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Reggie's Victorian Trade Card Wanted List


Following is a list of Victorian trade cards that Reggie wants to add to his collection:

  1. Abbott's Bitters / Metamorphic with Uncle Sam, Old King Cole, Abbott Man Folded Click to view photo Unfolded Click to view photo
    Metamorphic card with Uncle Same, Old King Cole, and Abbott Man. Unfolded shows Abbott man pouring bitters into glasses. Back has advertising text and picture of bottle.

  2. Adamson's Botanic Balsam / 2 frogs with bottle Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    This red monochromatic Victorian trade card shows a frog standing beside a bottle of Adamson's Botanic Balsam while the frog with a cloth wrapped around its throat is looking at the bottle. Caption reads "A Sure Cure For Hoarseness". Reverse: Testimonials for Adamson's Botanic Balsam ~ F. W. Kinsman & Co,. N.Y.

  3. Allen's Sarsaparilla / Mechanical Wheel - Man with large bottle
    Color front shows man holding large bottle of product. There is a wheel behind the card that can be rotated to show four faces with advancing ages on the body.

  4. Angostrura Liqueur / People admiring large bottle Click to view photo
    Back has advertising for bitters product.

  5. Ayer's Want any Ayer's cards that I don't already have, including:
    1. Ayer's Sarsaparilla / College Student Click to view photo
      Also see close-up of this color card where man offers bottle to worn down college grad.

    2. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral / Santa Click to view photo
      Die cut advertising sign for Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. The elfish Santa is holding a bottle of Ayer's. This piece is on heavy cardboard, and measures 11 3/4" x 7", with full advertising on reverse side.

    3. Ayer's Hair Vigor / Cloth Click to view photo
      Thin 11"x6" piece of cloth for Ayer's Hair Vigor. The image is of a servant brushing a women's long hair while a little girl watches. There is a bottle of Ayer's Hair Vigor on the table which you can see in this closeup view.

    4. Ayer's Hair Vigor / Sick Indian
      Color front shows Indian maiden offering pills to a very sick looking Indian warrior. Teepee and other Indians in background. Back has advertising text in Greek.

    5. Ayer's Hair Vigor / Grandma's Curls
      "Grandma's Curls. If Grandma had used Ayer's Hair Vigor her hair would not have turned gray... no need of the false curls which 'Little Mischief' is dipping in the INK." Blonde girls sits on POLAR BEAR rug. Great reverse advertising for Ayer's, plus illustration of bottle and long-haired beauty.

  6. Barker's Bone & Nerve Bone Liniment Click to view photo
    Barker's "Komic picture" souvenir part 4 published by The Barker, Moore & Mein Medicine Co. Philadelphia, Pa. Cover "Old Farmer Green & his flying machine Be-gosh" with back cover showing black boy "Pete Gubison scared into a spell of Jim Jams by a trick of the boys with a falso face". Booklet measures 9 1/2" x 6 1/2" with cover loose & edges showing signs of wear. Has about 25 pages with circus, black, animal, and advertising cartoons

  7. Barry's Tricopherous
    1. Barry's Tricopherous / Mideastern Woman Looking in mirror Click to view photo
      Color front shows Mideastern woman looking into mirror held by servant. Picture of bottle also shown.

    2. Barry's Tricopherous & Florida Water / Woman fixing hair Click to view photo
      Color front shows woman fixing hair. Bottles of both products shown.

    3. Barry's Tricopherous / Fancy Gentleman & Lady
      Picture on front has fancily dressed man & lady - she has a fan, he's holding his hat. Caption reads "Guaranteed to restore the hair to bald heads and to make it grow thick, long and soft."

    4. Barry's Tricopherous Baldness Cure /Matador Click to view photo
      Victorian tradecard advertising Barry's Tricopherous, a Baldness "Cure", with great B&W lithos of the product bottle on the reverse side. This card measures 5 1/4 by 3 inches; The reverse side reads in part "the only article that will positively cause a new growth of hair on bald places".

  8. Bernard's Golden Dentilave / Black woman brushing - large bottle Click to view photo
    Front shows image of a large bottle of Bernard's Golden Dentilave in the middle of the card. On the left is an African American woman with the stereotypical large lips and teeth looking into a bureau mirror. She is holding a bottle of The New Tooth Wash in one hand and a toothbrush in her other hand. On the right is a young Caucasian girl running toward her because she is about to use her toothbrush. Advertises "Bernard's Golden Dentilave, a pleasant tooth and mouth wash entirely free from all deleterious substances." Copyright 1876.

  9. Bischoff's Bitters - Charleston SC Click to view photo
    Color front shows colonial woman presenting bottle on tray to man.

  10. Bixby Shoe Polish / Man & Woman getting Shoe Shine - showslarge bottle Click to view photo
    Shows a Victorian couple getting a shoe shine from kids. Oversize bottle shown in middle.

  11. Bromo Seltzer / Man stealing chicken Click to view photo
    B&W card - front shows black man stealing chicken, back shows man with ice tied to his head.

  12. Bromo Seltzer / Horse Drawn Cart Click to view photo
    On the wagon is a large display bottle of Bromo-Seltzer with the following: "Trial Size...10cents...Bromo-Seltzer cures all Headaches...Emerson Drug Co." Very good condition with some yellowing. Postcard with spot for 1 cent postage.

  13. Brown's Iron Bitters Click to view photo
    Advertises Brown's Iron Bitters, a medical product manufactured by the Brown Chemical Co. of Baltimore MD. The image is a salute to the city's SesquiCentennial Celebration in 1880.

  14. Brown's Iron Bitters Click to view photo
    Large mechanical card with picture of Jester sitting on box of product with bottle nearby. Wheel in back rotates to show a different picture each month.

  15. Burdock Blood Bitters
    1. Burdock Blood Bitters / How OWL'D Are You? Click to view photo
      The reverse reads : INVALID LADIES! THIS IS FOR YOU. There are thousands of females in America who suffer untold miseries from chronic diseases common to their sex. This is due largely to the peculiar habits of life and fashion, and the improper training of girlhood ...

  16. Boschee's German Syrup / Devils with bottles Click to view photo
    Front caption reads "August Flower cured your Dyspepsia, now cure that cough with German Syrup". Shows a group of dancing devils tossing bottles around a sick man.

  17. California Bottling / Little Pop Special Brew Click to view photo Click to view photo
    Great color photo of bottle setup like cannon.

  18. California Fig Bitters / Black Mammy expelling gas Click to view photo
    B&W card shows black mammy expelling gas.

  19. Carter's Liver Pills / Crow with sign Click to view photo
    Front reads "A Positive Cure for Sick Headache" and has black & white picture of crow holding a sign for "Carter's Little Liver Pills". Lettering is in red.

  20. Challenge Liquid Glue / Uncle Sam Click to view photo
    Union Glue, San Francisco and Boston, Strongest on Earth, Always Ready with Mid Winter Fair, San Francisco, 1894, and Antwerp Expo, Belgium, 1894, gold medals at the top and a wonderful image with Uncle Sam with a Challenge Glue cannon firing on ship in the harbor, big world globe behind him and action in the background.

  21. Clausen Beer / Picnic scene Click to view photo
    Card advertising H. Clausen and Son Brewing Co, Phoenix Bottling Co. New York. The image is of people dressed in victorian fashion having a picnic and waving at a couple riding with horse and carriage. There is also a nice image of a Clausen bottle of Champagne Lager Beer. The back is blank.

  22. Coca Wine / Large PIC of Bottle Click to view photo
    Colorful tradecard issued by Caswell, Hazard & Co. of New York and Newport, RI, for their Wine of Coca, "a quick and very diffusable stimulant," composed of pure grape wine and Peruvian cocaine. The reverse of the card lists the many health benefits - it both averts fatigue and induces sleep!!! It is recommended as a voice tonic and as an opium substitute - suggested dosage is a wine glass full at or after meals - HALF A GLASS FOR CHILDREN!!!!!!!! card measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2". This company may be the predecessor of Caswell, Massey.

  23. Coca-Cola 1907/ Metamorphic Girl Waitress and Tub
    Opened, this trade card measures 5 3/8" x 6 1/4". Closed, it measures 3 1/2" x 6 1/4". The front says: Drink Coca-Cola. Appearances are sometimes deceiving but Coca-Cola can always be relied on as nourshing, refreshing and exhilarating. When opened the card reads: When thirsty, tired or head-achey; or after a night out try a Coca-Cola High Ball , It Hits the Spot. The back of the trade cards reads: When tired Coca-Cola will refresh you; Head-achey, help you; Nervous, relieve you; Thirsty, fill you. WATER When boiled and filtered will do to bathe in or even drink if it costs nothing. But if you have to buy it get a drink which has something to it more than mere dampness, get Coca-Cola It is always Nourshing, Refreshing, Invigorating. More than 250 Million Bottles (glasses) used last year For Sale Everywhere To dealers at 70 cents a case. To families at $1.00 a case. (contents: two dozen bottles) Phone or write nearest Coca-Cola Bottling Co. "Issued by" (Western Coca-Cola Bottling Co.) Chicago. Bottom on back has "registration applied for".

  24. Cocarettes - Cocaine Cigarettes / Lady Smoking Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo Both Click to view photo
    Front shows woman smoking a Cocarette cigarette, which is tobacco and cocaine mixture made by Cocabacco Co of St Louis. Inside much testimony as to the benifits of the combination by a U. S. Navy Lieutenant, president British Medical Association, etc.. "...proper proportions the genuine Bolivian Coca Leaves and the finest Virginia Tobacco." Great listing of 10 reasons to use Cocarettes including the Coca neutralizes the depressing effects of the nicotine in the tobacco. Also touts their use of May Bros. rice paper rolling papers which leave no ash.

  25. Davis Indian Herb Remedy / Indian with oversize bottle Click to view photo
    Advertises Davis Indian Herb Remedy - manufacured by Vincent's Universal Medicine Co. of Rochester NY. The wonderful and colorful vignette lithographed by Karle & Co. , also of Rochester, depicts a Native American holding a bottle of the remedy - there is also a proportionally-oversized bottle on the left. The label lists the ailments which this remedy cures - including rheumatism, neuralgia, headache, toothache, colic, cholera, and internal and external pains. The reverse of the card has product-related text for Vincent's Cough, Consumption, and Asthma Cure - including a portrait of Mr/Dr (?) Vincent.

  26. Drexel's Bell Cologne / Cherubs with flower bell Click to view photo
    Color front shows three cherubs flying around bell covered with flowers. This beautiful tradecard, printed by Knapp Lith. of nY in 1892, advertises Drexel's Bell Cologne (their product has a bell on the labels and blown on the glass of the bottle), as well as Dr. Bull's Baby Syrup for teething pain, stomach acidity, diarrheoa, and dysentery. Lovely vignette of cherubs with rose petals. Advertising text on the reverse. 2 1/8" x 4 1/8".

  27. Dr. Dromgoole's Female Bitters / Lady Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows picture of Victorian lady. Advertising partly reads "Cures all the ills of the female sex! Strengthens the feeble, broken down and worn out constitution; it repairs damages caused by years of suffering and irregularity ...".

  28. Duffy Whiskey / Ink Blotter Click to view photo
    This 5 3/4 inch by 3 3/8 inch advertising ink blotter from the Duffy Malt Whiskey Co. of Rochester, New York. They state that this is the one whiskey that the government has recognized as a medicine (to avoid Carrie Nation and her hatchet and her prohibition temperance supporters I suppose). It was awarded the gold Medal at the St Louis Worlds Fair Exposition (1904) and was for sale by all druggists and or dealers or direct at $1.00 per bottle!

  29. Electric Brand Shirts / Lady Columbia and Liberty Statue Click to view photo
    Unique patriotic theme (Fourth of July, Lady Liberty, Lady Columbia) 1885 Victorian trade card advertising Gunnison & Son "Electric Brand" Shirts, Gents' and Ladies Collars, and Cuffs. Also shows trademark of "Electric Brand" which is hand hold electricity bolts. Measures 5 1/4 by 3inches.

  30. Fahrney's Blood Cleanser / Fahrney presenting bottle Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows Dr Fahrney presenting bottle to a family. Advertises Fahrney’s Blood Cleanser of Panacea for Impure Blood and all Disorder’s of the Liver, Bowels, Kidneys, Bladder, etc. S. E. Dubbel, Proprietor, Waynesboro, Pa.

  31. Faricum / Sick/Healed people thru oversized bottle Click to view photo
    Color front shows crowd of people passing thru oversized bottle of product. On the left they are sick, but after passing thru bottle they emerged healed on the right side. Part of label reads "For the cure of diptheria, sore throat, croup, catarrh...". Back has advertising text for Read's 3-Minute Headache and Neuralgia Cure, and Read's Sore Throat and Catarrh Powder.

  32. Faricum Cough Drops / before/after of woman Click to view photo
    Before/after of woman treated by product. Shows box of product.

  33. Faricum Cough Drops / woman mirror Click to view photo
    Before/after of woman and mirror.

  34. Old Forrester Bourbon / Monkeys on bottle Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Colored Graphics showing 3 monkeys climbing up the bottle of bourbon in an attempt to open it....one monkey, at the top, has old cork screw in hand.....barrels of ingredients used to make various brands are in the four corners of the card *Front of card reads, "BROWN, THOMPSON & CO",,,, "LOUISVILLE, KY",,, "OLD FORRESTER",,, and in small print on the lower left side, "Louisville Lith Co" *Back of the card reads, "OLD FORRESTER BOURBON., THIS WHISKY IS BOTTLED BY US ONLY, AND WE ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ITS PURITY AND FINE QUALITY. ITS ELEGANT FLAVOR IS SOLELY DUE TO ORIGINAL FINENESS DEVELOPED BY AGE. THERE IS NOTHING BETTER IN THE MARKET. BROWN, THOMPSON & CO. LOUISVILLE, KY. ....at the bottom of the card it reads, "FOR SALE BY" and enough space remains for what could be a seller, but the space is void of any writing

  35. DR. FRIEND'S COUGH BALSAM / CURRIER & IVES Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color card produced by Currier & Ives.

  36. Girondin / Devils chased away by bottle Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo Inside Click to view photo
    Folding trade card. Front shows Girondin bottle , angels, and devils. Interior of folder has 2 page advertising . Rear cover depicts a scene with family well dressed in Victorian clothing and a riverboat with Girondin on the paddle wheel and flag.

  37. Globe Pickle / Cherubs pouring pickles over globe Click to view photo
    Color front shows cherubs holding label bottle and pouring pickles over a globe.

  38. Dr. Haas Remedy / Weighing The Baby Click to view photo
    Front shows pig family with father holding baby in a scale. Entitled "Weighing The Baby".

  39. Hale's Honey Cough Cure / Girls at Beehive Click to view photo
    Front advertises it "cures coughs & colds". Picture shows big girl pointing out beehive to a smaller girl.

  40. Hall's Hair Renewer / Girl with before picture Click to view photo
    B&W front shows girl with lovely flowing hair. She is holding picture of what she looked like before using product. Labeled bottle is on her dresser. Back has advertising text.

  41. The Harden Star Hand Grenade / 2 scenes showing their use Click to view photo
    Front shows two color scenes on how to use the fire grenades. 1st is a victorian women banging two grenades together over a fire in her parlor. 2nd is a man throwing a grenade at fire in the office. Back has advertising text.

  42. Dr Hart's Pain Conqueror / Brownies Click to view photo
    Advertising DR. HART'S PAIN CONQUEROR. This card has a very cute picture on the front showing a group of Brownies hoisting a package of Dr. Hart's Pain Conqueror up a tree with a rope over the limb.

  43. Dr Harter's Wild Cherry Bitters / Playing Cards front Click to view photo back Click to view photo
    Playing cards counter from Dr Harters Wild Cherry Bitters. It's two cards put together with a brass rivet they open up to keep score.

  44. Dr Harter's Wild Cherry Bitters / Bottle Click to view photo
    Color front shows picture of bottle.

  45. Dr Harter's Tonic / Marriage Puzzle Click to view photo
    Colorful front shows different people in a circle. The directions on the right side of the card indicate that starting at the center women are to follow a white line and men are to follow a black line to their "matrimonial destiny" The columns on the left side of the card represent a kind of puzzle through which you can determine a persons exact age. The back of the card has outrageous claims for Dr Harter's Iron Tonic and his Little Liver Pills

  46. Hartley's Peruvian Bitters / bottle Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    B&W card for Hartley's Peruvian Bitters showing a labeled bottle on front with dealer stamp on back.

  47. Hood's Sarsaparilla / Circus Spotlight Click to view photo
    The white spot light reads "Take Hood's Sarsaparilla to Purify Your Blood, 100 Doses $1.00". The reverse side advertises "Forepaugh's Great Show" and also "Hood's Sarsaparilla". Unusual tradecard in that it was obviously distributed at Forepaugh's Circus (on the back it reads "Immediately after the regular ring performance a grand Concert will be given..." and then lists eight performers!

  48. Howe's Never Failing Ague Cure and Tonic Bitters / Family and Hospital Scenes Click to view photo
    Color front shows family scene on right with picture of bottle, scene on right of hospital with cured patients.

  49. Hoyt's Egyptian Cologne / Kids and large bottle Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows kids with oversized bottle.

  50. Hunt's Remedy / Lady helping sick man Click to view photo
    Color front shows lady in white with long hair helping an ailing man who is leaning on a tree.

  51. Hunt's Remedy / Town Crier Click to view photo
    Color front show town crier extolling the benefits of the medicine held in his hand.

  52. Hunt's Remedy / Man getting out of bed with bottle Click to view photo
    Color front shows man getting out of bed, holding up bottle while his happy wife looks on.

  53. Hunt's Remedy / Patient showing bottle to doctors Click to view photo
    Color front shows man in yellow robe (recovered patient?); he is showing off bottle to group of men (who all look like doctors). Back has advertising text.

  54. Hunt's Remedy / Victorian Lady - ABC's of Society Click to view photo Click to view photo
    Color front shows Victorian lady in beautiful red dress. Caption reads "ABC's of Society - Compliments of the Hunt's Remedy Co". Back has advertising text, including picture of man beating skeleton with bottle.

  55. Indianapolis Brewing Co / 3 part front Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows 3 pictures: boy with bottle of Lieber's Ozotonic, topless angel with glass of beer, and little girl with 2 bottles.

  56. St Jacob's Oil / Metamorphic Click to view photo
    Multi-image metamorphic tradecard in a before-and-after format. The accompanying text is in verse.

  57. St Jacob's Oil / Victorian Lady Click to view photo
    Front shows color picture of fancily dressed Victorian lady in brown dress with pink flowers in her hat. Front reads "St Jacobs Oil, Conquers Pain". Back has advertising text.

  58. Dr. Jayne's Want any Dr. Jayne's cards that I don't already have, including:
    1. Dr. Jayne's / The Little Doctor Click to view photo
      Front is entitled "The Little Doctor" and shows color litho of little boying posing as a doctor with hat and cane. There is a bottle of medicine on a table.

    2. Dr. Jayne's Expectorant and Vermifuge / Girl in pink frock with dog

  59. Judson's Mountain Herb Pills / Knight with shield Click to view photo
    Color front show knight with shield shot by arrows, each labeled with a disease cured by the pills.

  60. The Keeley Institute / postcard showing institute Click to view photo
    Neat old card by the Keeley Institute in Carbondale Ill. They treated liquor, opium, nervous diease, and tobacco habit. Remedies were called Gold Cure and even has the prices of these items. Says endorsed by the US Government for soldiers and sailors. Dr. Leslie Keeleys produced the drug. Size of a postcard .

  61. Kickapoo Indian Remedies
    Front shows picture of Indians with horses crossing river. Back has advertising for some of the products like Kickapoo Indian Sagwa and others.

  62. Dr. Kilmer's
    There are 13 cards in the Dr Kilmer's series. Looking for the ones that I don't already have, especially these:
    1. Dr. Kilmer's Standard Herbal Remedies / Bottle & Man's Anatomy
      Front shows bottle labeled with man's anatomy. Drug store shelves in background are filled with Kilmer products. Top shows picture of Dr Kilmer and his factory. Referred to as the 13th card - the hardest to get of the 13 Kilmer cards.

    2. Dr Kilmer's Ocean Weed Heart Remedy / Click to view photo
      Color front shows view thru window of a sailboat. Also shows picture of heart. Back has graphic of heart with full advertising claims.

    3. Dr Kilmer's Indian Cough Cure Consumption Oil / Indian holding bottle plus kids on sled Click to view photo
      Color front shows procession of Indians with lead Indian holding up a bottle of the product - other picture on front shows kids on a sled.

  63. Lash's Bitters
    See related bottles and cards I already have.
    1. Lash's Bitters / Man dreaming of lady Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
      Folder card which opens to show what the grinning man is dreaming of: a happy dancing intoxicated half naked lady!

    2. Lash's Bitters / Man arguing at another Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
      Folder card which opens to show the advertisement and a lady undressing.

    3. Lash's Bitters / Couple by Couch Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
      Folder card which opens to show the advertisement on one side and a half dressed lady holding a bottle of Lash's on the other side.

    4. Lash's Bitters / Magic Mirror Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
      Joke which shows a Jack Ass in the mirror and says See ourselves as others see us.

    5. Lash's Bitters / 4 holes for feet Click to view photo
      Front shows lady pouring glassful from a bottle. There are four holes in card that you put your fingers thru to make them look like her feet (i.e. your knuckles look like her knees).

    6. Lash's Bitters / Black boy caught by duck thru fence Click to view photo
      Color front shows black boy caught in unfortunate situation. Caption reads "THE EARLY BIRD CATCHES THE WORM".

    7. Lash's Bitters / African King carried on barrel Click to view photo
      Color front shows black African king being carried on barrel.

    8. Lash's Bitters / Man Sleeping with Barrel Click to view photo
      Color front shows man sleeping with a barrel. Back shows large picture of bitters bottle and claims "... Sure Cure for Constipation, Indigestion, Billiousness, Dyspepsia, ...". Hilarious graphic, scarce, and one of the best Lash's cards.

    9. Lash's Bitters / The 5 Senses Click to view photo
      This humorous and risqué trade card shows five pictures SEEING, waiting for her lover; HEARING, listening for the doorbell; SMELLING, smelling the flowers; FEELING, petting; and TASTING, use your imagination. Reverse: Advertisement for Lash's Bitters Co.

    10. Lash's Bitters / Plane over New York City 1911 Click to view photo
      Color front shows old airplane flying over New York City in 1911. Bottle of product hanging from airplane. Postcard size.

    11. Lash Bitters / Boy on Scale Click to view photo
      B&W front shows little boy sitting on a big scale with caption "A Sure Weigh of Doing a Little Business on a Big Scale".

    12. Lash Bitters / Lady in Rain Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
      Slightly risque theme. Color front shows lady crossing street in the rain. She is holding umbrella and says "Oh dea I would like to see it clear up". Two nearby boys are playing dice under cover of a box. One boy replies "Gee it's a cinch. So would we." Back shows large color picture of labeled bottle.

    13. Lash's Bitters / Five Lessons in Chiropody Click to view photo
      A naughty trade card for Lash's Bitters. Shows 5 different shots of couple in bed at different times of night. Only there feet are shown, but suggestion about what they are doing is unmistakeable.

  64. Lawrence and Martin's Tolu / Lady drinking glass with bottle Click to view photo
    Trade Card is 3" by 4 3/8". Image is of elegant Victorian lady with fan, necklace, holding a wine glass full of product. Product bottle on table. All this in an oval frame in center. Bottom left has two men making product. Side right has blacks tapping trees to get product ingredients. Text is, "LAWRENCE AND MARTIN'S TOLU", over flowers on top of oval frame. Text below, "ROCK AND RYE THE GREAT CURE FOR COUGHS, COLDS AND CONSUMPTION AND ALL DISEASES OF THE THROAT AND LUNGS. ASK YOUR GROCER OR DRUGGIST FOR IT.". Small text in lower right border, "SHOMER & CAROUEVILLE LITH. CO. CHICAGO." Bottle on table in center has fully readable label, "TOLU ROCK AND RYE….."

  65. Lea & Perrins' Sauce - The Original "Worsestershire" / That's It
    Shows picture of well-to-do man at table getting ready to eat a steak, and the waiter has brought him a bottle of Lea & Perrins. Caption under front reads "That's It".

  66. Lemon-Cola / Bottle on Wagon Click to view photo
    Color blotter advertising Lemon-Kola. It states "Get on the Lemon-Kola Wagon."

  67. Magee Cod Liver Oil / Kids with boat and bottle Click to view photo
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  68. Malydor Injection / Sick Parrot Click to view photo
    Front shows parrot dripping from the beak saying "I with I had let those cats alone". Ad is for Malydor Injection (The Gentlemen's Friend) cure for Gonorrhoea and Gleet from Lancaster, Ohio. Retail ad is from Havercamp's Pharmacy in Muscatine, Iowa. Reverse has ad for the product.

  69. Mason & Pollard Pills / Box punching devils Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows box of product punching out devils labeled with the different ailments cured by product.

  70. Mathis Family Liniment / Couple holding bottle Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows man and wife - man is holding up bottle.

  71. McIlhenny's Tabasco Sauce / lady pouring bottle Click to view photo
    When the card is opened, the woman's arm with the bottle moves and she "pours" Tabasco sauce on her oysters. There is a 1900 calendar on the reverse of this 2"x 4 1/8" closed tradecard.

  72. McIlhenny's Tabasco Sauce / devil holding bottle Click to view photo
    McIlhenny's Original Tabasco Sauce. Depicts a fiery red devil holding a bottle of Tabasco and smaller devils harvesting the spicy chili peppers and carrying them on their pitchforks and depositing them into the bottle.

  73. Merchant's Gargling Oil - Old Lady with bottle Click to view photo
    B&W card shows old lady on front with caption "You see we have kept a bottle of GARGLING OIL LINIMENT in our pantry for the past twenty years. Wouldn't be without it!".

  74. Mexican Mustang Liniment / Girl healing puppy + large bottles Click to view photo
    Front color graphic shows little girl healing a bandaged sick puppy dog, other cute animals surrounding, and two large bottles of the product. Back has advertising text.

  75. Mexican Mustang Liniment / Jockey treating race horse Click to view photo
    Front color shows jockey treating race horse; large bottle in foreground.

  76. Meyer's Girondin / Pouring bottle on devils Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    James Meyer, Jr's Girondin Diptheria, Scarlet & Typhoid Fevers, etc. As the product in the bottle is being poured the demons (illness) are vanguished; the angels are smiling.

  77. Frank Miller's Harness Oil / Bottle and Cans of Product Click to view photo
    Color front shows how the bottles and cans of product are used.

  78. Montana: The Great American Cordial Bitters / Bottle Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    This card was issued by H. A. Chalvin, 100 Bleecker St., New York to advertise the "Montana Great American Cordial Bitters". The sie of this card is 5.0 X 3.1 inches.

  79. Moxie Soda / Couple Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Color front shows an embracing "couple in Victorian attire". Him in a suit and her in a pink "low cut dress". His one hand "grasps hers" while his other "touches her gently under her chin". The caption above the couple reads, "I Drink Moxie" (over the girl), and, "That's What I thought" (over the guy). At the base of the card the text reads, "Between The Two 'Tis Understood. That What They Want Is Something Good". Then below reads, "Moxie", along with the word "over", asking the reader to look at the reverse side. The name of the printer of this piece appears at the very bottom margin and reads, "The Diamond Litho. Pub.Co.- Minneapolis, Minn". Pictured on the reverse side is a rather extensive listing of all the beverages offered by the "Wm. Massolt Bottling Company". The list of drinks available include "Imperial Ginger Ale, Imperial Sarsaparilla, Imperial Club Soda, Imperial Reich's Quellen, Libby Mc Neal & Libby Beef Extract, Liebigs Beef Extract, Burnham's Clam Juice, Birch Beer, Cream Soda, Champagne Cider, Crab Cider, Sweet Apple Cider, Crystal Rock Lithia Water, Vichy Water, Union Star Gingerale, Root Beer, Lemon Soda, Orange Cider, Hard Cider, Golden Russet Cider, Seltzer's Brunnen, Waukesha Water", and of course, "Moxie Nerve Food". This appears right under "Wm. Massolt". Along pictured in each of the "four corners" of the card are lithographs of "four tiny bottles" which have readable labels. The bottle in the upper left corner is "Wm. Massolt Gingerale". The one in the upper right corner is "Sarsaparilla". The one in the lower left corner reads, "Siphon Seltzer" and finally the one in the lower right corner reads "Moxie". Within a circle it pictures, "a lithograph of a young boy wearing a white apron. In his left hand, he is holding a bottle and on his right shoulder, he is carrying a bottle case of "Moxie". This is clearly visible on the portion of the bottlecrate that faces forward. On the side of the crate, it says, "Wm.Massolt Bottling Company". Below the litho image of the boy, it reads, "Mineral Waters A. Specialty, Fresh From Springs". At the base of the card appears the address of the bottler as being, "126 & 128 Plymouth Ave.N., Minneapolis, Minn."

  80. Murray & Lanman Florida Water
    Looking to add any nice condition cards to complete my current set.
    Some of the cards I'm looking for:
    1. Murray & Lanman Florida Water / Lady watching soldiers Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
      The front depicts a woman looking at blue coat solders marching off to war, with the surrounding frame showing the notable events of the transcendental importance during the Civil War 1850 – 1875. It has the emancipation of slaves, the famous Monitor Ship, the invention of the telephone, and the fire fighting engine equipment of the time.

    2. Murray & Lanman Florida Water / Girl with coat of arms Click to view photo
      Color front shows lady in pink dress - below her is coat of arms. Large bottle pictured on front. Ad on back.

    3. Murray & Lanman Florida Water / Girl Holding Book - Cupid Click to view photo
      Color front shows beautiful woman with low-cut blue dress sitting in garden and holding a red book, there is a cupid statue in the background.

    4. Murray & Lanman Florida Water / Flowers of Paradise Click to view photo
      Color front shows pretty young maiden in foreground under an orange tree. There is a couple holding hands in the background.

    5. Murray & Lanman Florida Water / Health & Beauty Manual Click to view photo
      This is a great 12 page, advertising (trade card) booklet, for Florida Water Perfume. The booklet cover has two victorian ladies and cherubs on the front and a great picture of the bottle on the back. It contains all the beauty tips for great health, care of teeth, hair, hands, and colors.

  81. Mustang Liniment / Sick Horse and Circus Lady
    Front shows picture at circus with a sick horse and sick lady. Caption reads "Use Mustang Liniment and you will be all right in a day or two, so will your horse."

  82. Palmer's Extra Cologne / Frog riding Goose - bottle on cat-tail Click to view photo
    Color front shows frog riding a goose. Frog is holding a cat-tail plant with bottle hanging from it.

  83. Paine Druggist / Cherubs and product bottles Click to view photo
    Color front shows two cherubs with display of Paine products including Union Hair Restorative and Green Mountain Balm of Gilead.

  84. Parisian Sauce / Lady Columbia presenting bottle Click to view photo
    Trade card promoting PARISIAN SAUCE has it all: Miss Columbia draped in a patriotic garb, the Statue of Liberty, an eagle sitting on an American shield, schooners in NY harbor, and La Belle France sporting the French flag. Mayer, Merkel, & Ottmann Lithographers of NY did an excellent job in producing this 5 1/8” x 3 1/8” card with elaborate details and VIBRANT colors.

  85. Parker's Ginger Tonic / Man holding box warding off devils Click to view photo
    Sepiatone picture on front shows man holding up box of Parker's Ginger Tonic to chase away devils labeled cramps, dyspepsia, heartburn, ... Back has further advertising.

  86. Parson's Purgative Pills / Boxer knocking out competitors Click to view photo
    1886 B&W card with front showing a boxer, with body shaped like product, who has knocked out the competing products (also shaped like boxers with products as their bodies).

  87. Paul's Inks
    1. Paul's Inks / Cat and Dog Click to view photo
      Color front shows a dog sitting beside a puddle of spilled ink from a bottle of "OLD'S N.G. INKS" (N.G. = No Good). Cat sits beside a tipped over bottle of Paul's Inks. Center image is an ornate stand holding a bottle of Paul's Mucilage.

    2. Paul's Inks / Monkey and Bird Click to view photo
      Color front shows a cantankerous parrot sitting on a spilled bottle of "OLD'S N.G. INKS" (N.G. = No Good) . A monkey sits atop a bottle of Paul's Inks, and the monkey is tormenting the parrot by playing a cylinder on an Edison Talking Machine. Center image is an ornate stand holding a bottle of Paul's Mucilage.

    3. Paul's Inks / Black Man Banjo + Lady Red Dress Click to view photo
      Color front shows a beautifully gowned Victorian woman stepping in a puddle of ink that spilled from a bottle of "OLD'S N.G. INKS" (N.G. = No Good). Another image shows the "good" bottle of Paul's Inks, tipped on its side, atop which is perched a black minstrel strumming a banjo. Center image is an ornate stand holding a bottle of Paul's Mucilage.

  88. Peckham's Croup Remedy / Daughter giving bottle to mom Click to view photo
    Color front shows little girl giving dose from bottle to her mother.

  89. Dr. Perrin's Medicated Cubeb Cigarettes / People Smoking Click to view photo
    B&W front advertises "Smoke Dr. Perrin's Medicated Cubeb Cigarettes for Catarrh & c. / Sold by all Druggists / 25 cents per box".

  90. Perrine's Pure Barley Malt / Lady stamping bottle Click to view photo
    Women attaching the triangular authentication label to the Perrine bottles before packing them in the Malt Whiskey shipping crates. Back has testimonials from 3 doctors attesting to its effectiveness.

  91. Piso's Cure / Girl Reaching for Bottle Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    B&W front shows girl reaching for bottle. Back shows mom giving product to 3 year old.

  92. Plantation Sarsaparilla / Southern Bear Hunt Front Click to view photo
    Dramatic torch light scene of hunters cornering a ferociously fighting bear, copyright 1901, read has advertising for Van Vleet-Mansfield Drug. Co., Memphis, Tenn.

  93. Ponds Bitters / Old Man or Nude Women Click to view photo
    B&W front shows metamorphic image that from one angle looks like an old man and from another angle looks like nude women.

  94. Ponds Bitters / Dating Couple Click to view photo
    Color front shows couple on a date.

  95. Ponds Bitters / Kids going potty Click to view photo
    Color front shows lots of kids going potty.

  96. Ponds Bitters / Frog in sling Click to view photo
    Color front shows two frogs with bottle and one has arm in sling.

  97. Ponds Bitters / Billiards Click to view photo
    Color front shows two men playing billiards.

  98. Porter's Cough Balsam / Mothers with babies - boy playing marbles Click to view photo
    Color front two women with babies, bottle of product on table, and a boy playing marbles.

  99. Prickly Ash Bitters / Women giving spoonful to child Click to view photo
    Color front shows lady giving spoonful to child.

  100. Red Raven Splits / Nude Girl reaching for bottles Click to view photo
    Color front shows nude girl reaching for bottles on top of dresser. Caption reads "Papa has a headache".

  101. Reuter's Life Syrup / Metamorphic before-after of couple Before Click to view photo After Click to view photo
    Pictured is Mr./Mrs. Peter Livingston, of No. 21 Camden Place, NY as they appeared in very ill health for some years. Finally, they learned of Life Syrup thru friends (member of the faculty of Bellevue Hospital). Open card and the "new Livingstons" come into view--robust and VERY attractive. (After using 2 bottles of No. 1 and 8 bottles of No. 2!!!!) This Syrup cures sores, scrofula, herpes, syphilis and the worst "humors" (it must be a typo--for "tumors"). The bragging continues with, "safe for Infants and powerful enought for the strongest man"! Dr. John Reuter signed the testimonial, NY, 1/9/1880

  102. Rex Bitters / Multiplier Dial Click to view photo
    This mechanical tradecard advertises Rex Bitters and is in the form of a multiplication calculator. The Rex Lightning Multiplier calculates all products from 1x1 to 25x25. The wheel features an image of the Rex Bitters Bottle and rotates on its original metal grommet. 4 3/4" in diameter (excluding the tab at the top) - directions for using the multiplier are on the reverse.

  103. Rex Bitters / Lobster and Woman in bed Click to view photo
    Die cut with color front showing woman and lobster in bed with product bottle to side. Back has advertising text.

  104. Rex Bitters / Heart Trouble Click to view photo
    Front is B&W picture showing Victorian lady with gown pulled up over her naked breasts while doctor listens to her heart. Entitled "Heart Trouble" on front. Back has advertising text for Rex Bitters Co. Incorporated. Chicago: 1532 Michigan Ave. Phone Calumet 2882.

  105. Rheinstrom Bitters Click to view photo
    Color front shows picture of bottle and box. Blank back. Heavy stock paper.

  106. Rising Sun Stove Polish / Factory Booklet 1st Click to view photo 2nd Click to view photo 3rd Click to view photo
    Four panel fold over card.

  107. Ross's Royal Belfast Ginger Ale / Uncle Sam and royalty Click to view photo
    B&W card showing Uncle Sam sitting at table with royalty. Back explains how product exported Britain to U.S.

  108. Rough On Rats / Chinaman eating rat Click to view photo
    The rarest and best Rough On Rats trade card. This very anti-Chinese card uses the slogan "They Must Go" to refer to vermin and the Chinese. At the same time identifying the Chinese with rats and roaches and showing a Chinaman eating a rat on top of it all! Litho'd by Forbes of Boston this card measures 7 x 5.

    Click to view photo
    and here is a B&W version of the same card.

  109. Rough On Pain / Mother holding baby Click to view photo
    Trade card for ROUGH ON PAIN, another product brought to you by the maker of ROUGH ON RATS, E.S. Wells, Jersey City, NJ. Front litho shows mother holding baby with plaster on its back. Litho'd by Mayer, Merkel & Ottmann, NY.

  110. Rough On Coughs / Grandma with girl in lap Click to view photo
    Trade card for ROUGH ON COUGHS, another product brought to you by the maker of ROUGH ON RATS, E.S. Wells, Jersey City, NJ. Front litho shows grandmother giving spoonful of medicine to grandchild. Litho'd by Mayer, Merkel & Ottmann, NY.

  111. Sandaline / Elephants and worker making product Click to view photo
    3 color stone lithographic illustration on one side of Dr. Gounod's Hacienda Labratory in the East Indies where "Sandaline" is being made. The picture shows the whole process from natives cutting branches off trees to an elephant-powered grinding wheel and a brew being boiled up and bottled. Testimonials on back.

  112. Shiloh's Consumption Cure / Pleasure Steamer Shiloh Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Front shows picture of the pleasure steamer "Shiloh" on Silver Lake, NY. Front partly reads "Shiloh's Consumption Cure for Coughs, Colds". Back has advertising text with 16 reasons why you should use Shiloh's Remedies.
    See matching bottle.

  113. Dr. Siegert Angostura Bitters / Do you mix drinks? Click to view photo
    Actually a notepad - not a card. Front shows bottle, back shows nude lady with caption "Gentlemen! Do You Mix Drinks? Inquire Within.". Circa 1901.

  114. Sunny Brook Whiskey / Factory Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Front shows the 'Inspector' holding a bottle of Sunny Brook - The Pure Food Whiskey. On the back is a nice view of the distillery in Louisville, Ky.

  115. Taylor's Cologne / Mermaids Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Victorian trade card with advertising for "TAYLOR'S PREMIUM COLOGNE". Pictured on the image side is a fantasy view of an ocean scene. In the water are two mermaids pulling a large shell containing a bottle of Taylors Cologne. Printed in tiny lettering along the lower edge is: "LITH. A. HOEN & CO. BALTIMORE, MD." Printing on the reverse includes "TAYLOR'S PREMIUM COLOGNE - FOR SALE BY DRUGGISTS AND FNACY GOODS DEALERS - Use Taylor's Cherokee Remedy of Sweet Gum and Mullein, for Coughs, Croup, Whooping Cough and Colds, a single vegetable remedy scientifically combined of the Sweet Gum of our Swamps and the Mullein Plant of the old fields. WALTER A. TAYLOR - Manufacturing Chemist and Perfumer, Atlanta, Georgia - FOR SALE BY J.D. Brownlee, New Orleans, La."

  116. Dr. Thompson's Eye Water / Doctor with Girl Click to view photo
    Tradecard advertising Dr. Isaac Thompson's Eye Water "for all complaints of the eyes."

  117. Upton's Liquid Fish Glue / Brownies making glue in pot Click to view photo
    Color front shows brownies fetching fish from lake and putting them in a boiling pot to make glue. Bottle of product below pot.

  118. Warner's Tippecanoe / Indians in Canoe Click to view photo
    Front shows colorful scene of Indians going downstream in a canoe. Some of the advertising on front reads "After using our Tippecanoe you will use no nostrums nor preparations called Bitters". Back is blank.

  119. Watch Dog Safe / Puppy on front of safe Click to view photo

  120. Wichert's Pure Preparations, Choice Pickles / Uncle Sam and Columbia eating oysters at a table with their condiments Click to view photo
    See pic.

  121. Wood's Flavoring Extracts / Large bottle and box Click to view photo
    Color front shows large picture of bottle and box.

  122. Wright's Indian Pills / Doctor and healed man Click to view photo
    Front shows doctor examining product, while healed man relaxes in chair. Back shelf is apparently full with bottles of other products that failed.

  123. Wright's Indian Pills / Columbia and World-Head Click to view photo
    Front shows lady Columbia present box to man with world globe as his head. Copyright 1877.

  124. X-Ray Pepsin Kola and Celery Bitters / Risque Clover Click to view photo
    Color front shows four leaf clover with progression of couples feet from meeting to bed.


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