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Vintage A.H. Wirz Ad (ca. 1892): A vintage A.H. Wirz Ad from The Druggists Circular and Chemical Gazette

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A.H. Wirz

...Bottle stoppers for cork and screw neck, liquid and powder bottles.

Our new style caps need not be removed.

Collapsible tubes for colors, ointments, pastes, varnishes, lithographic and printing inks, and perfumes, any length and diameter.

Pill Machines, to run by hand or steam power; for round, oval or lentil shaped pills of any size. Our power machines turn out 300,000 pills per day of ten hours.

A.H. Wirz, 913,915,917, Cherry St., Philadelphia, Pa. ...

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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.