Here is a 1915 advertisement for the Red Baby “Vulcan” Ink Pencil guaranteed to make writing a pleasure for only $1.00. It is a “perfect, non-leakable ink pencil at a moderate price.” Available at your stationer or by mail, postpaid, upon receipt of price. Made by J. Ulrich & Company – Established 1884. Agents Wanted.
Recently researchers have discovered that red wine may have a number of health benefits. But back in 1915 advertisers did not need any research to back up their claims that wine was a panacea.
Here is a New York wine marketing itself as a tonic for convalescent patients.
Wine for the Convalescent Patient
Those in the know drink it as a tonic because it carries the “condensed sunshine of the famous Keuka valley, the most beautiful and healthful spot on earth.” Cheers!