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Posted 3 years ago

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The first two image show a great little labeled version that was sold on Ebay back in 2008. The label read;
PROF. DEAN’S
King Cactus Oil
Company
HEALING OIL LINIMENT
DIRECTIONS.
Apply freely, two or three time a day to all open wounds. Use a sponge when necessary. For Burns, Swellings, and Lameness apply freely and dab gently. In case of Rheumatism saturate a flannel cloth and lay on the affected parts.
Manufactured by
PROF. DEAN’S
King Cactus Oil
Company
Clinton, Iowa

I discovered an advertisement from The Pharmaceutical era, Volume 38 printed on Nov. 7, 1907 that listed 5 different sizes. They cost $.15, $.50, $1.00, $3.00, and $5.00 I know of only three; the small rectangular bottle above which I believe to be 5.125" tall cost $.15, 6.375" round, and a 9.5" round. All three came in either clear or amber glass.
The third image shows the embossing on the amber 9.5" round, and the fourth an amber rectangle 5.125" tall. All amber bottles are scarce to rare. Full-labeled bottles are exceptionally rare. If you know of any other variations please contact me.

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  1. TheGateKeeper TheGateKeeper, 3 years ago
    Love your enthusiasm and attention to detail. Great history lesson.

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