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Allen Implant, Small

Allen Implant, Small

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Currently not on view
Object Name
Implant, Eye
eye, artificial
prosthesis
implant, eye
Date made
1970s
maker
Precision-Cosmet Company, Inc.
place made
United States: Minnesota, Minneapolis
Physical Description
cardboard (box material)
tan, white (box color)
plastic (implants material)
Measurements
box: 1.9 cm x 3.6 cm x 5 cm; 3/4 in x 1 7/16 in x 1 15/16 in
overall: 3/4 in x 2 in x 1 1/2 in; 1.905 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
2001.0051.11
catalog number
2001.0051.11
accession number
2001.0051
Credit Line
Margery Schreiber Wright
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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