Hypodermic Syringe

Description:

Hypodermic kit with glass syringe and two steel needles. Inscriptions read “B-D YALE / Becton-Dickinson & Co.” and “4872Y.”

Ref: Fairleigh S. Dickinson, “Hypodermic Syringe,” U.S. Patent 1,742,497 (Jan. 7, 1930).

Fairleigh S. Dickinson, “Hypodermic Syringe and Needle Therefor,” U.S. Patent 1,793,068 (Feb. 17, 1931).

Fairleigh S. Dickinson, “Hypodermic Syringe Needle Hub,” U.S Patent 2,076,121 (April 6, 1937).

Fairleigh S. Dickinson, “Hypodermic Needle,” U.S. Patent 2,211,537 (Aug. 30, 1940).

Date Made: before 1978after 1940

Maker: Becton, Dickinson and Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: Gift of Boericke and Tafel Pharmacy

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.311682.0194Catalog Number: 311682.0194Accession Number: 311682

Object Name: syringe, hypodermic

Physical Description: glass (syringe material)metal (needles material)plastic (case material)cardboard (cover material)paper (instructions material)Measurements: overall: 1 7/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 7/8 in; 4.7625 cm x 8.255 cm x 2.2225 cmoverall: 7/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 8.255 cm x 4.445 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-4e4c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1347083

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