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Faichney's Insulin Hypodermic Needle

Faichney's Insulin Hypodermic Needle

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Object Name
needle
needle, insulin
syringe
date made
ca 1930s
maker
Faichney Instrument Corporation
place made
United States: New York, Watertown
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
steel (needle material)
Measurements
overall: 5 cm x 2.5 cm x 1.8 cm; 1 31/32 in x 31/32 in x 23/32 in
box: 1 in x 2 in x 3/8 in; 2.54 cm x 5.08 cm x.9525 cm
needle, bagged: 1 5/8 in x 1 in x 1/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 2.54 cm x.635 cm
ID Number
1985.0475.809
catalog number
1985.0475.809
accession number
1985.0475
Credit Line
The Fournet Drugstore Collection
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Diabetes
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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