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Vintage New York and Chicago Chemical Co. Ad (ca. 1892): A vintage Golden Scale Pepsin Ad from The Druggists Circular and Chemical Gazette

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Golden Scale Pepsin

...There is no other pepsin that so thoroughly fulfills all the requirements of a pure soluble pepsin as Golden Scale Pepsin. The immediate, rapid and careful manipulation of absolutely fresh raw material, enables us to produce digestive ferments unequalled in activity and desirable physical characteristics.

New York and Chicago Chemical Co.

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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.