1886 Ad Johann Hoff's Malt Extract Health Tonic Medical Quackery Beer Bier YOA1


This is an original 1886 black and white print ad for Johann Hoff's Malt Extract, or gesundheit bier, "the Best Health Beverage, tonic and nutritive." Available from Eisner & Mendelson, sole agents for the United States. The ad includes a testimonial from W. W. Lamb, M.D., Chief Drug Inspector, U. S. Port of Philadelphia.


This 128+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.25 x 5 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)

Keywords specific to this image: Antique Advertising, Quack Medicine