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Offline hunter63

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First Aid Kit....1950's
« on: August 25, 2016, 10:39:58 AM »
Cool, old First Aid a tin about the same as a Altoids tin....from the 1950's or maybe older.
I guess these tins never go out of style

Made by E.D. Bullard & Co
Kind of interesting to see what was important 65 years ago.....

Heavy on Iodine, and Methylate (remember that?)...and ammonia capsules anyone seen of use one of these in recent memory?
In crushable capsules....
Couple of tubes of sorta first aid ointment a rolled up gauze strip......and a few newer ban-aids, one original Bullard strip.

For $6 bucks ...on my antique gear shelf.....
Geezer Squad, Evoking the 50 year old rule..First 50 years, worried about the small stuff, second 50 years....Not so much

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Re: First Aid Kit....1950's
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2016, 12:05:49 PM »
In the mid fifties there were lots of first aid kits at the numerous Surplus stores in the Denver area.  Most of the ones I had, probably two or three, were full of the same type of things but came in a OD green canvas case.  There was a metal box kit that was used in some Jeeps but they were too expensive for a ten year old.  Ammonia ampules, iodine, bandages, salve of some sort was what I remember. 
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Re: First Aid Kit....1950's
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2016, 07:48:54 PM »
Neat find. Love coming across things like that.
Nice matters