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Alexander Graham Bell, inventor, telephone
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1959 JOHN HANCOCK INSURANCE AD WITH ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL, shown with a candlestick telephone, "He made a magic wire talk your language ...", there is more margin than is shown on my scan, 10 1/4" x 13 1/2", excellent condition     #HS27890   US  $7.00

SAME AS ABOVE, 6 1/4" x 9 3/4", very good to excellent condition with a small and light stain on the bottom right corner which can easily be cropped, matted or framed out    #HS27890b    $5.00

Woodrow Wilson, U. S. president, World War I, wwi,
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1952 JOHN HANCOCK INSURANCE AD WITH WOODROW WILSON, "He gave the world a dream of peace ...", there is more margin than is shown on my scan, 10 1/4" x 13 1/2", excellent condition     #HS27839   US  $5.00

#HS27892
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1952 JOHN HANCOCK INSURANCE AD WITH BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, shown with Franklin stove and black cat,  "His flavor was early American ...", there is more margin than is shown on my scan, 10 1/4" x 13 1/2", excellent condition with a small smudge mark from the printing process in the text (still all very readable)     #HS27892   US  $5.00
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#HS27893
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1950 JOHN HANCOCK INSURANCE AD WITH LUTHER BURBANK, shown with Franklin stove and black cat, Stahl illustration,  "He found a secret in the flowering earth ...", there is more margin than is shown on my scan, 10 1/4" x 13 1/2", excellent condition     #HS27893   US  $6.50
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#HS27894

1950 JOHN HANCOCK INSURANCE AD WITH GEORGE WASHINGTON GOETHALS, Panama Canal builder,  "He split a mountain to let progress through ...", there is more margin than is shown on my scan, 10 1/4" x 13 1/2", good condition, with a tiny hole in the text     #HS27894   US  $2.50
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1950 JOHN HANCOCK INSURANCE AD WITH HORATIO ALGER, "His pen inspired a nation's boys ...", there is more margin than is shown on my scan, 10 1/4" x 13 1/2", excellent condition     #LT27895   US  $5.00.
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1940's CIGARETTE OR CANDY TIN WITH COLONIAL (YOUNG GEORGE WASHINGTON?) AND FOXHOUND OR HARRIER, looks like Mt Vernon in the background, I am not certain of the vintage on this, 3 7/8" x 3 7/8" x 1", very good to fine condition with a rust spot and some scratches on the top, some minor scratches and wear elsewhere    #HD28188    $12.00
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CUSTER'S LAST CHARGE, 1895 bookplate illustration by collectible illustrator Frederic Remington, page is 5 3/4"x 8 3/4", near mint condition, but because there are many figures in the small picture the picture looks a bit confused    #Ci28333    $28.00
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1951 MEBARAL EPILEPSY DRUG AD featuring VINCENT VANGOGH, "EPILEPTIC MEN OF GENIUS", on thicker glossy paper, 8" X 11 1/4", excellent condition but not as sharp or as white as my scan - looks more like newspaper printing and the page is slightly yellowed    #MD28523a    $15.00  ....    SOLD
 

SIMILAR TO ABOVE, 1950 MEBARAL EPILEPSY DRUG AD featuring VINCENT VANGOGH, "EPILEPTIC MEN OF GENIUS", but smaller and in blue rather than red, it is also sharp like the scan above, 5 1/4' x 7 1/2", near mint condition     #MD28523b

SIMILAR TO ABOVE, 1950 MEBARAL EPILEPSY DRUG AD featuring French composer ARTHUR WELLESLEY WELLINGTON THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON, "EPILEPTIC MEN OF GENIUS", 8" x 11 1/4", fine condition with light yellowing of page, light crease on top right corner     #MD28523d    $9.50....    SOLD

SIMILAR TO ABOVE, 1951 MEBARAL EPILEPSY DRUG AD featuring English poet ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE, "EPILEPTIC MEN OF GENIUS", 8" x 10 1/2", fine condition with light yellowing of page, and some foxing (spotting from aging) along the top edge that can be matted, cropped or framed out without losing the margins     #MD28523f    $8.50....    SOLD

SIMILAR TO ABOVE, 1951 MEBARAL PSYCHONEUROSIS DRUG AD featuring NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, "PSYCHONEUROTIC MEN OF GENIUS", on thicker glossy paper, 8" X 11 1/4", excellent condition but not as sharp or as white as my scan - looks more like newspaper printing and the page is slightly yellowed, there is a stray mark from the printing process on Nathaniel's forehead which detracts a little, feel free to ask for a scan   #MD28523g    $15.00

SIMILAR TO ABOVE, 1952 MEBARAL PSYCHONEUROSIS DRUG AD featuring CHARLES DICKENS, "PSYCHONEUROTIC MEN OF GENIUS", illustration of pickpocket from Oliver Twist with very small portrait of Dickens inset, 8" X 11 1/4", excellent condition with some stray marks from the printing process     #MD28523h    $15.00....
 
 
 


 

1957 SCHERING TRILAFON TRANQUILIZER DRUG AD WITH ILLUSTRATION OF ROBESPIERRE, ad supposes that if tranquilizers had been available in Robespierre's time the  French Revolution's Reign of Terror would not have been so bloody, reverse has ad text about Trilafon, on light card stock, 8" x 11 1/4', excellent condition with some smudging of the ink from the printing process on the bottom of the ad    #MD28595    $15.00    SOLD
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SIMILAR TO ABOVE, 1957 SCHERING TRILAFON TRANQUILIZER DRUG AD WITH ILLUSTRATION OF ALESSANDRO CAGLIOSTRO of 18th century Palermo, ad supposes that if tranquilizers had been available in his time his gifts might have been used to the benefit of society, reverse has ad text about Trilafon, on light card stock, 8" x 11 1/4', excellent condition with a tight left margin (that is how it was printed)   #MD28595d    $10.00....


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1942  WYETH PHARMACEUTICAL AD FEATURING IVAN PAVLOV AND ONE OF HIS DOGS, on light card stock, 8" x 11 1/4", excellent condition    #MD28067    $12.00....

#MD28538 1942  WYETH PHARMACEUTICAL AD FEATURING WILLIAM CONRAD ROENTGEN, same format as the Pavlov/Wyeth ad above, on light card stock, 8" x 11 1/4", fine condition with light soiling around the edges which can easily be matted, cropped or framed out    #MD28538    $12.00....

#MD28539 1946  WYETH PHARMACEUTICAL AD FEATURING OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES (1809 - 1894) presenting his celebrated essay on Puerperal Fever, illustration by Dean Cornwell, same format as the Proctor/Wyeth ad above, 8" x 11 1/4", good condition with a light blob stray mark from the printing process in the text area, a bump on the top left corner and light foxing and wear on the right edge that can be matted, framed or cropped out    #MD28539    $5.00....


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1946 MARIE CURIE AND PIERRE CURIE IN SKLAR MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS AD, SHOWING SHELDON'S HEMILAMINECTOMY RETRACTOR, 8" x 11 1/4", near mint condition    #MD28589    #12.00....

#MD28608 1946 WILHELM KONRAD ROENTGEN IN SKLAR MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS AD, SHOWING PHANEUP'S UTERINE ARTERY FORCEPS, 8" x 11 1/4", good  condition some light soiling including a stain between the 2 handles of the forceps    #MD28608    $8.00....


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1959 WALLACE LABORATORIES MILPATH DRUG (for ulcers and gastro-intestinal problems) AD WITH ILLUSTRATION OF IVAN PAVLOV and a description of his work, 8" x 11 1/4", near mint condition    #MD28601    $7.50....    SOLD

#MD28932 1944 LILLY "BUY WAR BONDS" AD FEATURING JOHN QUINCY ADAMS, with illustration of Adams, black & white, 8" x 11 1/4", excellent condition    #MD28932    $8.00
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#MD28933 1944 MERRELL "PRESCRIBE WAR BONDS FOR YOUR PATIENTS AND FRIENDS" AD, "DOCTOR-PATRIOTS" series featuring LYMAN HALL (signer of the Declaration of Independence), with small illustration portrait of Hall, black & white, 8" x 11 1/4", excellent condition    #MD28933    $8.00

1943 MERRELL "PRESCRIBE WAR BONDS FOR YOUR PATIENTS AND FRIENDS" AD, "DOCTOR-PATRIOTS" series featuring BENJAMIN BUSH (signer of the Declaration of Independence), with small illustration portrait of Bush, black & white, 8" x 11 1/4", excellent condition    #MD28933b    $8.00
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1947 WYETH PHOSPHALJEL AD featuring writer THOMAS CARLYLE, "His ulcer symptoms were ascribed to a nasty disposition", 8" X 11 1/4", excellent condition with some stray marks from the printing process     #MD28928    $12.00

vintage Thoroughbred horse racing, Kentucky Derby
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HARD-TO-FIND 1951 PM WHISKEY (PLEASANT MOMENTS) AD WITH HAROLD VON SCHMIDT ILLUSTRATION OF THE 1938 RACE OF SEABISCUIT VS WAR ADMIRAL, 10 1/4" x 14", excellent to fine condition with a slight pinch in the paper on the left margin, also a tear on the bottom margin that does not really come near the printed area of the ad, nothing that really detracts    #SP28326    $42.00
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