Steel syringe with a “THE RANDALL-FAICHNEY CO. BOSTON U.S.A.” inscription on one side of the tube and “IMPERIAL NO. 3” on the other. Advertisements described the Imperial as “an all-metal syringe, of unusual strength and effectiveness” that was “large enough to prepare several teeth for extraction at one time, and strong enough to admit of excellent results.”

Ref: Items of Interest. A Monthly Magazine of Dental Art, Science and Literature 27 (1905): 910.

Maker: Randall-Faichney Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Boston

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Credit Line: Gift of University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-09220Catalog Number: M-09220Accession Number: 218383

Object Name: Syringessyringesyringe, dentalOther Terms: Syringes; Hypodermic

Physical Description: handle, finger rest (?? material)metal, steel (plunger, thumb rest material)metal, steel (?? material)metal, steel (barrell material)metal, steel (tip, screw material)Measurements: overall: 3/4 in x 4 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in; 1.905 cm x 11.7475 cm x 6.6675 cm


Record Id: nmah_720992

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