Object ID 000786
Object Name Dr. LeGear's Poultry Prescription
Object Desc Cardboard box of Dr. LeGear's Poultry Prescription - The Laying Tonic Keeps Poultry Healthy. Box is yellow, red, and navy blue with an image of Dr. LeGear and chickens.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000713
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Hardware Store
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Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords poultry,Dr. LeGear,medicine,boxes,tonic,
Title Dr. LeGear's Poultry Prescription
Description Cardboard box containing free sample of Dr. LeGear's Poultry Prescription. Label calls it The Laying Tonic Keeps Poultry Healthy. Manufactured by Dr. L.D. LeGear Medicine Co. in St. Louis, MO, USA. Box is yellow in color with red and navy blue detail. Front of box has image of Dr. LeGear and chickens. Sides and top of box have information on Dr. LeGear, how to use the contents, a guarantee, and an ingredient list. Box is unopened and still contains original contents.
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Place of Origin
Maker Dr. LeGear Medicine Co.
Maker Details The famous Veterinary Surgeon whose remedies for stock and poultry have a world-wide reputation. Dr. L.D. LeGear was a graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College in 1892. He was a famous Veterinary Surgeon whose remedies for stock and poultry had a world-wide reputation. Dr. LeGear was also authority on poultry and stock raising, and was a nationally known poultry breeder. Also a noted author and lecturer.
Date JUN 5,2013
Summary Very Good
Assessor Molly Hannan
Notes Box is in excellent condition. Small bit of wear on corners. Box has never been opened and still contains original contents, which occasionally leak!
Date MAY 31,2013
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Hardware Store from Tobacco Exhibit - automatic entry by admin