WORLD WAR ONE US ARMY MEDICAL TRAINING PACKET:
This World War One US Army First Aid Instruction Packet,
dated September 1916, is a unique example of the
training aids used to prepare the Doughboy for the
trenches in Europe.
This particular packet is unopened and the condition is
very good to excellent. The box is full form and has
not been crushed or broken.. The box is divided into a
top and bottom half and is sealed by the front and back
labels, both labels being intact and fully legible.
Manufactured by the Johnson and Johnson Company, New
Brunswick, New Jersey, the paste board box is printed
with a simulated wood grain finish and measures 4.75”
high, 3.75” wide and 2.5” deep. In addition to the
manufacturer’s label on the front of the box, the
reverse bears a paper label detailing the instructions
for applying the First Aid Bandages.
The box contains two paper wrapped bandages and a paper
envelope of safety pins. Included below is a photograph
of another one of these packets that had been opened so
that you can view the contents.
Whether for your Doughboy outfit or your Medical
display, this packet will be a real conversation piece
to add to your collection. $65