Beautifully engraved certificate from the Norwich Pharmacal Company issued in 1967. This historic document was printed by the Security - Columbian Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of allegorical women. This item has the printed signatures of the Company's President and Secretary and is over 36 years old.
1885 Rev. Lafayette Moore entered the business world with a Gelatin Pill Coater and Pill Cutter in one room over carpenter shop on Mitchell St., Norwich, NY. The business was called "L. F. Moore, Pill Manufacturer" Rev. Moore's Gelatin Pill Coater presently at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. 1890 The Norwich Pharmacal Company is incorporated. 1919 Company's product Bismosal is renamed Pepto-Bismol 1939 Norwich Pharmacal stock listed on New York Stock Exchange. 1969 The company merged with Morton International, Inc., forming a new corporation, Morton-Norwich Products, Inc. 1982 Company now called Norwich Eaton Pharmaceuticals, wholly owned subsidiary of the Procter & Gamble Company.