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3 Variations of Dr. Kilmer's Swamp Root

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Recent activity20435 of 111008James Clew Brass and Crystal Decanter Lamp3 Loetz Cobalt Papillon vases w/ 9 Handles circa 1900-1918
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Posted 2 years ago

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eccentric1
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These are three different bottles that all held Dr. Kilmer's Swamp Root Kidney, Liver and Bladder Cure. The cylindrical bottle in the center was a sample given to potential customers.

The 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act banned the use of the word "cure" on bottles or in advertising in the U.S.unless the seller proved the claim in a clinical environment. I am not sure any did. These three, along with others you may find in your travels that use the word cure are at least 106 years old. Good rule of thumb!

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  1. eccentric1 eccentric1, 2 years ago
    Thanks packrat-place for your appreciation.

    Please forgive my slowness, I am just catching on to site etiquette.

    e1
  2. Yuko Yuko, 2 years ago
    Bottles that are stamped on the glass or the name of the manufacturer remedy I find the most beautiful.
    The bottles I like your picture.
    Yuko
  3. eccentric1 eccentric1, 2 years ago
    Thanks very much adkmetalman and Yuko!
  4. eccentric1 eccentric1, 2 years ago
    Thanks to miKKoChristmas11,stonesfan1,toolate2, and scandinavian_pieces !

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