Medical and Medicine Related Advertising Covers.
Approximately 85 items, earliest are three lottery tickets from 1704 and 1713 for the "Hospital de l'Auome" in Lyon, 9X1 on folded letter with great contents describing syphilis "when I first discovered the ravenous little chancres gnawing into the gills of my pecker my heart fell..."
(stamp creased from file fold), 1839 folded letter from doctor describing his daily routine, nice range of advertising covers for medical publications, druggists, a pocket inhaler, if none of these work there is one for an undertaker and embalmer, several other interesting such as a treatise on the poison of tobacco on the back of a cover from 1900, also letter signed by Susan B. Anthony with cover bearing 3c 1869 Pictorial addressed in her hand, some faults, many Fine-Very Fine, a fascinating group, if you are a doctor about to retire who is contemplating a new and inexpensive collecting area, then this is for you
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