Dental Articulator

Dental Articulator

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Description
Patent model for Eli T. Starr, “Improvement in Articulators,” U.S. Patent 78,151 (May 19, 1868). Eli Thompson Starr (1833-1904) was a Philadelphia dentist who worked for the S. S. White Dental Co. According to one account, “The fecundity of his inventive talent is evidenced by the fact that nearly one hundred different patents were granted to him, covering nearly every department of dentistry.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
articulators, patent model
dental instrument
Other Terms
Dentistry
maker
Starr, Eli T.
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 4 7/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 7.62 cm x 12.3825 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
MG.M-04210
catalog number
M-04210
accession number
89797
patent number
78,151
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National Museum of American History
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