2011.31.1: Syringe, Cartridge, 1950-1966

Additional Images

2011.31.1: Syringe, Cartridge.
Image No. 3117 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Boxed "MITREX" all steel cartridge syringe for use with disposable pre-filled glass cartridge units; consists of a central hollow cylindrical barrel, plunger with thumb rest, crossbar finger rest and two screw-on nozzle tips. ‘MADE IN ENGLAND FOR MITREX MEDICAL & INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT LTD.’ stamped into barrel. Cartridge syringe with nozzle dimensions given.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 2011.31.1
Collection: Surgery, General
Date: 1950-1966

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 12 cm
  • Width: 5 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Box base
  • b) Box lid
  • c) Cartridge syringe
  • d) Nozzle tip
  • e) Nozzle tip

Object Materials

  • cardboard,
  • chrome plate,
  • metal,
  • paper,
  • steel,
  • velvet

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Medical & Industrial Equipment Ltd.
  • Owner: Dr. Edwin Stockdale
  • History of Use: Used to administer local anaesthetic.