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Ortho Kit Coil Spring Diaphragm

Ortho Kit Coil Spring Diaphragm

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Currently not on view
Object Name
contraceptive, diaphragm kit
date made
after 1951
Patent date (spermicidal jelly)
1951-02-13
maker
Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation
place made
United States: New Jersey, Raritan
Physical Description
fabric (purse material)
rubber (diaphragm material)
Measurements
overall: 4 3/4 in x 10 1/2 in x 2 in; 12.065 cm x 26.67 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
1981.0170.105
accession number
1981.0170
catalog number
1981.0170.105
Credit Line
Gift of Michael R. Harris
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Data Source
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