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First aid kit (First aid outfit for air crew). Square, canvas pouch sealed on all sides. There is a diagonal tear in each corner with the instructions: 'PULL TO OPEN'. In one corner, there are 2 metal rivets with a canvas tab through each. There is a red cross depicted on each side. There is instructional and contents information on each side. The pouch contains 2 syringes, 2 anti-burn mittens, 1 tube of anti-burn jelly, 1 large wound dressing and 1 safety pin. There is a crown flanked by the letters 'A' and 'M' on each side.
To open this pack tear diagonally from any / corner as indicated by arrows. / FIRST AID OUTFIT FOR AIR CREWS / …Contents… / Ampoules Syringe (Morphia) …2 for severe pain / Anti-burn mittens………..2 for hand burns / Anti-burn jelly in 1oz. Tubes… 1 for burns other than hands / Large wound dressing.......1 / Safety pins....................1 / Note:- See instructions for use on each pack inside. / For burns other than / on hands spread anti- / burn jelly over burn / area and allow to dry / DO NOT USE ANTI- / BURN JELLY WITH / THE MITTENS / A M Printed
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First Aid Kit, 2004.116. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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