993.150.1: Excelsior Syringe, c. 1959

Additional Images

993.150.1: Excelsior Syringe.
Image No. 2943 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

'Excelsior Syringe' with single finger ring and catheter tip. Asbestos string is wrapped round the plunger tip and an area around the plunger stem.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.150.1
Collection: Surgery, General
Date: c. 1959

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 23.4 cm
  • Width: 3.7 cm
  • Depth: 3 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • asbestos,
  • glass

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