Faichney's Insulin Hypodermic Needle

Currently not on view
Object Name
needle, insulin
date made
ca 1930s
Faichney Instrument Corporation
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
steel (needle material)
overall: 5 cm x 2.5 cm x 1.8 cm; 1 31/32 in x 31/32 in x 23/32 in
box: 1 in x 2 in x 3/8 in; 2.54 cm x 5.08 cm x .9525 cm
needle, bagged: 1 5/8 in x 1 in x 1/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 2.54 cm x .635 cm
place made
United States: New York, Watertown
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
The Fournet Drugstore Collection
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