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Vintage Medical Chemist Tin Germolene Ointment Veno Drug Company St Helens Lancashire 1970s

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Item - Vintage Germolene Antiseptic Ointment Tin, Circa 1960/70s; no contents (please see all photos)

Maker - The Veno Drug Company of St Helens, Lancashire, England

Stamps - Printed with all details

Type - Medical/Chemist

Circa - 1970s

Construction - Tin

Country of Origin - England

Dimensions - 2.25" in diameter (0.75" height)

Weight - 17 gram

Condition - Excellent Used Condition (please see pictures)

Other Interesting Points - Sir William Henry Veno was born William Reynard Varney in 1866 in Castle Douglas, Scotland. In August 1894, aged just 28 years, he moved to Canada and registered his company Veno's. Whilst there he invented Veno's Lightening Cough Cure and Germolene among others. After meeting and marrying Mary Pearson they both moved back to live in England, where William set up the Veno Drug Company of Manchester. William was knighted 15th June 1920 and became the Mayor of Altrincham. In 1925 fearing he had cancer of the lip, William sold his Veno Drug Company to Beechams for £500,000, a decision he later regretted. He sought ventures to enhance his estimated Million pound fortune but lost everything through speculative investments and the 1929 depression. Sadly, in 1933, Sir William was found shot dead in the grounds of his house. A verdict of suicide was given

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