Lodex box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

GUSN

GUSN-198488

Description

Lodex box that is beige and olive green. Covered on all sides with instructions and product information.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
Box

Inscription

"TRADE MARK IODEX Ointment/ This coal black ointment does not stain, harden nor lister the skin" (printed)
"MENLEY & JAMES LIMITED/70 West 40th St/ New York U.S.A." (printed)
"IODEX/ (Menjay Ointment)/ Rub in until the color disappears/ Price Cents/ Net Contents One Ounce AVD" (printed)
"IODEX/ Directions/ Iodex should be gently rubbed into the skin until the color disappears. Where the parts are too tender to withstand gentle friction, it willsuffice to apply Iodex liberally and cover lightly with gauze". (printed)
"IODEX (Menjay Ointment)/ Dispenser's Note/ Iodex isnot U.S.P. or N.F. composition, nor is it prepared by any other standard work or form...Iodex should not be dispensed in metallic containers/ Printed in U.S.A." (printed)
"RED. U.S. PAT. OFFICE/ TRADE MARK/ No. 86813/ JUNE 4, 1912" (printed)
"EH0401" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

2 x 2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2442