1930s White Cross First Aid Tin with Supplies "Wonderful Graphics"

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Lester Wandermere flipped open the first aid kit and grumbled something under his breath. He had been working as a lineman for Bell Telephone for almost 25 years and he had never had a member of his crew that had more accidents than young Bucky Mason. A few minutes earlier Bucky was up a power pole when he disturbed a nest of hornets. Lester watched helplessly as Bucky began swatting wildly at the bugs which caused him to loose his footing and plummet five feet down until his safety harness caught him. During the ordeal Bucky’s helmet fell off his head and landed on the helmet of Ed Meyer who was standing on the ground below. Ed’s head was protected but he tripped over some tools while trying to avoid Bucky's falling helmet causing him to get a nasty gash on his knee.

“I’m okay fellas…the safety harness caught me.” Bucky hollered down while hanging upside down, his harness tangled up around the pole. With a goofy grin on his face he yelled down “Do ya think one of you fellas could shimmy on up here to untangle my line?…fellas?”

Lester ignored Bucky’s request as he went about dressing Ed’s wound. “We’ll just let him hang up there for awhile.” He muttered to Ed.

Here's a very cool circa 1930s White Cross first aid kit with many of its original supplies inside. It would make a fun gift for someone in the medical field or med/nursing student. The metal tin features wonderful period graphics including a doctor and nurse. It measures 7.5" X 5" X 2" with blue, red and white graphics. Inside there is an assortment of unused and partially used supplies, several of which have Bell Telephone logos and other nice period graphics on them including:
- Tourniquet
- Sling
- Bandages
- Smelling Salts
- Scissors
- 3 Small Bottles of Antiseptic
- 2 Tubes of Medicated Ointment

This kit is in very good vintage condition considering its age. The tin has some scratches and scuffs but bright graphics and no dents or rust. As mentioned above some of the medical supplies are partially used but everything inside is clean.

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