For sale is an antique LUCKY TIGER HAIR TONIC BOTTLE made by the Lucky Tiger Remedy Company, Kansas City, MO. This quack medicine bottle from the 1920s still has most of its original metal shaker cap. The bottle is embossed on one side with: “Lucky Tiger Remedy Co. Kansas City. MO.” and “Lucky Tiger for Scalp Eczema & Dandruff on the other side. The bottom of the bottle is marked with a square with a N in it and a “4”. No defects to the glass. The bottle has interior residue. The bottle stands about 5 1/2″ tall. It’s hard to find these bottles with an intact cap. A great barber shop collectible.
Lucky Tiger Dandruff Remedy was first marketed around 1917 by the Lucky Tiger Dandruff Company of Kansas City, Mo. In the early 1920s, Lucky Tiger products were popular in barbershops. In 1935, the brand was markets nationwide. The 1950s advertising for this product emphasized sex appeal, including an offer for free Lucky Tiger Pin-Up Girl posters for the well-groomed man’s “Tiger Lair.” Although the products became less popular after hair styles changed in the 1960s.