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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
April 15 1962
circa April 15 1962
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001851
Description
Paper envelope with two first issue stamps from Jordan, with a map of Jordan on the left side; flap opened.
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Accession Number
996001851
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Malaria -- ephemera
Description
Paper envelope with two first issue stamps from Jordan, with a map of Jordan on the left side; flap opened.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Jordan
Site Made (City)
Amman
Site Made (Country)
Jordan
Dates
April 15 1962
circa April 15 1962
Date Remarks
First date issued
Material
paper: blue; pink; black; white
Inscriptions
"JORDAN // FIGHTS MALARIA // First Day of Issue // AMMAN // JERICHO // JERUSALEM // DEAD SEA // KARAR [?] // PETRA // AQABA // THE WORLD UNITED AGAINST MALARIA // 1962 // THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.5 cm. x Width: 9.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; adhesive on bottom "flap" is staining and some black marks on back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
1988 Enclyclopedia Americana
Research Facts
See 996.001.850, .852; malaria is a parasitic disease; left untreated, ; 10% infected would die; infected by Anopheles mosquitos, of which 60 species can carry the disease
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close-up lens kit

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Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
994010036 a-h
Description
Brown leather case; snap top closure; compartmentalized interior; with black plastic adapter ring under elasticized strap; four lenses with varying gradients; two pages of instructions/information folded inside case
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Accession Number
994010036 a-h
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Photography -- instrumentation
Description
Brown leather case; snap top closure; compartmentalized interior; with black plastic
adapter ring under elasticized strap; four lenses with varying gradients; two pages
of instructions/information folded inside case
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 12.2 cm. x Width 7.0 cm. x Depth 5.0 cm.
b - adapter ring - Size: x Width 1.7 cm. x Depth 4.8 cm.
c - lens 'plus 1' - Size: x Width 0.5 cm. x Depth 4.2 cm.
d - lens 'plus 2' - Size: x Width 0.5 cm. x Depth 4.2 cm.
e - lens 'plus 3' - Size: x Width 0.5 cm. x Depth 4.2 cm.
f - lens 'plus 6' - Size: x Width 0.5 cm. x Depth 4.2 cm.
g - 'series 6 close-up lens kit' - Size: Length 28.0 cm. x Width 21.0 cm.
h - 'ratio controls automatic optical pyrometer' - Size: Length 28.0 cm. x Width 21.0 cm.
Maker
Ratio Controls Corporation
Site Made (City)
Addison
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
leather: brown
plastic: black
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Maker's label to case top: ratio :: controls; model name on attachments: TIFFIN SERIES 6
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B1-4
Condition Remarks
overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. R. C. Wheeler; Dr. Wally Breck; CD #3
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