Dental Flask


This is probably the patent model for William E. Buckman, “Improvement in Dental Flasks,” U.S. Patent 180,193 (July 25, 1876). The “William Ely Buckman” inscription on the bottom refers to a dentist in Easton, Pa.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.291116.173Accession Number: 291116Catalog Number: 291116.173

Object Name: flasks and investment ringsOther Terms: Dentistry

Measurements: overall: 3 1/4 in x 4 in x 5 1/4 in; 8.255 cm x 10.16 cm x 13.335 cm


Record Id: nmah_734453

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