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Object ID 003629

Object Name Hamlin's Wizard Oil Liniment and box

Object Desc Orange cardboard box with picture of a old man on the front, reads "Hamlins Wizard Oil Liniment". Inside is an almost full bottle which also reads "Hamlins Wizard Oil Liniment".

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003249a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date

Start Year Range 1890

End Year Range 1940

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Hamlins Wizard Oil Co.,liniment,oil,medicine,

Title Hamlin's Wizard Oil Liniment and box

Description Hamlin's Wizard Oil Liniment orange box (a) and glass bottle (b) with liquid still intact. Orange box is printed with text and one picture. Label on box says " Hamlins Wizard Oil Liniment. 65% Alcohol. For external use only. Active ingredients: oil camphor, oil thyme, oil cajeput, oil sassafras, oil fir, gum camphor, turpentine, capsicum, ammonia and alcohol. Hamlins Wizard Oil Co. Chicago USA." Inside bottle is clear glass with black cap and brown liquid. Elected not to open bottle because of liquid. There is a tan label on the glass bottle with text of title, contents, and directions printed on one side.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.5

Length 0

Width 2

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Dimensions are for box (a)

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Hamlins Wizard Oil Co.

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3249a-b



Date SEP 18,2015

Summary Very good

Assessor Julia Kunas

Notes Box is very slightly on corners. The bottle is almost completely full.


Date SEP 18,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Garage Exhibit - automatic entry by admin