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W.E. McClain Cocoanut Oil

RelicRaker

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Mar 13, 2017
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Couldn't find anything online about this company. The bottle is small (3"), rectangular, BIM, and embossed:
"W.E. McClain / Successor to E. McClain / Cocoanut Oil / & Quince Seed"

W.E. McClain Cocoanut Oil bottle.jpg
 
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whittled

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Oct 3, 2008
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New England USA
Excuse the translation.
This FROM FUNLONHISTORY.COM and the Philly Inq. 1860. Column 4 toward the bottom
And from HAIRRAISINGSTORIES.COM One of the best sites around. He may like to add it if your so inclined.

E. MCCLAIN'S COCOANUT
OIL AND
• guinea Seed.
It will euro Dandruff.
- ,
It will prereut the Heir from Felling.
ItVlll make the Hair Grow,
t
}
It -will give It

beautiful Dark Gloss.
It will not soil bat or bonnet.
It Is prepared at No.
334
N. Sixth St., above Vine,
dl It
 
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RelicRaker

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Mar 13, 2017
595
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Today I dug a similar bottle, embossed "E.M. McClain & Co, Philada"—likely the parent company.
 

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