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Vintage Armour & Company Ad (ca. 1892): A vintage Armour & Company True Tonic Ad from The Druggists Circular and Chemical Gazette

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A True Tonic Effect

...Is obtained by the use of pepsin to assist weakened digestive organs, -- a more rational course than to overtax them by stimulating the appetite. Armour's pepsin tablets (3 grains each) are pure pepsin of exceptional power and agreeable odor and taste. Prices Furnished.

Armour & Company Chicago. ...

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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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