Scovill’s Sarsaparilla Sign: Very early, heavy tin litho drugstore thermometer advertising various patent medicines prepared by John F. Henry & Co. (includes Wm. Hall’s Balsam for Lungs; Henry’s Carbolic Salve and Scovill’s Sarsaparilla & Stillingia). This wonderful, freshly picked piece features incredible lithography by Wells & Hope, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, w/ a deep, nicely aged rich surface patina giving it a powerful and impressive Americana folk art trade sign appearance. Museum quality, and all original (as found), w/ just the right amount of wear (C. 8+/-).
Size: 10 x 7
Date of Sale: 9/10/10
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