S. O. S. Combination Internal and External

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging: An astringent solution
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1930
ca 1920
maker
S. Pfeiffer Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
cardboard box (overall packaging material)
glass bottle (overall packaging material)
Measurements
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
1980.0698.093
accession number
1980.0698
catalog number
1980.0698.093
subject
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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