1908 Ad Dr Van Vleck 3-Fold Treatment Medical Quackery Edwardian Era YPHJ1


This is an original 1908 black and white print ad for the 3-Fold treatment that cured five medical conditions, including piles, ulcers, fissure, tumors, and constipation, that was made and sold by the Dr. Van Vleck Company of 1176 Majestic Building, Jackson, Michigan (MI) during the Edwardian era.


This 105+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.25 x 5.25 inches; 6 x 13 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of ads, magazine covers, and an article from the "The People's Home Journal" that includes several hilarious "medical quackery" advertisements from the Edwardian era, food ads from the Roaring Twenties, and much more. To continue browsing this diverse collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

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