Glass syringe with a red paper label that reads in part: “MANUFACTURED / P. J. / MC ELROY / WEST CAMBRIDGE, MA.” Inscription on the carboard box read in part: “SAFETY-TRIUMPH / ASEPTIC GLASS SYRINGE / (McElroy Mineral Packed) / The Randall-Faichney Co., Inc. / Boston, U.S.A.” Patrick J. McElroy was a “practical glass blower” whose syringes were available by the 1880s and sold by druggists across the country.
Ref: Randall-Faichney ad in Annals of Gynecology and Pediatry 15 (1902).
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