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Dr. Martel’s Pills

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1920’s Packaging for “Female” pills.

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Description

Earlier renditions of this product included “Female” as part of the name and label. This package dates to the 1920s, either the company was trying to expand it’s clientele and claims for use or “Female Pills” were falling out of fashion.. The medicine was originally touted as a remedy for disturbances of the menstrual functions.

The package side informs of the “New Style” of packaging. Adopted Aug. 27th 1920. This medicine was put up by the French Drug Co. of New York. Although clealry theur marketing intent was to give the product an air of foreign superiority by featuring the flag of France and incorporating very ornate graphics. The bottom of the package features an actual red wax seal bearing the initials of the company and small red ribbon.

2.5 x 2 x 1.25 inches

Additional information

Weight .5 kg
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 10 cm