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Cachou Boxes (boites cachou)

Containers that held small, powerfull pills to perfume the breath and prevent halitosis.  Smokers were a target audience for these products.


Embossed brass cachou box depicting George Washington, circa 1870.  Ex Garrett Collection sale 1981, ex Woodward sale 1880.

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