Lilly's Aseptic Iletin Syringe No. 230

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Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1930
maker
Eli Lilly and Company
place made
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
Physical Description
metal (needles material)
glass (syringe material)
cardboard (box material)
Measurements
overall: 7/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 2.2225 cm x 8.5725 cm x 3.81 cm
syringe: 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 1.905 cm x 8.255 cm x 1.27 cm
box: 1 3/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 13/16 in; 3.4925 cm x 8.5725 cm x 2.06375 cm
ID Number
1982.0498.12
catalog number
1982.0498.12
accession number
1982.0498
Credit Line
Gift of Eli Lilly and Company
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Diabetes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Comments

What was the typical gauge for needles used for insulin in the 1930's?

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