'Pulmonas' container

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Howick Historical Village

Name/Title

'Pulmonas' container

About this object

Pulmona's medical container. Painted metal tin (Yellow/Red) with directions of use on the interior lid of container.

Inscription on Exterior lid, "MIDGET/ MEDICATED/ IMPROVED FORMULA Pulmonas RELIEF BY INHALATION/ These Pastilles are especially valuable for the alleviation of Coughs, Colds, Influenza, Bronchitis, Catarrh, Asthma, Hoarseness, Irritation of the throat, laryngitis etc. STACEY BROS. Ltd. (Sole Manufacturers AUCKLAND, N.Z.)/ EXCELLENT FOR PUBLIC SPEAKERS AND SINGERS."

Inscription on Interior lid, "DIRECTIONS FOR USE. MEDICATED. PULMONAS must not be chewed but allowed to dissolve slowly in the mouth.They may be taken at any time, but it is better that liquid be not taken immediately after. To secure immunity from colds, coughs flus, etc. you should always carry pulmonas with you and suck them freely when in crowds or while breathing impure or dust laden air."

Place Made

Auckland, New Zealand

Medium and Materials

Painted Metal

Inscription and Marks

Inscription on Exterior lid, "MIDGET/ MEDICATED/ IMPROVED FORMULA Pulmonas RELIEF BY INHALATION/ These Pastilles are especially valuable for the alleviation of Coughs, Colds, Influenza, Bronchitis, Catarrh, Asthma, Hoarseness, Irritation of the throat, laryngitis etc. STACEY BROS. Ltd. (Sole Manufacturers AUCKLAND, N.Z.)/ EXCELLENT FOR PUBLIC SPEAKERS AND SINGERS."

Inscription on Interior lid, "DIRECTIONS FOR USE. MEDICATED. PULMONAS must not be chewed but allowed to dissolve slowly in the mouth.They may be taken at any time, but it is better that liquid be not taken immediately after. To secure immunity from colds, coughs flus, etc. you should always carry pulmonas with you and suck them freely when in crowds or while breathing impure or dust laden air."

Measurements

78mm (Width), 65mm (Length), 16mm (Height).

Object Type

Tin

Copyright Licence  

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Magnus 18 Dec 2015 14:58 PM,UTC

I've been using a similar tin for ages.
http://i.imgur.com/ujih8Vz.jpg

Thought I would look it up, as it had the ingredients of chloroform...
WOW people were bad ass back then!

Magnus 18 Dec 2015 14:58 PM,UTC

I've been using a similar tin for ages.
http://i.imgur.com/ujih8Vz.jpg

Thought I would look it up, as it had the ingredients of chloroform...
WOW people were bad ass back then!

asd 19 Dec 2012 22:45 PM,UTC

about $560 dollars plus for a pristine tin

PSYCOOPS 17 Oct 2012 19:14 PM,UTC

HOW MUCH ARE THEY WORTH?

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