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BF Goodrich Rubber Ice Bag No. 29, Vintage Goodrich Oval Ice Cap in Original Box with Pamphlet, Red Rubber Medical Collectible, Nice Shape

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Still in great usable (or displayable!) condition is this nifty vintage B.F. Goodrich Oval Ice Cap No. 29 — a bright red rubber ice bag that the Akron, Ohio, rubber producer claimed should be “standard equipment in every home.” Added bonus: This medical first aid collectible comes in its original box with its original fold-out pamphlet!

The 7” by 10.5” oval-shaped rubber ice bag remains soft and supple, but could use a light exterior cleaning as it’s being sold as found at auction. Embossed on the bag front is a circular B.F. Goodrich logo that includes the company’s founding date of 1870 and the number 29, which is the product number. Embossed below that is “Made in U.S.A.”

There are some lime deposits in the threads of both the bag’s metal “mouth” and hard plastic cap; the latter has two small chips on the underside of its top rim that do not affect use. I didn’t even notice them until I felt them.

The product’s original green and white cardboard box measures 7.25” by 11.1250” by 1.6250” and is in nice solid shape, with just some light edge scuffing, foxing and creasing on the lid; the base has a repairable split on one of its long ends. Still affixed to one of the lid’s short ends is a B.F. Goodrich paper sticker that has the original price of 98-cents handwritten in pen!

The fold-out pamphlet originally packaged with the ice bag is in excellent condition and is entitled, “Facts / about B.F. Goodrich / Rubber Goods / For Comfort and Personal Hygiene.” It measures 5.1250” by 3.5” when closed and 5.1250” by 14” when open. The double-sided leaflet contains information about a variety of B.F. Goodrich rubber products, their use and care.

Also included is a white shoelace — presumably used by the ice bag’s former owner to secure it onto a body part via the four holes on the bag.

Please use zoom mode to check out details in the photos, as they play an important role in the item’s description. And please don’t hesitate to convo me if you have questions about this item or would like to see more pictures before buying, as I want you to be 100% pleased with your purchase!

***
~ I’m always happy to COMBINE SHIPPING on multiple items – just convo me prior to purchase for a recalculated shipping price! Nearly all items are shipped via USPS Priority Mail because it’s speedy and includes tracking.

~ INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: Please convo me prior to purchase for the shipping rate to your country!

~ For details about payment, shipping and more: www.etsy.com/shop/ThirdFloorRetro/policy

~ To see more great vintage items from Third Floor Retro: ThirdFloorRetro.etsy.com
Still in great usable (or displayable!) condition is this nifty vintage B.F. Goodrich Oval Ice Cap No. 29 — a bright red rubber ice bag that the Akron, Ohio, rubber producer claimed should be “standard equipment in every home.” Added bonus: This medical first aid collectible comes in its original box with its original fold-out pamphlet!

The 7” by 10.5” oval-shaped rubber ice bag remains soft and supple, but could use a light exterior cleaning as it’s being sold as found at auction. Embossed on the bag front is a circular B.F. Goodrich logo that includes the company’s founding date of 1870 and the number 29, which is the product number. Embossed below that is “Made in U.S.A.”

There are some lime deposits in the threads of both the bag’s metal “mouth” and hard plastic cap; the latter has two small chips on the underside of its top rim that do not affect use. I didn’t even notice them until I felt them.

The product’s original green and white cardboard box measures 7.25” by 11.1250” by 1.6250” and is in nice solid shape, with just some light edge scuffing, foxing and creasing on the lid; the base has a repairable split on one of its long ends. Still affixed to one of the lid’s short ends is a B.F. Goodrich paper sticker that has the original price of 98-cents handwritten in pen!

The fold-out pamphlet originally packaged with the ice bag is in excellent condition and is entitled, “Facts / about B.F. Goodrich / Rubber Goods / For Comfort and Personal Hygiene.” It measures 5.1250” by 3.5” when closed and 5.1250” by 14” when open. The double-sided leaflet contains information about a variety of B.F. Goodrich rubber products, their use and care.

Also included is a white shoelace — presumably used by the ice bag’s former owner to secure it onto a body part via the four holes on the bag.

Please use zoom mode to check out details in the photos, as they play an important role in the item’s description. And please don’t hesitate to convo me if you have questions about this item or would like to see more pictures before buying, as I want you to be 100% pleased with your purchase!

***
~ I’m always happy to COMBINE SHIPPING on multiple items – just convo me prior to purchase for a recalculated shipping price! Nearly all items are shipped via USPS Priority Mail because it’s speedy and includes tracking.

~ INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: Please convo me prior to purchase for the shipping rate to your country!

~ For details about payment, shipping and more: www.etsy.com/shop/ThirdFloorRetro/policy

~ To see more great vintage items from Third Floor Retro: ThirdFloorRetro.etsy.com

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The items I offer are vintage/antique and typically show signs of wear consistent with age and use. I go above and beyond to research and describe each item and its condition thoroughly and accurately, and also include clear, detailed photos for your review. I'm proud to say that Third Floor Retro's feedback ratings reflect this attention to detail!

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I value great customer service — as both a buyer and a seller — and am committed to doing all I can to fix any issue that may arise. If the issue is anything other than a listing inaccuracy, you will be refunded the value of the item only (not the original or return shipping costs), minus a 20% restocking fee.

If by unfortunate chance your item arrives damaged due to shipper mistreatment, contact me within 24 hours of delivery. You’ll need to retain the item, shipping label, box, all interior packaging and take photos of the damaged item. A damage claim can't be filed without these items!

Shipping policies

Your item will be packaged with utmost care, using clean recycled items like bubble wrap and boxes when possible. Doing so reduces shipping costs and pleases Mother Nature. I’m confident you’ll be pleased when your package arrives!

I charge only actual shipping fees using primarily U.S. Post Office Priority Mail service, which has proven to be speedy and reliable (and automatically includes tracking and insurance up to $100). Large, heavy items are typically shipped via FedEx Home Delivery service.

Know that I have a great track record for getting orders shipped out within one business day (oftentimes within hours!) of payment confirmation.

If you’d like me to use a faster shipping service, a cheaper shipping method, to add insurance or arrange for signature confirmation please just convo me prior to shipping and I’ll gladly recalculate costs!

And combined shipping? For sure! If you don't convo me before buying, no problem: I promptly issue refunds for shipping overages of $2 and up.

All listed shipping prices are for the contiguous United States. Please convo for rates to Alaska, Hawaii and international destinations prior to purchase. Please bear in mind that international buyers are responsible for all customs duties, taxes, levies or fees — and that the shop is not responsible for delays due to customs.
Your item will be packaged with utmost care, using clean recycled items like bubble wrap and boxes when possible. Doing so reduces shipping costs and pleases Mother Nature. I’m confident you’ll be pleased when your package arrives!

I charge only actual shipping fees using primarily U.S. Post Office Priority Mail service, which has proven to be speedy and reliable (and automatically includes tracking and insurance up to $100). Large, heavy items are typically shipped via FedEx Home Delivery service.

Know that I have a great track record for getting orders shipped out within one business day (oftentimes within hours!) of payment confirmation.

If you’d like me to use a faster shipping service, a cheaper shipping method, to add insurance or arrange for signature confirmation please just convo me prior to shipping and I’ll gladly recalculate costs!

And combined shipping? For sure! If you don't convo me before buying, no problem: I promptly issue refunds for shipping overages of $2 and up.

All listed shipping prices are for the contiguous United States. Please convo for rates to Alaska, Hawaii and international destinations prior to purchase. Please bear in mind that international buyers are responsible for all customs duties, taxes, levies or fees — and that the shop is not responsible for delays due to customs.

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*** The Honest Vintage Pledge: Everything in my shop is at least 20 years old or older. I stake my reputation on it. I will never knowingly sell a fake or a repro knockoff to my customers. EVER!

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BF Goodrich Rubber Ice Bag No. 29, Vintage Goodrich Oval Ice Cap in Original Box with Pamphlet, Red Rubber Medical Collectible, Nice Shape

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Materials: red rubber, metal, hard plastic, cardboard, cotton, paper
  • Feedback: 474 reviews
  • Favorited by: 58 people
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