Category: Stethoscope
Estimated Date: 1860
Name: Stethoscope, wood , Quains type, Cedar type

Description: 6.65” long with broad taper to form a bell 1.5” in diameter. The ear piece is of the plug type and is carved from the same piece of wood. The piece narrows to about .65” at its narrowest and is widest at the bell end. The ear piece is .75 in diameter and .5 high. There is a 1.5 wooden insert which is 2” long and fits into the bell to markedly reduce the diameter of the tube.This is from Dr. Porter’s medical bag.

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