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Saxon Sweetlax

Saxon Sweetlax

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: Sweetlax, the new Chocalated bean laxative is delicious in taste and sure in action. EAT SWEETLAX LIKE CANDY.
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
c. 1922
Saxon Laboratories
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Duquesne
overall: 1.1 cm x 9.5 cm x 5.9 cm; 7/16 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 5/16 in
overall: 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in; 1.27 cm x 9.525 cm x 6.0325 cm
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accession number
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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