Hypodermic Syringe (2 c.c.)

Hypodermic Syringe (2 c.c.)

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Description
Glass hypodermic syringe with a “Verity” inscription and a steel needle with a Luer lock. The Mercer Glass Works introduced the Verity syringe in 1957.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
syringe, hypodermic
date made
before 1993
maker
Becton, Dickinson and Company
Mercer Glass Works, Inc.
place made
United States: New York
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
box: 1 7/16 in x 4 1/8 in x 7/8 in; 3.65125 cm x 10.4775 cm x 2.2225 cm
needle: 5/16 in x 1 3/4 in x 5/16 in;.79375 cm x 4.445 cm x.79375 cm
syringe: 3 1/4 in x 1.6 cm; x 8.255 cm x 5/8 in
box: 1 3/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 7/8 in; 3.4925 cm x 10.4775 cm x 2.2225 cm
syringe: 3 1/4 in x 5/8 in; 8.255 cm x 1.5875 cm
needle: 1 3/4 in x 1/4 in; 4.445 cm x.635 cm
ID Number
1993.0107.180
catalog number
1993.0107.180
accession number
1993.0107
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Paul W. Reiser, D.D.S.
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