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Penicillin Presentation Kit - CSL, The Nation's Laboratories, 1964 Object Reg. No: HT 3476

Sample pack of penicillin capsules (LPG Benzathine Penicillin G; 6 LPG Benzathine Penicillin Capsules; 6 Optipen Capsules; 6 Austrapen capsules; 6 LPV Capsules). Presentation kit for keeping CSL name visible on doctor's desk. Wooden tongue depressors show these products were marketed as treatment for throat infections - 1964. Produced by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria.
Green vinyl plush wallet with press-stud contains five glass jars of different penicillin tablets (under plastic straps) and plastic section containing wooden tongue depressors. Glass jars each contain approx 6 capsules of various colours.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 3.60 cm (Height), 10.00 cm (Width), 16.20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: ephemera, general practice medicine, infectious diseases, penicillin
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Pharmacy
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Text on Kit: CSL/The Nation's Laboratories/When you think of antibiotics think of C.S.L.
Text on bottles:
LPG/ Benzathine Penicillin G/ (Tablets and Capsules)
6/ LPG CAPSULES/ Benzathine Penicillin Capsules/ 200,000 UNITS
6 Optipen Capsules/ 250 mg/ PHENETHICILLIN CAPSULES
6 Austrapen capsules/ 250 mg
6 LPV Capsules/ Penicillin V Capsules/ 250 mgm
Maker: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1964

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