Antique Insulin Bottle Eli Lilly Very old insulin bottle and instructions for use. Bottle label includes patent dates of 10-9-23 and 12-23-24. The instructions contain such interesting phrases as: "Iletin, also known as Insulin, Lilly, as at present supplied, is an aqueous solution of the active anidabetic principle obtained from the islands of Langerhans in the pancreas". And, "If the syringe is sterilized by boiling, use distilled or rain water and not hard water". Bottle measures 2 3/8"H x 1"W. Manufactured by Eli Lilly and Company. Bottle is in excellent condition and is not chipped or cracked and has original rubber stopper. Auction includes original box, however the box is not in great shape. T is no insulin in the bottle.
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