Vintage Lot of PUREPAC Corporation, Apothecary and Pharmaceuticals, Made in New York, NY
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We have for sale a lot of 3 vintage pharmacopeia products for dry skin, cough suppressant and a suppository. The bottles are full or nearly full and will be shipped protectively. FOR DISPLAY ONLY. Shelf life is likely long expired and contents should not be considered usable as originally intended and marketed.
A wonderful collector set for home, boutique or business.
Flemex: “For Cough Due To Colds”. 4 FL OZS
Purepac Glycerin: “Relief of chapped hands”. 2 FL OZS
Purepac glycerin suppositories: “For infants and young children”. 12 Count
*** These are being sold as a DISPLAY ITEM ONLY not for Consumption ***
Arthur J. Kinsman, who was born in New York, founded the Purepac concern in 1929 and built it into a nationally known pharmaceutical house. He retired in 1959 and was a veteran of WWI. He died in New York on June 12, 1964.
Mr. Kinsman, who lived in Essex House in New York and Beverly Hills, Calif., was long a trustee of Columbia University's College of Pharmacy. In 1944 he gave the school a fully equipped apothecary's shop like those of the eighteen‐eighties, complete with prescription counter, ointment jugs, iron mortars and shelves of the patent medicines of the era. It was installed as a permanent teaching exhibit.
Circa: Consistent with 1920s – 1940s
Marked: as noted. Please see all photos as they are part of the description
Measures: tallest bottle (Flemex)is 6 1/4” high. Smallest container (suppositories) is 4” high.
Condition: Very Good vintage condition. All labels are in new condition. Boxes show minimal wear. Please see all photographs as they are part of the description.
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