Vtg Advertising Hand Fan 666 Cold Malaria Cure C1920s Roberts Monticello Drug Co
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Vtg Advertising Hand Fan 666 Cold Malaria Cure C1920s Roberts Monticello Drug Co:
Vintage Antique Advertising paper boardHAND FAN with WOOD Handle- "666 Medication" - Fever, Cold, Malaria Cure - Tonic- by: Roberts Remedies - Monticello Drug Co. - c1900's to early 40's - Deep South Remedy - Company still exists in 4th generation! - main ingredient Quinine - VGC
Dimensions: 11 1/4 inches tall (7 1/4 inches tall without handle) x 6 3/4 inches wide.
Condition: Good pre-owned vintage/antique. No tears, no creases, some age discolouration, wood handle has crack, almost no edge wear. 666 medication advertising hand fan, made from paper board, stapled to wooden handle. Litho'd by URC (UR COLSON CO). 666 liquid - tablets - salve - nose drops. Main ingredient quinine! Endorsement by Archbishop JJ Higgs D.D. Church of Christ Episcopal.
Invented and patented by Tharp Spencer Roberts in Georgia who purchased the Monticello Drugstore in Florida which became Monticello Drug Company which still exists today under the direction of the 4th generation of Roberts! 666 cold tablets are still sold! The 666 range of treatments were best sellers.
Neat litho graphics in colour. Will cure sunburn, colds, malaria, biliousness and more! Children marching band holding medication bottles. Front has yellow background with rosy cheeked baby singing a 666 Carol along with song birds, the "666 quartet" of medications displayed below. Great vintage advertising ephemera!
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