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Vintage Produce Of The Day: Cure All Radium (Butter, Baths And Drinking Water)

VINTAGE advert of the Day: The Revigator will irradiate your drinking water so getting you sued to the taste for when the nuclear WAR comes As the saying goes: Your Health Is Your Wealth”. Thousands of people can’t be wrong!

And after this, why not try some VITA Radium Suppositories – and radium Butter!

The glazed ceramic jar had a porous lining that incorporated uranium ore. Water inside the jar would absorb the radon released by decay of the radium in the ore. Depending on the type of water, the resulting radon concentrations would range from a few hundred to a few hundred thousand picocuries per liter.

Considerable confusion persists about the correct pronunciation of “Revigator.” The solution can be found in the question-and-answer section of a 1928 sales brochure of the Revigator Water Jar Company. The answer: “re-vig-a-tor. Accent on the vig.”

Produced by the Radium Ore Revigator Company (aka the Revigator Water Jar Company) of San Francisco California. Although the address on the jar itself is 260 California Street, their headquarters were at Sutter and Taylor in the Revigator Building which is still there. Their Hayward offices were located at 519 Castro Street, and 641 Castro Street. Some of their regional offices included the following addresses:

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Posted: 11th, December 2011 | In: Flashback | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0