S. O. S. Combination Internal and External

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: An astringent solution
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Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1930
ca 1920
S. Pfeiffer Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
cardboard box (overall packaging material)
glass bottle (overall packaging material)
outer box: 8 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 20.32 cm x 9.525 cm x 5.715 cm
small box: 2 5/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 6.6675 cm x 3.81 cm x 3.81 cm
small bottle: 2 1/2 in x 1 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 6.35 cm x 3.4925 cm x 3.4925 cm
large box: 5 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in; 14.605 cm x 6.35 cm x 4.1275 cm
large bottle: 5 1/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 13.335 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.81 cm
Place Made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
STD Drugs
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
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