1860 Ad Antique Helmbold's Extract Buchu Medical Quackery Tonic Diseases YOA1


This is an original 1860 black and white print ad for Helmbold's Extract Buchu-- a pleasant tasting and smelling bottled potion "for diseases of the bladder, kidney, gravel, dropsy...for secret and delicate diseases...for nervous and debilitated sufferers...for loss of memory, loss of power, dimness of vision, difficulty of breathing, weak nerves and universal lassitude of the muscular system...for all distressing aliments, obstructions, irregularities, excess in married life, or early indiscretions, etc., and all diseases of the sexual organs, whether in male or female, from whatever cause they may have originated, and no matter of how long standing."


This 154+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.25 x 2 inches; 6 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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