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Old 01-08-2015, 08:57 AM   #1
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I'am reupholstering and found a gum wrapper. Bloodberry gum. Never heard of it. Went on line and the only thing I found was a glass case that said " Bloodberry Gum, It will turn your mouth pink!"

Anybody ever heard of Bloodberry Gum?
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Old 01-08-2015, 09:16 AM   #2
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Does it include the foil wrapper? Early wrappers were apparently sheet tin. During WWII, it became the rage to gather the wrappers and press them into a ball for recycling.

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Old 01-08-2015, 10:05 AM   #3
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Found a 1929 Standing Liberty Quarter under the back seat of our '29 Tudor one day, and also a 'King's' brand rubber package don't know how far that dates back too. The contents were gone so somebody had a good night
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Old 01-08-2015, 10:07 AM   #4
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I remember Bloodberry gum, back in the 50s and it did turn your mouth pink/red. Stayed long on your teeth too.
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Old 01-08-2015, 10:38 AM   #5
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No foil, just the outer label. American Chicle Co made it.
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Old 01-08-2015, 11:01 AM   #6
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This is part of the fun of acquiring an antique car. When I purchased my 1931, I found an old registration that went back to the early 70s. I found the previous owner and learned a lot about the history of the car. I got back two more owners until I got to the owner who had passed away and the house had been resold. A dead end in the early sixties. Also found an old bridge toll ticket from the 1940s which indicates that the car didn't move very far over the years.

What else have you found in your cars? Ed
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Old 01-08-2015, 04:58 PM   #7
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I found these cold capsules in a door pocket of my town sedan when I removed the old interior. There were still a few capsules left in the box. Anybody want to try one?
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Old 01-08-2015, 05:28 PM   #8
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I found these cold capsules in a door pocket of my town sedan when I removed the old interior. There were still a few capsules left in the box. Anybody want to try one?
I imagine the laxative effect would only improve with time.
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Old 01-08-2015, 08:54 PM   #9
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E bay item I bet it would go for 15$ I found Skelton remains in back seat No money their!
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I found these cold capsules in a door pocket of my town sedan when I removed the old interior. There were still a few capsules left in the box. Anybody want to try one?

GEEZE Bob, you're quite a guy, just when I need cold medication !
80 degrees here in lalaland last two days ....after three straight nights of hard freeze. And, wouldn't you know ...everybody has a cold..yikes !! Caring for old , a guy gets a cold
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We used the tinfoil from the gum wrappers to wrap around a burnt out fuse.
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found some Beemans in mine.
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Found two Used condoms in my 50 F-2
Just grossed me out
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Old 01-09-2015, 05:45 AM   #14
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Shewww! I think a lot of that went on back then and today, nothing has changed.
I found an old sales paper with some very good prices and also what I finally figured out to be an Almond Joy wrapper.
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I was working on my BrInLaw&Sisters 31 S/W Town Sedan this summer. There was an oil change sticker on the drivers door post and it said 11/12/57 66,234 miles and I looked at the odometer and it was at 69,400 and this was Sept 2014. It is all original right down to the interior. I was just amazed that it had only been driven 3K since 1957.
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Found some newspapers sections from 9/1962, houses were cheap and they didn't seem to like Kennedy (JFK) all that much.
Have not got to the back seat yet but hoping to find a cache of 1931 St Gaudens Double Eagles
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I have a 1936 Ford Eureka Kansas Fire truck No.3 DX sticker April 5 1963 ---5,634 miles Now it has 6,484
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Has not had a motor in it for several years.

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QUOTE=Bob/Kansas City;1012279]I found these cold capsules in a door pocket of my town sedan when I removed the old interior. There were still a few capsules left in the box. Anybody want to try one? [/QUOTE]

They contain "Acetanilide " which was the first aniline derivative serendipitously found to possess analgesic as well as antipyretic properties, and was quickly introduced into medical practice under the name of Antifebrin by A. Cahn and P. Hepp in 1886.[8] But its (apparent) unacceptable toxic effects, the most alarming being cyanosis due to methemoglobinemia, prompted the search for supposedly less toxic aniline derivatives such as phenacetin.
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