WW1 British Army RAMC Wound Antiseptic Iodine Ampoule for External Use RARE 3. Iodine ampules were issued to each British Army infantryman as a form of antiseptic during the First World War.
The ampoule was carried along side a field first aid dressing to be applied to the wound before being dressed. The ampoule is an excellent example, complete with original packaging and unopened. The cardboard tube contains a glass ampoule filled with medical iodine and cotton wool for protection. The exterior of the carboard packaging has features text which reads.
Iodine Ampoule for External Use. Push the glass ampoule out of the. Hold it in a vertical position. And strike the padded end downwards. Against some hard surface so as to.
Break the end of the glass bulb con. Will at once saturate the pad, by. Means of which is should be freely.
Applied to the would and surrounding. Skin before applying the dressing. Please look at my other items for more militaria and collectables.
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