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Vintage J. J. Fleck Ad (ca. 1892): A vintage J. J. Fleck German Easter Egg Dyes Ad from The Druggists Circular and Chemical Gazette

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German Easter Egg Dyes

...4 Colors for 5 Cents. Two assortments of colors and English and German window hangers in each outfit. More and better colors for the price than others.

Easy to Use. Bright Colors, Large Profits, Best Sellers.

Manufactured by J. J. Flek, Tiffin, Ohio,...

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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. 

As a complimentary service, RXinsider provides FREE, high-resolution downloads of many vintage pharmacy ads and imagery. Simply complete the form on the following webpage, and you will be presented with a download button to download the files for printing and framing in a .zip file.