Hypodermic Needle


Steel hypodermic needle made by Becton, Dickinson & Co.

Ref: Fairleigh S. Dickinson, “Hypodermic Syringe Needle Hub,” U.S. Patent 2,076,121 (April 5, 1937).

Fairleigh S. Dickinson, “Hypodermic Needle,” U.S. Patent 2,211,537 (August 13, 1940).

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Richard H. Bogard

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2000.0137.035Accession Number: 2000.0137Catalog Number: 2000.0137.035

Object Name: Needle, Hypodermicneedle, hypodermicsyringeOther Terms: Needle, Hypodermic; Drug Administrator

Physical Description: cardboard (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 in x 6 5/8 in x 3/4 in; 2.54 cm x 16.8275 cm x 1.905 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-9bf4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1215414

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