Suture Kit; Mersons (Sutures) Ltd, Salvus Products Inc.; 1939-1945; 2015.73

Name/Title

Suture Kit

About this object

Celluloid rectangular packet with 9 glass cylinders containing sutures.
1. Celluloid Packet: Rectangular plastic packet.
2. Suture Vial: Clear glass vial containing suture thread and clear liquid, with paper label: "Salvus / Boilable / Sutures / Size Plain Untreated Code / 3 Catgut, USP Type A 208 / Control Number 20510 / Salvus Products Inc. / Made in U.S.A. Chicago / Trade Mark Reg.".
3. Suture Vial: Clear glass vial containing suture thread and clear liquid, with paper label: "Salvus / Boilable / Sutures / Size Plain Untreated Code / 3 Catgut, USP Type A 208 / Control Number 20510 / Salvus Products Inc. / Made in U.S.A. Chicago / Trade Mark Reg.".
4. Suture Vial: Clear glass vial containing suture thread and clear liquid, with paper label: "Salvus / Boilable / Sutures / Size Plain Untreated Code / 3 Catgut, USP Type A 208 / Control Number 20510 / Salvus Products Inc. / Made in U.S.A. Chicago / Trade Mark Reg.".
5. Suture Vial: Clear glass vial containing suture thread and clear liquid, with paper label: "Salvus / Boilable / Sutures / Size Plain Untreated Code / 3 Catgut, USP Type A 208 / Control Number 20510 / Salvus Products Inc. / Made in U.S.A. Chicago / Trade Mark Reg.".
6. Suture Vial: Clear glass vial containing suture thread and clear liquid, with paper label: "Salvus / Boilable / Sutures / Size Plain Untreated Code / 3 Catgut, USP Type A 208 / Control Number 20510 / Salvus Products Inc. / Made in U.S.A. Chicago / Trade Mark Reg.".
7. Suture Vial: Clear glass vial (broken 2 pieces) containing suture thread, with paper label: "Salvus / Boilable / Sutures / Size Plain Untreated Code / 3 Catgut, USP Type A 208 / Control Number 20510 / Salvus Products Inc. / Made in U.S.A. Chicago / Trade Mark Reg.".
8. Suture Vial: Clear glass vial containing suture thread and clear liquid, with paper label: "ETHICON / STERILISED SURGICAL SUTURE / (CATGUT) / Non-Boilable 5 feet / Licence No. T.S.(M) 4 Batch EM 5001 / Mersons (Sutures) Ltd., Edinburgh, Scotland".
9. Suture Vial: Clear glass vial (broken 3 pieces) containing suture thread, with paper label: "ETHICON MERSUTURE (Trade / Mark) / Non-Boilable / Sterilised Surgical Suture (Catgut) / 30" (76cm.) Chromic 2/0 / Intestinal 1/2 Circle Needle 30mm. B.P. / Code M441 Batch C7305 / Licence No.T.S.(M) 4 / Import Licence No, South Africa 6: Pakistan 627".

Maker

Mersons (Sutures) Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Maker

Salvus Products Inc.

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1939-1945

Place Made

Edinburgh

Place Made

Chicago

Measurements

1 - Celluloid Packet: L 20 W 37mm (L 13/16 W 1 7/16")

Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Suture/Instrument, Surgical/Medical Instruments/Medical & Psychological T&E/05 Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology/Nomenclature

Object number

2015.73

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