1909 Ad Universal Supply Nasalfilter Hayfever Medical Quackery Funny Health YLF4


This is an original 1909 black and white print ad for Nasalfilters, medical devices "as comfortable as spectacles" that "filtered dust and pollen from the air" and "prevented them from irritating the sensitive mucous lining of the nostrils". Nasalfilters were made and sold by the Universal Supply Company of St. Paul, Minnesota (MN) during the Edwardian era.

Please note the dimensions of this ad.


This 104+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.75 x 2 inches; 7 x 5 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)

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