Great 1919 Partola Mint Candy Laxative Tin "The Doctor in Candy Form"
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Great 1919 Partola Mint Candy Laxative Tin "The Doctor in Candy Form"

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ARTIFACT: Great 1919 Partola Mint Candy Laxative Tin. "The Doctor in Candy Form". The cream colored painted tin reads: "DELICIOUS – EFFECTIVE – GOOD FOR ALL – AN AID TO GOOD HEALTH – PARTOLA – THE DOCTOR IN CANDY FORM – THE IDEAL MINT CANDY LAXATIVE $1.00" "Partola causes no pain or griping an ideal purifier No. 9291 The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act of Canada". "Directions eat 2 candies at bedtime. People confined to bed should eat 3, infants 1/3 to ½ candy crushed in milk, children ½ to 1 candy this superior laxative and ideal purifying candy is most pleasant and effective for young and old", "THIS BOX CONTAINS 80 TABLETS". One side shows a figure, a candy man, with a disc for a torso that reads: "PARTOLA" and beneath him, "THE DOCTOR IN CANDY FORM"

VINTAGE: Circa early 1919

SIZE: Approximately 3 ¼" x 1 7/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Painted tin.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: "DISTRIBUTED AND GUARANTEED BY PARTOLA PRODUCTS CO. CHICAGO, ILL. U. S. A.", "ACME CAPCO CHINA", "REG. U. S. PAT. OFF. THE DOCTOR IN CANDY FROM MADE IN U. S. A.", "No. 9291 The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act of Canada"

ITEM NOTES: This is from an advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MDX15 LBHX6/15 SLBCX4/16 SLAHX7/16

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine—Excellent): The tin shows minor to moderate use/storage wear, nearly all the painted details remain intact,

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.