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adrenalin chloride solution ampoule

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Dates
1965
1970
circa 1965-1970
Collection
Ms. Connie Cox Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
003017005
Description
A 1 cc ampoule of adrenalin chloride solution; solution is clear; with paper label.
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Accession Number
003017005
Collection
Ms. Connie Cox Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A 1 cc ampoule of adrenalin chloride solution; solution is clear; with paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Ms. Connie Cox, RN, as a teaching aid for instructing nurses at Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
1970
circa 1965-1970
Date Remarks
Printed on label affixed to ampoule.
Material
glass: transparent
paper: off-white
ink: red
paint: blue
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label affixed to ampoule: "1 CC. // ADRENALIN CHLORIDE // SOLUTION 1:1000 // Epinephrine Hydrochloride // Solution C. S. D. // DOSE - See carton. // Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd."; "Exp. Date: May 1970 // Z 209 B"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label shows wear on edge.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, RN, retired; based on supplier's catalogue: "Complete Catalogue: Products of Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.", 1946, p. 7
Research Facts
Adrenalin chloride solution 1:1000 ampoules are used as a circulatory stimulant, vasoconstrictor and hemostatic; prepared for hypodermic administration; store between 15° and 25°C (59° and 77°F).; protect from light and freezing.
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adrenalin chloride solution ampoule

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Dates
1965
1970
circa 1965-1970
Collection
Ms. Connie Cox Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
003017006
Description
A 1 cc ampoule of adrenalin chloride solution; solution is clear; with paper label
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Accession Number
003017006
Collection
Ms. Connie Cox Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Epinephrine
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A 1 cc ampoule of adrenalin chloride solution; solution is clear; with paper label
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Ms. Connie Cox, RN, as a teaching aid for instructing nurses at Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
1970
circa 1965-1970
Date Remarks
Printed on label affixed to ampoule.
Material
glass: transparent
paper: cream
ink: red, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label affixed to ampoule: "1 CC. // ADRENALIN CHLORIDE // SOLUTION 1:1000 // Epinephrine Hydrochloride // Solution C. S. D. // DOSE - See carton. // Park, Davis & Co., Ltd."; "Exp. Date: May 1970 // Z 209 B"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label shows wear on edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, RN, retired; based on supplier's catalogue: "Complete Catalogue: Products of Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.," 1946, p. 7
Research Facts
Adrenalin chloride solution 1:1000 ampoules are used as a circulatory stimulant, vasoconstrictor and hemostatic; prepared for hypoermic administration; store between 15° and 25°C (59° and 77°F).; protect from light and freezing.
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Gold Medal Capsules

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
996001299 a-c
Description
Two-piece cardboard box which consists of (a) the printed top section which slides over (b) the cardboard base; the top lists product information; (a & b) were originally sealed with a round paper seal (now broken); inside of (b) is (c), a wax paper envelope which contains Haarlem oil capsules -- s…
Accession Number
996001299 a-c
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Diuretics
Urinary Retention -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- diuretics -- container
Description
Two-piece cardboard box which consists of (a) the printed top section which slides over (b) the cardboard base; the top lists product information; (a & b) were originally sealed with a round paper seal (now broken); inside of (b) is (c), a wax paper envelope which contains Haarlem oil capsules -- several of which have broken.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - cardboard box (top) - Size: Length 7.2 cm. x Width 4.6 cm. x Depth 3.0 cm.
b - cardboard box (bottom) - Size: Length 7.1 cm. x Width 4.5 cm. x Depth 2.7 cm.
c - wax envelope ( folded) - Size: Length 6.8 cm. x Width 4.4 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Goodrich, U.S.A. in Oct. 1993
Maker
Gold Medal Haarlem Oil Co.
Site Made (City)
Jersey City
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: blue
cardboard: off-white
wax paper: clear-beige
Inscriptions
Box top and bottom read, "TRADE MARK REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // GOLD MEDAL // 50 HAARLEM OIL // CAPSULES // 1696 // SOLE DISTRIBUTORS // GOLD MEDAL HAARLEM OIL CO. // JERSEY CITY 2, N.J., U.S.A. // CONTAINS: - SULPHURETTED OILS OF TURPENTINE // AND LINSEED, AND OIL OF PEPPERMINT // KEEP IN DRY PLACE MEDIUM SIZE"; box side reads, "A DIURETIC TO THE KIDNEYS // DIRECTIONS:" (listed) "CAUTION:" (listed); other side reads, "GOLD MEDAL // HAARLEM OIL // CAPSULES"; paper seal reads, "BE // SURE // THIS SEAL IS // NOT BROKEN // WHEN YOU // PURCHASE // PRINTED IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row D
Condition Remarks
(a,b) cardboard box is badly oil-stained due to some of the capsules breaking; the bottom (b) of the box is very oil-stained as is the top of (a), but all printing is legible; the paper seal is broken and oil-stained, but legible
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a diuretic for the kidneys
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Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root

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Dates
1900
1925
circa 1900-1925
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
996001309
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and tooled, double rounded collar; the front, back and side panels are slightly recessed; there are printed paper labels on the front and back panels, which list product information; bottle is full of swamp-root and corked.
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Accession Number
996001309
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Diuretics
Cathartics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- diuretics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and tooled, double rounded collar; the front, back and side panels are slightly recessed; there are printed paper labels on the front and back panels, which list product information; bottle is full of swamp-root and corked.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Goodrich, USA, in Oct.1993.
Maker
Dr. Kilmer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Binghamton
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1925
circa 1900-1925
Date Remarks
Early 20th century
Material
glass: clear
paper: light pink
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Front label reads, "CONTAINS 10 1/2 FLUID // OUNCES // DR. KILMER & CO., // BINGHAMTON, N.Y. // See directions for taking // on back panel"; back label reads, "DR. KILMER'S // SWAMP-ROOT // DIRECTIONS" (listed) " // Shake well before using // It is pleasant to take // Caution:" (listed); bottle embossed with, "5 // 50"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.8 cm. x Width: 7.3 cm. x Depth: 4.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle is unopened and has no chips or cracks; the original cork and seal are in place; the front and back labels have staining, but all printing is legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
See label from Dr. Chiong's exhibit formerly at Bracken Library; "Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21; "The Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, pp. 26, 43, 87, 94; "The Golden Age of Quackery" by Stewart H. Holbrook, pp. 111-119; "Remedies and Rackets" by James Cook, pp. 19 & 91
Research Facts
Most famous product produces by the Dr. Kilmer & Co.; used as a diuretic to the kidneys; Kilmer company set up by two brothers, S. Andral and Jonas M. Kilmer; lasted more than 50 years
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Warner's Compound Diuretic

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Dates
1906
circa 1906
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
996001312
Description
Oval amber glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, broad flat vertical collar; the front and back panels curve outwards; there is a printed paper label on the front which lists product information; the back is embossed with a trademark (iron safe) and product informations; the bottle …
Accession Number
996001312
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Diuretics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- diuretics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Oval amber glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, broad flat vertical collar; the front and back panels curve outwards; there is a printed paper label on the front which lists product information; the back is embossed with a trademark (iron safe) and product informations; the bottle is filled with Warner's Compound and sealed with a cork and partial paper seal
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Goodrich, USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
Warner's Safe Remedies Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Date Remarks
Name changed from "Safe Cure" to "Safe Remedies" after the Food & Drugs Act was passed in 1906
Material
glass: amber
paper: beige
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Bottle back embossed, "6 FL. OZ. // WARNER'S // SAFE // REMEDIES CO. // ROCHESTER, N.Y. U.S.A."; bottom embossed with "1443"; front label reads, "WARNER'S // COMPOUND // A DIURETIC // CONCENTRATED // NON-ALCOHOLIC // 6 FLUID OUNCES // Keep in a cool place // DIRECTIONS" (listed) "// DIET" (listed) "// Warner's Safe Remedies Co. // ROCHESTER, N.Y. U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.4 cm. x Width: 6.6 cm. x Depth: 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has no chips, cracks, or wear; the paper label has been water damaged and is missing small sections; the paper seal on the top (covering the cork) is broken and missing sections
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21; see label from Dr. Chiong's exhibit formerly at Bracken
Library; "Nostrums and Quackery" by Arthur J. Cramp, pp. 208-211; "The Snake-Oil Syndrome" by
A. Walker Bingham, pp. 22-24; p. 32
Research Facts
Used as a diuretic; Hulbert H. Warner turned from manufacturing proof safes to proprietary medicines in 1870; his trademark of an iron safe (1879) appeared embossed in bottles and printed in his labels
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strophanthone ampoule

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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
997037466
Description
An ampoule that is a long, liquid-filled cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point; a paper label is affixed.
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Accession Number
997037466
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Heart Diseases -- drug therapy
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
An ampoule that is a long, liquid-filled cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point; a paper label is affixed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This date marks the beginning of the Bird medical practice.
Material
glass: clear
paper: black; discoloured white
Inscriptions
Label on ampoule reads, "1 MIL No. 24 // STROPHANTHONE // DILUTE // Strophanthone, P.D. & Co. // 0.15 mil (Cc.) (2.5 min.) Chloretone (Chloroform // derivative), ).005 Gm. // 2347352 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 5.2 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No chipping or spotting on glass
Copy Type
Original
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bottle of digitalis folium

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
999014009 a-b
Description
An empty cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); distinct moulded lip and moulded screw threadings; paper label on front of bottle; closure by round plastic screw cap (b).
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Accession Number
999014009 a-b
Collection
Dr. Sam Cronk Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
An empty cylindrical amber glass bottle (a); distinct moulded lip and moulded screw threadings; paper label on front of bottle; closure by round plastic screw cap (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 29.5 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.2 cm x Diam 17.7 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Sam Cronk of Belleville, Ontario.
Maker
Ayerst
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
glass: amber
plastic: black
paper: tan
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "1000 Ayerst 1000 // DRY POWDER CAPSULE // No. 313 // DIGITALIS FOLIUM // PYHSIOLOGICALLY TESTED // 15 MINIMS // Tincture of Digitalis C.F. // Made in Canada // AYERST, McKENNA & HARRISION // Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemists // MONTREAL CANADA"; embossed on bottom: "9 // 950 // D // 8366".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 A
Condition Remarks
Label faded; minor white paint flecks on glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Queens Senate Medical School Scholarships Web site; The Canadian Encyclopedia Web site; CD #1
Research Facts
Dr. Sam Cronk graduated from Queens Medical School in 1915; his son, Dr. L. Bruce Cronk, who donated this bottle also graduated from Queens Medical School in 1946; The first pharmaceutical company in Canada was established in Toronto in 1879 by E.B. Shuttleworth.
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Digifoline ampoules

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
1977.8.27
Description
A cardboard box containing glass ampoules of Digifoline.
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Accession Number
1977.8.27
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A cardboard box containing glass ampoules of Digifoline.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
CIBA
Site Made (City)
Basle
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
cardboard: white; yellow; black; red
glass
Inscriptions
On box is printed: "2 // sterile ampoules // 1.1 c.c. // DIGIFOLINE // T.M. Reg. // "CIBA" // POISON // TRADE [logo: two hexagons, one inside the other, with a monogram of CIBA inside the inner one] MARK // Registered // [inside a box shape: One c.c. represents 0.1 gm. // (1 1/2 grains) of digitalis // leaves standardised by the // Focke method] // SOCIETY OF CHEMICAL // INDUSTRY IN BASLE // (Switzerland) // Sale Representatives: // CIBA COMPANY, Ltd // MONTREAL"; printed at an angle across the above: "Complimentary Package"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a tear in the box's top
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Digifoline is a product made of digitalis leaves.
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nitroglycerin vial

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Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
993004288
Description
Brown glass slim unopened vial of nitroglycerin in 25 soluble 1/200 gr. hypodermic tablets with pink plastic heat-shrunk around silver cap.
Accession Number
993004288
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
Brown glass slim unopened vial of nitroglycerin in 25 soluble 1/200 gr. hypodermic tablets with pink plastic heat-shrunk around silver cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Ingram & Bell, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Material
glass: brown
paper: white; blue
plastic: pink
Inscriptions
Printed in blue on white paper label: "25 Soluable Hypodermic Tablets 25 // NITROGLYCERINE // 1/200 Grain/ [lot #] 650116 // INGRAM & BELL, LIMITED, TORONTO // Montreal Winnipeg Calgary Vancouver"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row B Box 1
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.3 cm. x Diam. : 0.7 cm.
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nitroglycerin hypodermic tablets vial

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Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
993004289
Description
Brown glass slim unopened vial of nitroglycerin in 25 soluble 1/100 gr. hypodermic tablets with pink plastic heat-shrunk around silver cap.
Accession Number
993004289
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
Brown glass slim unopened vial of nitroglycerin in 25 soluble 1/100 gr. hypodermic tablets with pink plastic heat-shrunk around silver cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Ingram & Bell, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Material
glass: brown
paper: white; red
plastic: pink
Inscriptions
Printed in red on white paper label: "25 Soluable Hypodermic Tablets 25 // NITROGLYCERIN // 1/100 Grain/ [lot #] 551213 // INGRAM & BELL, LIMITED, TORONTO // Montreal Winnipeg Calgary Vancouver"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row B Box 1
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.3 cm. x Diam.: 0.7 cm.
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