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Vintage Davidson Rubber Co. Ad (ca. 1892): A vintage Davidson Rubber Co., Delano Oil Atomizer Ad from The Druggists Circular and Chemical Gazette


The Delano Oil Atomizer No. 549

...This atomizer is designed for atomizing oil,vaseline, fluid cosmoline, albolene, benzoinol, glymol, etc., etc. The treatment of inflammation of the nose and throat with oil, vaseline or some of its modifications as given above, is universally established and is generally regarded as the best method of treating these complaints. 

Z. Delano, Boston, Mass....

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Promotional trading cards of all types were popular during the Victorian era (soap, tonics, sewing machines, shirts, hats, etc.), and patent medicines were no exception. People would collect and trade these trading cards. Manufactures of patent medicines would design and print these cards, then provide them as promotional giveaways to the drug stores that carried their patent medicines. Many cards have survived and the artwork in many cases is magnificent. 

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