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

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

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Bandages
bandages, adhesive
Object Type
bandages
date made
late 1940s -1950s
collection
Reid Drugstore
maker
Bauer & Black, Division of Kendall Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
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
ID Number
1984.0351.294
accession number
1984.0351
catalog number
1984.0351.294
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
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National Museum of American History
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