Glass inhaler in a cardboard box with an inscription that reads “MESSER’S / INHALING TUBE, / Patented May 4. 1869 / For Inhaling Wilton’s Catarrh Cure, or / any other liquid. / EDMINSTER & FASSETT, Proprietors, Boston.”
Ref: Allen P. Messer, “Improved Inhaling-Tube,” U.S. Patent 89,591 (May 4, 1869), assigned to John H. Rogers.
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