993.1167.1: Automatic Blood Lancet, c. 1959

Additional Images

993.1167.1: Automatic Blood Lancet.
Image No. 2664 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Three part automatic blood lancet with bell tip. The blade is adjustable and is regulated by the length of the plunger withdrawal. Coil spring. Blade set into handle with a locking device. 'ADAMS GERMANY' stamped into surface.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.1167.1
Collection: Diagnostic, Clinical
Date: c. 1959

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 11 cm
  • Width: 1 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Bell tip
  • b) Cover
  • c) Shaft, spring and blade

Object Materials

  • chrome plate,
  • metal,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Adams
  • Owner: Dr. N.M. Arnott
  • History of Use: Blood testing instrument.