Estimated Date: 1860
Description: 3.25“x 1.25“x 3/4” box with plush red silk lining contains a 3“x 3/8” syringe. Each end is closed with a brown composition material as are the 2 needles The plunger is metal,calibrated with a rubber tip. Compartment in lid opens to reveal a strand of wires for opening the needles. The tip syringe is the male type with the needles having female connectors. Nice example of an early pre-sterilization injector.
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