Dental Vulcanizer

Dental Vulcanizer

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Description
Patent model for John R. B. Ransom, “Vulcanizer,” U.S. Patent 154,082 (August 11, 1874). Ransom (1847-1907) was a partner in Ransom & Randolph, a surgical instrument firm in Toledo, Ohio.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dental coll object
vulcanizing apparatus
patent model
dental device
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 6 in x 6 in; 30.48 cm x 15.24 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
MG.M-04237
catalog number
M-04237
patent number
154,082
accession number
89797
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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