1881 Ad Antique Vaseline Petroleum Jelly Family Home Remedy Skin Emollient YSN1


This is an original 1881 black and white print ad for the traditional family home remedy -- Vaseline Petroleum Jelly from Colgate & Co. Available as Pomade Vaseline; Vaseline Cold Cream; Vaseline Camphor Ice; and Vaseline Toilet Soap. Grand Medals at Philadelphia and Paris Expositions. Medal of Progress by American Institute.


This 133+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. 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 5.75 x 4 inches; 15 x 10 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)