Merchant's Gargling Oil Victorian Trade Cards
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List of trade cards:
- Merchant's Gargling Oil / Darwin Ape
Color front shows ape with bottle of product.
Caption reads "If I am Darwin's Grandpapa, it follows don't you see,
that what is good for man and beast, is doubly good for me."
There is also a $1,000 reward for proof of a better liniment.
The reverse side has advertising with a list of ailments to be treated by the product.
- Merchant's Gargling Oil / White Horse
Color front shows Arabian white horse being treated with product.
Advertising says "$1,000 reward for the proof of the existence of a
better liniment for human and animal flesh ...".
Very good condition.
- Merchant's Gargling Oil / Lady inside Horseshoe
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Front has picture of lady with long flowing hair, she's looking through a horseshoe.
Horseshoe reads "Merchant's Gargling Oil, A Liniment for Man & Beast".
More advertising at bottom of front about what the oil is good for.
Back has merchant ad for boots, shoes, and hats.
- Merchant's Gargling Oil / Horse inside Horseshoe
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Front has picture of horse head inside a horseshoe.
Variation of the card above where woman is pictured inside the horseshoe.
Near mint condition.
- Merchant's Gargling Oil / Donkey kicking Man with Bat
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Front has color picture of man with bat being kicked by a tied up donkey.
Front entitled "Gargling Oil Liniment, For Man & Beast" then goes on with
advertising. Back has ad for John Hawkes, Watchmaker, Jeweler and Engraver.
- Merchant's Gargling Oil / Man whispering to Wife
Front has color picture of husband whispering to sick wife with caption
"and he whispered in her ear something sweet for her to hear said he
'Try Gargling Oil!'".
Back has ad for Allen's Cigars.
Front looks perfect except for slight trimming of top and bottom edges.
Back has crease (that is not visible on front). Overall is in
very nice condition.
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