Stethoscope

Stethoscope

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Description
The inscription on the cardboard box of this binaural instrument reads “CAMMAN STETHO-SCOPE / WITH SPRING JOINT / FEICK BROS. 49 SIXTH STREET, PITTSBURG, PA." George Feick was a surgical instrument maker from Germany who arrived in the U.S. in 1881, and opened a small repair shop in Pittsburgh. In 1898, his sons Carl and Edwin having come of age, the firm became the Feick Bros. Company.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
stethoscope set
stethoscope, binaural
Other Terms
Diagnostic Medicine
maker
Feick Bros. Company
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
Measurements
box: 1 5/8 in x 8 1/4 in x 4 5/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 20.955 cm x 11.7475 cm
ID Number
MG.M-14696
catalog number
M-14696
accession number
299502
Credit Line
Roberta Craig
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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