Steel syringe with a “Pat’d. July 7 ’96 G. R. SCHIMMEL.” Gustav Rudolph Schimmel (1861-1928) was an inventive druggist in Detroit.

Ref: Gustave R, Schimmel, “Hypodermic Syringe,” Canadian Patent 563,621 (July 7, 1896).

Date Made: 1897

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: W. Harry Archer, D. D. S.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-07000Catalog Number: M-07000Accession Number: 216553

Object Name: syringeOther Terms: Hypodermic

Physical Description: metal, steel (?? material)metal, steel (plunger, thumb rest material)metal, steel (barrel material)metal, steel (handle, finger rest material)metal, steel (tip, screw material)Measurements: overall: 1 in x 4 1/8 in x 2 in; 2.54 cm x 10.4775 cm x 5.08 cm


Record Id: nmah_720996

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