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Object ID 002961

Object Name Rexall Ko-Ko-Kas-Kets

Object Desc An empty tin which once held laxatives.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002669

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date

Start Year Range 1920

End Year Range 1940

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords laxatives,tins,Rexall,

Title Rexall Ko-Ko-Kas-Kets

Description A small light blue tin which held 60 laxative tablets at one time. The lid is connected with a hinge. "A prompt and Effective Laxative for Constipation" is on the top, with the manufacture's name and location. Satisfaction guarantee on the bottom of the tin. Inside, in blue text, are the directions and ingredients.


Approx Collection Date

Height 0.44

Length 2.38

Width 1.63

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker United Drug Co./Rexall

Maker Details The United Drug Company was founded in Boston, Mass and they sold Rexall products. Louis K. Liggett had UDC's invest in Rexall and changed the company name to Rexall in around 1920. Rexall drugstores closed during the 1980s and Dollar Tree as of 2010 began selling Rexall products.

Maker Mark Rexall in script


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Image Caption CMY2669



Date FEB 14,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The paint has been scratched of on the edges, top, and bottom of the tin. Smudges are all over the outside and inside of the tin.


Date FEB 19,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date MAR 13,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin

Date MAR 15,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin