Syringe (5 c.c.)

Description:

Glass syringe with a “B-D YALE / Becton, Dickinson & Co. / MADE IN U.S.A.” and a “L / 79223” inscription. The label on the cardboard box indicates that this was made of “Resistance glass” and intended for hypodermic use, and based on Patent 2,684,556.

Ref: Henry G. Molinari, “Machine and Method for Forming Syringe Barrels,” U.S. Patent 2,684,556 (July 27, 1954).

Maker: Becton, Dickinson and Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New Jersey, East Rutherford

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Credit Line: Donation of George E. Burch, Jr., M.D., Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1980.0186.146Catalog Number: 1980.0186.146Accession Number: 1980.0186Patent Number: 2,684,556

Object Name: syringe

Measurements: overall: 11.3 cm; 4 7/16 inoverall: syringe: 4 9/16 in x 1 in; 11.58875 cm x 2.54 cmoverall: box: 1 1/16 in x 5 1/16 in x 1 3/4 in; 2.69875 cm x 12.85875 cm x 4.445 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-738d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1412063

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