Armistead’s Ague Tonic Mouse Trap Tilt Toy

Found among other junk is a promotional advertising toy. It is a mouse in a meat storage room that you have to get into the mousetrap. The mouse has a little ball under it that it rolls on. The clear cover is close enough to keep it from flipping over, yet still slide around. There is a tiny little metal flap on the trap. It keeps the mouse in the trap unless you give it a little shake. But it also makes it a little harder to get into the trap without a shake as well.

The Armistead’s Ague Tonic label on the back and the pork meat on the inside show the connection of two businesses at William M. Akin & Company. Established in 1848 by William M. Akin Sr..

armistead ague tonic toy front armistead ague tonic toy back

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