Curity Plain Handi-Tape, Sterilized Adhesive Bandages, 73 Assorted


Blue and white tin with hinged lid. Tin contains individual wrapped bandages. Trademarks for Curity and Wet-Pruf indicate this product probably dates to the late 1940s or into the 1950s.

Directions on packaging: Remove crinoline and apply without touching sterilized gauze pad. Center over injury and fasten with Wet-Pruf Adhesive tabs. If an individual wrapper is broken or open, sterility cannot be guaranteed.

Date Made: late 1940s -1950s

Collection: Reid DrugstoreMaker: Bauer & Black, Division of Kendall Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Illinois, Chicago

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Blanche E. Reid

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.0351.294Accession Number: 1984.0351Catalog Number: 1984.0351.294

Object Name: Bandagesbandages, adhesiveObject Type: bandages

Measurements: overall: 4 1/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in; 10.4775 cm x 8.89 cm x 4.1275 cm


Record Id: nmah_737991

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