993.1166.1: Light-Conductive Speculum, Vaginal, 1970-2001

Additional Images

993.1166.1: Light-Conductive Speculum, Vaginal.
Image No. 394 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Disposable light-conductive vaginal speculum, medium size, with hollow handle, ratchet and finger guard, blades are 4 x 1ΒΌ inches with one fixed blade. In relief 'WELCH ALLYN U.S.A. 58001 PAT. PEND.'. The speculum is compatible with an illumination system which can be inserted at the base.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.1166.1
Collection: Gynaecology/Obstetrics/Contraception
Date: 1970-2001

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 17.2 cm
  • Height: 14 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • plastic

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Welch Allyn
  • Patent Country: U.S.A.Patent Number: Pending
  • Owner: Dr. N.M. Arnott
  • History of Use: The speculum is inserted into the vagina to dilate it for examination of the vagina and cervix.