Rigid gastroscope marked "Germany 260" in a wooden case marked "George Wolf, Berlin N.W." Georg Wolf (1873-1938) was a medical instrument maker in Berlin known particularly for his gastroscopes.The case also contains a flexible shaft of wound silver covered by rubber, and marked "Amer. Cystoscope Makers, Inc., N.Y.”

Date Made: ca 1929

Maker: Wolf, Georg

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: From Jerome Weiss, M.D.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-14714Catalog Number: M-14714Accession Number: 299454

Object Name: gastroscopeendoscope

Measurements: main object: 28 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 73.025 cm x 5.715 cm x 3.175 cmcase: 2 1/4 in x 32 1/4 in x 4 3/4 in; 5.715 cm x 81.915 cm x 12.065 cm


Record Id: nmah_1377541

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