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Scarce C1920 Sharpe Dohme Hypodermic Medicine Case Baltimore

Scarce C1920 Sharpe Dohme Hypodermic Medicine Case Baltimore


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Instruments and Implements: Medical: Apothecary: Pre 1920: Item # 1424835

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Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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Offered is a very scarce, C1920's, Sharpe and Dohme Hypodermic Portable Medicine Case that slides open to reveal 6 corked, empty vials. This delightful diminutive medical or pharmacy item measures 3 inches long, is made of leather, and sports 6 circa 1900, Sharpe & Dohme labeled medicines.

The interior of this piece has a cleverly designed metal sliding mechanism which served to both open and prop-up the case. The condition of the case is very good, with the mechanism sliding easily, and the gold Sharpe & Dohme, BALTIMORE, label displaying quite clearly. There is one, unobtrusive, 1/2 inch, ancient flaw or fleck on the case just to the left of word "Baltimore".

Five of the six vials have the word "POISON" in red ink. The drug names are as follows: NORMAL SALT - NITROGLYCERIN - ATROPINE SULPHATE - STRYCHNINE SULPHATE - DIGITALIN - MORPHINE SULPHATE.

A fabulous find for you Pharmacy Folks!

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