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Vintage 1950s B-F-I Antiseptic Powder Medical Tin
Fantastic collectable lithograph medical tin of B F I antiseptic first-aid dressing and surgical powder. Manufactured by Merck Sharp & Dohme Canada Ltd. (which dates this to somewhere between 1953-1965). Contains info and directions in both English & French. The reverse reads "For Minor Skin Troubles. Promotes healing of cuts, scratches, abrasions, and minor burns. Relieves itching, chafing and irritation from prickly heat, sunburn, mosquito bites, fungus infections of the feet (athlete's foot) and dermatitis due to poison ivy or poison oak. Soothes burning foot fatigue".
This RARE BFI antiseptic tin is still more than half full of original powder. Tin is a large version with 1¼oz of product and measures 4½" tall by 1¾" in diameter.
CONDITION: This is a wonderful specimen; free of any dents or damage with only tiny superficial marks to the litho print. Some oxidation has occurred to the bottom as well as the metal located under the cap.