Gelatine capsules

Parke Davis and Company, Manufacturer

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Parke Davis and Company, Manufacturer
"Empty Gelatine Capsules" : Cardboard box containing plastic bag part full of capsules. Probably used by chemist to create a measured dose of powder, etc. presumably for prescriptions. Side panel indicates the 5 substances of which the capsules are made and various sizes and their capacities. Text is brown on yellowish background. Each capsule is tubular 15 mm long, rounded ends, about 6 mm diameter, clear, in 2 pieces.
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Signature/Marks and Type
John White Chemist Label
1000 No.3 Label
Empty Gelatine Capsules / Unsurpassed in solubility, fit and uniformity. / Parke, Davis & Co. / Detroit, Mich., U.S.A. JK123 Printed
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Parke Davis and Company. Gelatine capsules, 2002.211. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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