Syringe

Syringe

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Description
10 c.c. glass syringe with a “B-D YALE / LUER-LOK CONTROL” inscription on the tube. The Becton Dickinson Control Syringe, introduced in 1923, had three rings for two fingers and a thumb. With the Luer-Lok, available by 1924, “a half turn locks the needle” securely into place.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
syringe
Other Terms
Hypodermic
maker
Becton, Dickinson and Company
Physical Description
glass (plunger, single ring material)
glass (barrel material)
metal, steel (plunger, single ring material)
metal, steel (handle, double ring material)
metal, steel (tip, luer lock material)
glass (barrel material)
metal, (barrel material)
metal, (plunger material)
metal, (tip, luer lock material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 6 3/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 2.54 cm x 16.1925 cm x 7.9375 cm
ID Number
MG.M-06720.10
catalog number
M-06720.10
accession number
201362
Credit Line
Becton, Dickinson and Company
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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