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Door-to-Door Collectibles: Salves, Lotions, Pills, & Potions from W.T. Rawleigh

Door-to-Door Collectibles: Salves, Lotions, Pills, & Potions from W.T. Rawleigh

C.L. Miller

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In this comprehensive text, C.L. Miller chronicles the long history and many products of America’s best known home delivery company. W.T. Rawleigh Company collectibles are presented here in over 590 photographs and advertising images. This vast array of packages, tins, bottles, and notions of all sorts begins with William T. Rawleigh’s original 1889 products and continues up through the Rawleigh Company’s late twentieth century product lines. Included are many old-time essentials for the home and farm, such as medicines “for man and beast,” food products, spices and extracts, cosmetics, toiletries, brushes, cookbooks, calendars, and the Rawleigh Good Health Guides and Almanacs. Also provided in this colorful and informative guide are helpful hints on locating and evaluating Rawleigh products, the proper care of those collectibles, and prices for the items themselves. This book will be a delight for everyone interested in the home delivery products of days-gone-by.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 590 photos | Price Guide/Index | 176 pp
ISBN13: 9780764303319 | Binding: soft cover

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C.L. Miller is a long time collector of W.T. Rawleigh and Jewel Tea Company products. He is a free-lance writer and the author of three additional books on the Jewel Tea Company available from Schiffer Publishing.