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This little box at one time held throat lozenges. The main ingredients used in the lozenges were: Linseed, Licorice and Chloroform, etc. The box is in nice condition for its age. The inside box slides in and out very nicely. It measures: 2-1/4” x 1-1/2” x 3/4".

William Mearig, who died in 1951, Known for his Mearig Throat Lozenges, which were sold at Kauffman's Hardware in a building that still stands adjacent to the cemetery, Mearig worked as a tin smith, clerk, and realtor and sold wood to furniture makers before training to sell products to apothecary stores. He was a representative for the democratic party and served as postmaster in New Holland for 11 years.

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Vintage Mearig Throat Lozenges Box, New Holland, PA - Excellent condition

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1920s
  • Material: cardboard
  • Only ships within United States.
  • Feedback: 124 reviews
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