Vaporole Pituitary (Infundibular) Extract 1 c.c. 20 per cent

Burroughs Wellcome & Co
Circa 1900
Two amber phials remaining from an original set of six phials, containing "'Vaporole' Pituitary (Infundibular) Extract 1 c.c. 20 per cent" by Burroughs Wellcome & Co., London. Glass phials consist of circular foot or stand, tampering up to central bulb with a neck, with enclosed tube-shaped top, with black on green labels.Blue flip-top box with black lettering and instruction sheet. Included (but not necessarily part of set) are metal file to snap phials and a wrap of linen containing cotton wool.
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contents, glass, metal, cottonwool, linen, cardboard and ink
5.0 x 1.4 cm (phial)
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Gift of AMA Victoria, 2011
product name/maker's mark ▫ moulded on bulbous section: 'Vaporol' ▫ phial
specifications/maker's mark ▫ printed labels, in several languages ▫ box label
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Medical History Museum Category


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