising text and picture of large bottle.

  11. Pond's Bitters / Stopped for a Puncture Click to view photo
    Color front shows car with flat on side of road, with path thru hay. Back has advertising text and shows bottle. Very good condition with a crease.

  12. Pond's Bitters / Woman drove him to drinking Click to view photo
    Color front shows lady riding ass (donkey) to a watering trough outside a bar. Caption reads "A woman drove him to drink". Back has advertising text and picture of bottle. Excellent condition except for small hole in bottom right corner and some aga stain on back. Great colors on front.

  13. Pond's Bitters / Kids in School Click to view photo Click to view photo
    Color front shows teacher and two boys in school. One is holding his nose and saying "Teacher! Can Johnnie go out?". Back has advertising and nice picture of labeled bottle. Fine condition with just a water stain mark above teacher's head and to her left.

  14. Pond's Bitters / Your Ass Is Out Click to view photo
    Color front shows old man looking at his rear (ass) while young boy says "Your Ass is Out". Kicking mule (ass) nearby. Double entedre theme. Back has advertising text with large picture of bottle. Very good condition with slight lower right corner damage. Line on right edge is printed that way.

  15. Pond's Bitters / Your Ass Is Out For Sale
    Same PIC as card above. This card in very good condition with a light hard-to-see crease part-way thru the middle. For Sale $10.

  16. Pond's Bitters / Grand Army Re-union Click to view photo
    A 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 turn of the century Trade Card advertising Ponds Bitters. The scene on the face of the card says '' Grand Army Re-union''. The General is saying as he lifts the waitress's apron "Many a battle have I fought under this flag". The waitress replies "No sir, not with this flag". Very good condition with some creases and stain.

  17. Pond's Bitters / The Blow that killed Father Click to view photo
    Color front shows drunk man (i.e. red nose) in pjamas blowing out a candle. Caption reads: "The blow that killed father". Back has advertising text and picture of bottle. Excellent condition.

  18. Pond's Bitters / Hellow Wifey Click to view photo
    Color front shows man talking on phone with a woman in his lap. Caption reads: "Hellow wifey! Don't wait for me, A weighty matter I don't like to put off detains me." Back has advertising text and picture of bottle. Excellent condition.

  19. Pond's Bitters / Wife in Country Click to view photo
    Color front shows gentleman dancing with his girlfriend. Caption reads "My Wife has gone to the country". Back has advertising text and picture of bottle. Condition is very fine with no problem.

  20. Pond's Bitters / Cat Have Tail Click to view photo
    Color front shows man pointing to bobtail cat on desk while woman is sitting with kittens at her feet. Man says "Didn't that cat ever have any tail". There is a vertical crease along the left side and a small nick above the word "didn't", otherwise in very good condition. Size is 3 1/2" x 5 1/2".

  21. Pond's Extract / Leprechaun Click to view photo
    Color front shows Leprechaun toting bottle with caption "BOUND FOR DONNYBROOK FAIR".

  22. Pond's Extract / Army Uniforms Click to view photo
    Color front shows army uniforms.

  23. Pond's Extract / Frog Chemists - "The People's Remedy" Click to view photo
    Front B&W shows frogs in lab with 3 labeled, different size bottles on the shelf.

  24. Pond's Extract / Girl and Spaniel Click to view photo
    Color front shows girl and her spaniel dog. Box of product on table. Back has advertising text.

  25. Pond's Extract / Revolutionary War Uniforms Click to view photo
    Color picture that shows bottle of product and soldiers in uniform entitled "American Uniforms. War of Revolution 1775 - ?". Back has great image of product. Very good condition with upper right corner crease and back has two glue spots that have removed about 5% of text with paper loss.

  26. Pond's Extract / Girl on Pony with Dog Click to view photo
    Charming Victorian tradecard advertising Pond's Extract with a beautiful chromolithograph of a girl riding a Shetland pony in the countryside. The detail on this pic is incredible. The reverse side is in good shape with some yellowing, and features a B/W litho of a box of the product. This tradecard measures 4 1/4 by 3 inches. The display side has no creases, or tears, but does have small rubs as can be seen near the front of the pony.

  27. Pond's Extract / Kids at Beach Click to view photo
    Great two-sided Victorian Trade Card advertising Pond's Extract Vegetable Pain Destroyer. The display side features a nice chromolithograph of a Victorian beach scene and reads "Never Sold By Measure, See Landscape Trade Mark on Every Wrapper". The reverse side features a pic of the product. Overall condition is very good with only a minor crease of the tip of the lower left corner and a tiny tear of the left border on the display side, and some speckled brown spots on the reverse side.

  28. Pond's Extract / Before and After of Dog Click to view photo
    Front shows color litho of dog before and after taking Pond's Extract. Back has advertising text. Very good condition except for aging stain and one corner that is missing.

  29. Pond's Extract / Mouse in Bottle saved from Dog and Cat Click to view photo
    Front is captioned "Another Life Saved by POND'S EXTRACT" and shows color picture of mouse in bottle of Pond's Extract with angry dog and cat looking on. Back has advertising text. Card measures 3 1/2" x 5 1/4". Condition is excellent.

  30. Pond's Extract / Obelisk Click to view photo
    Display side picturing the Obelisk with print on either side of the monument that reads "Presented by Pond's Extract Co., Hemorrhages and Inflammations". The reverse side has extensive advertising text and advertises Pond's Extract ("Subdues Inflammations, Controls all Hemorrhages"; also advertised are Pond's Toilet Cream, Pond's Lip Salve, Pond's Dentrifice, and Pond's Toilet Soap. The display side is in excellent condition with mild yellowing of the white border; no tears or rubs; a minimal crease of the tip of the upper right corner is noted. The reverse side is in excellent condition. Measures 5 1/2 by 3 inches.

  31. Pond's Extract / Animals with firecrackers Click to view photo
    B&W front shows animals sitting on log and shooting off firecrackers. Back has advertising text. Excellent condition with just some slight surface damage on back (from glue). Also a crease in bottom left corner.


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