SHELL CARD / B-NY-4900 / NY, New York / Eisner & Mendelson Co. / Vichy Mineral Water (111477)

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SHELL CARD / B-NY-4900 / NY, New York / Eisner & Mendelson Co. / Vichy Mineral Water   (111477)
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This item SOLD at 2020 Feb 16 @ 12:10UTC-8 : PST
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Obverse: Property of the French State/Watering/Establishment/ of/Vichy/Sources/Celestins/Grande- Grille Hopital. Embossed metal.

Reverse: Yellow cardboard. Natural Mineral Waters/of Vichy/France/State Springs/Celestins/Grande-Grille. Hopital/Sole Agents/New York/152-154 Franklin Street/Eisner and Mendelson Co./ 39mm

10 to 15 Known (Bower's)

Eisner & Mendelson imported Cocaine and other anesthetics in Philadelphia in 1887 and the Vichy mineral water deal was made in the mid 1890's, dating this shell card. (Bower's pg. 195,196). The company had a Philadelphia and New York City location.

Provenance: John Reynolds Collection
Country (if not USA):
State: New York
City/County: New York