Dental Flask

Dental Flask

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Description
The “ELI T. STARR” inscription refers to an innovative Philadelphia dentist. See Starr, “Vulcanizing Flask for Dentists,” U.S. Patent 52,710 (Aug. 14, 1866).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Flask, Vulcanizing
flask, vulcanizing
dental device
Other Terms
Flask, Vulcanizing; Dentistry
Measurements
overall: 2 1/4 in x 3 7/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 5.715 cm x 9.8425 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
MG.M-04196
catalog number
M-04196
accession number
89797
patent number
57,210
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National Museum of American History
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