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Zippo for the Mosquito, ca. 1900

Contributed by Maine State Museum

Zippo for the Mosquito was an insect repellent marketed by Priest Drug Co. of Bangor.
The bottle reads: "Contents 3 ounces/Priest's [written in the form of a cross]/ZIPPO/for the/MOSQUITO/Black Flies, Minges, and Other Insect Pests/THE FISHERMAN'S and/WOODMAN'S COMFORT/DIRECTIONS: Apply freely to/all parts of the body/PRIEST DRUG CO., Bangor, Maine."

Other Information

  • Title: Zippo for the Mosquito, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • State: ME
  • Media: glass, liquid
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine State Museum
83 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 287-2301

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Insect baits and repellents

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