Originally they would have been set into wooden shelving and display cases in a chemists shop. This particular set are new old stock and have never been used. The makers name is stamped on the back - WM Potter & sons, Aldersgate, London, EO.
Made of laminated board with gold background ( a label to the back of one says they have real gold bevelled edges). The lovely rounded font is in black.
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Pure Drugs in Convenient forms, Dressing table necessaries, nurses requisites, clinical thermometers, patent medicines (all the leading brands), holiday requisites, prescriptions accurately dispensed, druggists sundries.