Hexylresorcinol Sucrets Tin

Hexylresorcinol Sucrets Tin

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Hexylresorcinol Sucrets Tin
Hexylresorcinol Sucrets Tin
Hexylresorcinol Sucrets Tin

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A very early "sucrets" tin using the chemical name of "Hexylresorcinol" for the active ingredient "Trochisci Hexylresorcinolis".  This was produced by Sharp & Dohme of Philadelphia and Baltimore.  They were in business from 1845 to 1953 when they merged with Merck & Company and became known as Merck Sharp & Dohme outside the US.   Merck, a German company, could now sell and market it drugs in the US under its own name.  They are now one of the top 5 pharmarceutical companies in the world.  This tin of sucrets originally sold for $0.25 as marked on the bottom of the tin.  It is in excellent condition with no wear, scrapes or tarnishing.

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Item Details:

  • Reference #
  • 1904132
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Advertising
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • late 1800's
  • Country of Origin
  • USA
  • Dimensions
  • Width: 3.25 inches
  • Height: 2.5 inches
  • Depth: 0.75 inch
  • Weight: 0 pound
  • Condition
  • excellent

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