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Box of ''Wing Tai Co.'' Medicine Oil '' Cross Balm''

  • CA CUMB CUMB_995.052.006
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This box once contained “Wing Tai Co.” medicine oil known as “Cross Balm.” Which was used for cough, headache, rheumatism, sore throat, toothache, neuralgia, gout, lumbago, sciatica, scorpion, asthma, insect bites, stings, cuts, cramps etc…One la...

Wing Tai Co.

Box of Wing Cheong Oil

  • CA CUMB CUMB_986.010.221
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This box of Wing Cheong oil has instructions that state: “contents, directions, and liquid; for ailments such as cold, stomach pain, malariavomit, cough, stroke, sea sick, headache.”

Wing Cheong Tong

Box with Vial of “Suppositoria of Red Pills”

  • CA CUMB CUMB_995.027.004
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This box contains “suppositoria of red pills” that were made in Hong Kong; the box has Chinese and English writing. The product was manufactured by: Ho Ming Sing Tong in Hong Kong.

Ming Sing Tong

Boys Blue Cotton Jacket

  • CA CUMB CUMB_985.038.041
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This style was not considered to be a quality jacket, it was the least expensive of their kind as they usually had silk brocade.

Brass Abacus

  • CA CUMB CUMB_2006.010.001
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This abacus is made completely of brass; it could be a child's abacus due to its size.

Brass Carbide Lamp

  • CA CUMB CUMB_983.003.002
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  • [ca. 1903-1913]

This lamp was patented by the company “justrite” on December, 17th, 1903. May, 7th, 191?. And October, 28th, 1913-; three others pending. The lamp was given to Stan Douglas by Stan Lawrence: Mine Manager.

Stan Lawrence

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