Rare 1890's Lash's Bitters "Puzzle Card" Advertisement Show a Ruffian Turning into a Dandy
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Rare 1890's Lash's Bitters "Puzzle Card" Advertisement Show a Ruffian Turning into a Dandy

Code: advs00005lbp

$55.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Rare 1890's Lash's Bitters "Puzzle Card" advertisement showing a Ruffian turning into a dandy. The front shows a bald and bearded, frowny man and as you open the first flap, he is wearing a tophat and monocle. When you fold the bottom flap down a clean shaven, smiling chap is revealed and it reads: "TRY LASH'S BITTERS" along the bottom. The reverse reads: "LASH'S KIDNEY AND LIVER BITTERS", "The Most Effective Remedy In Use For: Headache, Backache, Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Dyspepsia, Constipation, Malaria, and all affection of the Kidneys and Liver.", "SOLD EVERYWHERE"

VINTAGE: Circa 1890's

SIZE: Approximately 5-1/2" x 1-1/2" (open); 2-3/4" x 1-1/2" (closed)

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Lithograph, cardstock

ATTACHMENT: N/A

MARKINGS: "H 659"

ITEM NOTES: This is from an advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VEX16 LEEX10/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The puzzle card shows minor wear, light soiling, colors remain bright, overall excellent condition.

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