VINTAGE DR. R. SCHIFFMANN'S ASTHMADOR POWDER, METAL TIN

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 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.

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