Pike's Centennial Salve

Pike's Centennial Salve

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Usage conditions apply
For skin afflictions, cuts, burns.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs
date made
J.J. Pike and Company
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Chelsea
Physical Description
methyl salicylate (drug active ingredients)
yellow beeswax, pure (drug active ingredients)
paraffine oil and wax (drug active ingredients)
oil sassafras, artificial (drug active ingredients)
paper (container material)
metal (container material)
overall: 2 cm x 8.5 cm x 5 cm; 13/16 in x 3 3/8 in x 1 15/16 in
box: 2 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 1 in; 5.3975 cm x 8.5725 cm x 2.54 cm
tin: 1 7/8 in x 3 in x 3/4 in; 4.7625 cm x 7.62 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Robert J. Locurto
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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