Ephemera Collection:

Health and Beauty Items

Welcome to my health and beauty items collection page.  Here you will find some items still common today, only in their former packaging.  A few items have not stood the test of time, and are no longer available in today's society.

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Beauty Products

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Maybelline Mascara
2 13/16" long when unopened
Half contents
This kind required water to apply
late 1950s/early 1960's

 

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Curl Master hair winding rod
Packaging is 6" long by 4" wide
All contents remains
1940's-1950's

 

 
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Gayla Hold-Bob Hair Pins by Gaylord Products, Inc.
2 3/4" long 
All contents remains
1945

 

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Make-up compact with powder, blush and lipstick
4 3/8" long 
Contents partially used
Belonged to my great grandmother
Date unknown

 

 

Health Products and Other Items

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Sergeant's Skip-Flea Shampoo for Dogs (glass Bottle)
5 1/4" tall
3/4 contents
Date unknown
 
 
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Carter White Petroleum Jelly
3 1/2" diameter, 3 5/8" tall
Small amount of contents remains
Date unknown
 
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Off Insect Repellent
3 7/16" wide, 3 3/4" tall
All contents remains
Date unknown
 
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Glass prosthetic eye
1" diameter
handblown in Germany around 1937
 
 
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Faintex from Drake & Son Funeral Home
1 1/8" tall
Date unknown
 
 
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Convoy Condoms 3-pack
2 5/8 X 1 5/16
Complete contents
Date unknown
 
 
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Trojans Rubber Prophylactics
2 3/16" tall
Contents removed, but previous owner's writing remains!
1951
 
 
 
 
Fan made in Hong Kong
Box is 5 1/4 X 5/8 X 3/4"
Date unknown

 

 

   
       
       
Glo-Pax
Box is 12 5/8 X 6 5/8 X 1 7/8"
Device is 12" from tip of handle to the end of the paddle.
The paddle is 6" wide.
The cord is 80" long.
Notice that on the front page of the brochure, the woman's hand is drawn incorrectly in the mirror image.

 

 

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