|The picture shows a view of this Old Boxed & Unopened Winx Eye Lash Treatment Bottle. Shown is the box, the cardboard insert, the unopened bottle, and a paper insert that was in the box. This item is not dated but it is believed to be from the 1930s. Because this old item is unopened with the original contents, please read and agree to the following before purchasing it:|
This item is being offered as an old advertising collectible item. It is not intended nor being sold for consumption or use. By buying this item you agree to take full responsibility for the contents of the bottle. You agree that you will not hold Time Passages Nostalgia Company liable or responsible for any injury or illness that may result by anyone mistakenly using or drinking the old contents now or any time in the future.
The box features an Art Deco image of a woman with closed eyes and long eye lashes. It is printed in black and green. On one end is the Good Housekeeping Bureau Seal of Approval and it is marked as follows:
WINX LIQUID WATERPROOF
ABSOLUTELY HARMLESS AND WATERPROOF
A DOUBLE LASH TREATMENT
BEAUTIFIES LASHES: MAKES THEM APPEAR LONGER, DARKER, HEAVIER.
SOFTENS LASHES: AFTER A FEW APPLICATIONS EVEN BRITTLE LASHES REGAIN A CURLY FINENESS.
MADE BY ROSS CO.,
NEW YORK CITY
The paper that was found inside is an advertisement for a ''PERSONAL HOROSCOPE READING - YOUR FORTUNE REVEALED''. All that you had to do was to buy a 10c WINX Eyebrow Pencil and mail in the card that came in the package.
The tiny glass bottle has a brass metal top section that is still sealed. It has a rubber stopper with an eyelash brush inside. The bottle has a printed paper label that reads as follows:
SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING
APPLY WITH BRUSH ATTACHED TO STOPPER
PRINTED IN U.S.A.
This product was from the Ross Company or Louise Ross of 243 West 17th Street in New York City. It was advertised in Motion Picture magazine in the 1930s and sold in old five and dime stores. To judge the sizes the small advertising cardboard box measures 2-1/4'' x 7/8'' x 5/8''. It appears to be in mint unused condition as pictured.