10 c.c. glass syringe with a “B-D YALE / LUER-LOK CONTROL” inscription on the tube. The Becton Dickinson Control Syringe, introduced in 1923, had three rings for two fingers and a thumb. With the Luer-Lok, available by 1924, “a half turn locks the needle” securely into place.

Maker: Becton, Dickinson and Company

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Becton, Dickinson and Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-06720.10Catalog Number: M-06720.10Accession Number: 201362

Object Name: syringeOther Terms: Hypodermic

Physical Description: glass (plunger, single ring material)glass (barrel material)metal, steel (plunger, single ring material)metal, steel (handle, double ring material)metal, steel (tip, luer lock material)glass (barrel material)metal, (barrel material)metal, (plunger material)metal, (tip, luer lock material)Measurements: overall: 1 in x 6 3/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 2.54 cm x 16.1925 cm x 7.9375 cm


Record Id: nmah_730878

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