Box for Pulvermacher belt, box only, hence incompl

1870-1910 in England

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Box for Pulvermacher belt, box only, hence incomplete, English, 1870-1910. Top: 'Pulvermacher's | Galvanic Appliances | For Personal Use | Patented in Austria, United States, France, England, Belgium, and Holland [showing seals of all six nations] | Approved by the Academie de Medicine Paris and | Many Eminent Physicians In England and Abroad'. Bottom: 'Upwards of One Hundred Medical and Philosophical Works refer | to the extraordinary cures effected by the Chains in different complaints | Such as | Epilepsy, Spasms, Nervous Deafness, Stiff | Joints, Flying Pains, Contractions, Indigestion, | Despondency, Want of Power and Sensation, and especially *Nervous Debility* | and its ulterior consequences &c.' Sides: 'Pulvermacher's Galvanic Establishment, 194, Regent Street, London, W.' and 'Caution. Beware of spurious imitations, and see that | the name of "PULVERMACHER" is stamped on | the buckles, without which none are genuine.'