A: Tin box with hinged lid; exterior is painted blue, interior is unpainted; in white print on lid, "MSA" overlayed by "SAFETY EQUIPMENT HEADQUARTERS" below is, "FIRST AID PACKET"
B: Gauze bandage, cylindrical in shape; wrapped in white paper secured by two light blue round stickers at top and bottom; blue printed text on paper: "Curity/ GAUZE BANDAGE/ 1IN. X 2 YDS/ STERILIZED AFTER WRAPPING/ If this wrapper is broken or open, sterility cannot be guaranteed./ THE KENDALL COMPANY/ BAUER & BLACK DIVISION CHICAGO".
C: Merthiolate tincture in cylindrical wooden container; adhered to container is a white paper label with red printed text, "MERTHIOLATE* TINCTURE/ Solution Thimerosal N.F. 1:100/ Alcohol 50%/ 3.5 cc. Applicator Vial/ *TM Eli Lilly & Co. Reg. U.S. Pat. Off/ For the first aid treatment of/ cuts and abrasions of the skin./ TO OPEN: Twist Top/ DIRECTIONS: --Remove the screw cap and use like pen. To/ sprinkle contents tap bottom./ Do not use in combination/ with or following the applica-/ tion of acids, the stalks of heavy/ metals or iodine/ PACKAGED BY / Mine Safety Appliances Co./ MADE IN U.S.A. Pittsburgh 8, Pa"; written vertically, "KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN/ For External Use Only".
D-G: Bandage, "CURAD" brand; paper enclosure with green and red printed text, "CURAD/ THE 'OUCHLESS' BANDAGE" with printed opening instructions and partial patent numbers.
MSA [Mine Safety Appliances] Inc., originated in Pittsburgh, PA. The company originally specialized in mine safety, but has since expanded to other industries.