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Merchant’s Gargling Oil

Date: 1870 - 1890 | Identifier: LL02.
Advertisement for Merchant’s Gargling Oil. The heads of three horses (black, white, and brown) are shown drinking from a watering trough. On a wall is a sign offering a $1,000 reward for the proof of a better liniment for people or animals than this oil or a better worm remedy that Merchant’s Worm Tablets. Manufactured by Merchant’s Gargling Oil Co., Lockport, NY, “John Hodge, Sec’y”. Also shows a leafy branch. On the back is an advertisement for J.D. Larkin & Co’s Boraxine which is “Pleasant for the hands” and “Cheaper than soap”. It costs $0.10 for a pound package. more...