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

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

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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.
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Object Name
bandages, adhesive
Object Type
date made
late 1940s -1950s
Reid Drugstore
Bauer & Black, Division of Kendall Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
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
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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