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Object ID 003585

Object Name Vapure Inhalant bottle and box

Object Desc Small cardboard box and glass bottle with Vapure on the labels.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003205a-b

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 1900

End Year Range 1920

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Vapure,United Drug Co.,inhalant,cold medicine,

Title Vapure Inhalant bottle and box

Description Box (a) is made of cardboard/stock. The front has the Vapure logo , the description "From the Rexall Laboratories D 448 A wonderful Inhalant for Quickly Relieving the Discomfort of Head Colds and Nasal Catarrh United Drug Co. Boston-St. Louis U.S.A." The back and sides have more descriptions of the product and directions on how to use it. The bottle (b) has been opened, but still has a green seal on the cap. The front is the same as the box, and the back has directions for use. On the side of the bottle is a serial number "S52936".


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.25

Length 0.75

Width 1.25

Depth 2.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Bottle dimensions: Height 2.25"

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker United Drug Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3205a-b



Date SEP 6,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Julia Kunas

Notes Box lid is torn and box is discolored and has water damage. Bottle only has slight residue at the bottom and seal has been broken.