Hypodermic Needles

Hypodermic Needles

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Description
The inscription on the lid of this cardboard box reads “HYPODERMIC NEEDLES / RANFAC BOSTON, U.S.A.” and “R & B / Always a / Mark of / Quality.” The needles were designed for injecting an anesthetic, primarily for dental use.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Needles
needle set
syringe
Object Type
needles
Other Terms
Needles; Hypodermic; Gauge, 28 Length, 5/8 in
Physical Description
metal (?? material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/4 in x 3 1/8 in x 5/8 in; 5.715 cm x 7.9375 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
MG.M-10662.03
catalog number
M-10662.03
accession number
254077
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. J. O. Pierson
subject
Dr. C. Edmund Kells Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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