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Check out this sweet vintage 1940's glass pharmacy bottle that used to hold Vapure, which was an inhalant used for relieving discomfort associated with the common cold, including nasal congestion. The bottle is empty and comes with it's original label and black plastic screw on cap. A perfect addition to your cabinet of curiosities!

Front of Label Reads:

"Vapure. A Rexall Product. 2 FL. Ozs. D450. Contains Menthol, Oils Lavender, Linaloe, Pennyroyal, Peppermint, Acetone and Chlorthymol.

Directions: Place a few drops on a folded cloth. Allow to evaporate for about one-half minute, then inhale gently, gradually deepening the inhalations. Repeat frequently. Because of the great strength of this preparation it is not recommended for very young children or infants. Keep away from contact with the eyes. 6175.

United Drug Co. Boston - St. Louis, U.S.A."

Note: Gator head is not included.

Measurements: 4 15/16" Tall x 1.75" Wide x 1 1/8" Thick.

Item Condition: Bottle is in good vintage condition. Has a small chip in the glass on the right side of the bottle. Label shows some slight signs of wear (yellowing, some soilage, etc) yet remains fully intact and is in incredible shape considering its age!

Shipping - Sometimes it can be a bit tricky accurately determining shipping costs, especially when shipping internationally. In the event we find that we overcharged you once the item has been shipped we will immediately refund all shipping overage charges in excess of $2.

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Vintage 1940's Vapure Cold Medicine Pharmacy Bottle - United Drug Company


  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Materials: glass, paper
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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