VINTAGE DR. R. SCHIFFMANN'S ASTHMADOR POWDER, METAL TIN
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Sold Date: 07/17/2008
Channel: Online Auction
IS A VINTAGE TIN OF Dr. R. Schiffmann's Asthmador designed to relieve the distress of Bronchial Asthmatic Paroxysms.CONDITION: VERY OLD but in excellent condition considering its age. Measures 2 1/8" by 1 1/4" and stands 3 1/2" in height. It has a small little nick on the front above the name ASTHMADOR. Please check picture as it is not a big deal. Not much rust on this collectible tin! Nice... Front, back and bottom are in very good condition. The top is showing hardly any signs of any rusting- look at pictures. THIS 3 OUNCE TIN still contains about 75 % of the can's original product . ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Stramonium, Belladonna TOTAL ALKALOIDS: 0.2781% According to the label, "To relieve the distress of Bronchial Asthmatic Paroxysms" TO BE BURNED AND INHALED ONLY PRICE SIXTY-FIVE CENTS Directions on can reads: Put one-half to one teaspoonful of the power on a plate or saucer. Ignite powder (allow sulphur to burn off match before lighting) and inhale the arising vapor or smoke into the lungs. This was an Over-the-counter medicine. No longer intended for MEDICAL use! MANUFACTURED ONLY BY: R. SCHIFFMANN CO. out of LOS ANGELES, CALIF. USA It has the stamped signature on the side panel of the metal tin. Auction starts at $10.00 shipping is $5.50 Thank you for looking, good luck, and please check out my other auctions.
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