993.635.1: Syringe Set, Tonsil, 1941-1990

Additional Images

993.635.1: Syringe Set, Tonsil.
Image No. 3668 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Cardboard lidded box with lift-out tray, containing: Luer-Lok 5cc control syringe, glass barrel with graduation scales baked in, detachable finger rings and plunger base marked with a fused-in precision line to facilitate dosage measurement; two tonsil needles one straight and one slightly curved near the end, both have a LUER-LOK hub and a gauge to control depth of puncture. Printed label adhering to the underside of the box base reads 'X15 U.S. PAT NOS. 1,742,497..1,793,068..2,076,121 OTHERPATS. ON NEEDLE HUBS APPD. FOR ALSO U.S. PAT. NOS. 1,863,785..1,998,982'. Box dimensions given.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.635.1
Collection: Otolaryngology
Date: 1941-1990

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 15.8 cm
  • Height: 2.5 cm
  • Width: 9.3 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Lidded box
  • b) Tray
  • c) Syringe
  • d) Straight needle
  • e) Curved needle

Object Materials

  • cardboard,
  • chrome plate,
  • glass,
  • metal,
  • paper,
  • plating,
  • printing ink,
  • stainless steel,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Becton, Dickinson & Co.