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Object ID 003829

Object Name Blue Cross first aid kit

Object Desc Blue and white metal container with 6 items included.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003837a-g

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 9, Shelf 14

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords medical,first aid,Blue Cross,Hampton Manufacturing,

Title Blue Cross first aid kit

Description Blue and white metal tin with six items included, all labeled. The items are a package of cotton, a gauze bandage, a gauze pad, a roll of tape, a bottle of mercurochrome 2%, and adhesive bandages. Will be used for minor wounds and abrasions.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1

Length 6

Width 3.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Hampton Manufacturing Co.

Maker Details Located in Carlstadt, New Jersey. Has been around since at least the 1940s-has records of defendant cases.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3837a-g



Date OCT 31,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Discoloration in the inside of the metal box. Some of the cardboard boxes have wear and tear along the eges. The gauze's packaging is quite worn.


Date APR 23,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 14 from Room 9, Shelf 20 - automatic entry by admin