Hypodermic Syringe


Steel hypodermic syringe in a cardboard box, with inscriptions that read “NOVAMPUL / SYRINGE / NOVOCOL CHEMICAL MFG. CO. INC. / 2921-2923 ATLANTIC . . . BROOKLYN, N.Y. / Makers of . . . Products.” According to advertisements, the glass ampule served as the glass barrel of the syringe, “so that sterility of the solution is assured and maintained throughout the injection.”

Ref: Novampul ads in Dental Items of Interest Review 1 (1925).

Maker: Novocol Chemical Manufacturing Company, Inc.

Place Made: United States: New York, Brooklyn

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2014.0067.060Accession Number: 2014.0067Catalog Number: 2014.0067.060

Object Name: syringe, dental

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-1721-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1419387

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