Syringe

Syringe

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Description
Steel syringe with a “THE RANDALL-FAICHNEY CO. BOSTON U.S.A.” inscription on one side of the tube and “IMPERIAL NO. 3” on the other. Advertisements described the Imperial as “an all-metal syringe, of unusual strength and effectiveness” that was “large enough to prepare several teeth for extraction at one time, and strong enough to admit of excellent results.”
Ref: Items of Interest. A Monthly Magazine of Dental Art, Science and Literature 27 (1905): 910.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Syringes
syringe
syringe, dental
Other Terms
Syringes; Hypodermic
maker
Randall-Faichney Company
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
handle, finger rest (?? material)
metal, steel (plunger, thumb rest material)
metal, steel (?? material)
metal, steel (barrell material)
metal, steel (tip, screw material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 4 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in; 1.905 cm x 11.7475 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
MG.M-09220
catalog number
M-09220
accession number
218383
Credit Line
Gift of University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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