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Object ID 004064

Object Name Syrup Guaiacol

Object Desc Empty clear glass bottle of Syrup Guaiacol manufactured by Wis. Pharmacal Co. with original packaging.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY004052a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 3, Shelf 5

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords syrup guaiacol,Wisconsin Pharmacal Company,medicine,

Title Syrup Guaiacol

Description White packaging with orange and black accents of Syrup Guaiacol modified. Front label includes the Wis. Pharmacal Company logo - handshaking with tall jar like item above it. The left side of the packaging lists the formula and the right side has a gaurantee statement. The backside of the box is empty. All of the top flaps are missing except for one on the right side. Glass bottle inside is clear but some reminents of a dark colored product is dried inside. The bottle has no cap or cork top, the yellow sticker label is complete with minimal fading and discoloration. On the back side of the bottle are measurements embrossed up the sides.


Approx Collection Date

Height 6.25

Length 0

Width 2.25

Depth 1.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Wisconsin Pharmacal Company

Maker Details Founded in 1896 on Water St. in Milwaukee as a pharmacy co-op. retailer. Pharmacal has grown by leaps and bounds and is no longer a pharmacy co-op retailer but the leading manufacturer of brands in the outdoor recreation and safety markets. Today the company distributes products like Coleman, Potable Aqua, and StingEze.

Maker Mark Handshake with tall jar like object above


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Image Caption CMY4052a-b



Date MAR 19,2016

Summary Fair Condition

Assessor Nicole Burdick

Notes Cardboard packaging has minimal fading and discoloration/staining. There is a tear alongside the right hand side. All the top flaps are missing except for one on the right hand side. The glass bottle is free of any scratches and the label is fully intact with minimal fading. The top cap or cork is missing and there is a small amount of product dried inside.