RS142d H.A. Ingham & Co. Medicine Stamp

$60.00

Harvey A. Ingham was a physician who resided in Vergennes, Vermont, for many years. In 1855, Ingham’s brother-in-law, a man named Woodman, organize the H.A. Ingham & Co., and commenced the manufacture of Dr. Ingham’s vegetable Expectorant Nervine Pain Extractor (called at first Ingham’s Pain Killer). Ingham’s Pain Extractor was advertised as the “greatest medical discovery of the age”. The company also manufactured Dr. Ingham’s Vegetable Liver Coral Pills, and the firm continued in business until 1905.

(Holcombe, Henry W., Weekly Philatelic Gossip, 23: 852-853, Feb. 27, 1937)

Additional information

Catalog Number

RS142d

Condition

F, used, very light thin

Denomination

1c

Paper

Watermarked Paper

Number Issued

114,450

Issued

First issued 1879. Last issued March 12, 1883.

Cancel

Uncancelled

Catalog Value

60.00

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