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hypodermic needles

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10715
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013011 a-c
Description
A package of 12 hypodermic needles; the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a gold metal tray (a) which rests inside a blue box with a base (b) and a lid (c).
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Accession Number
004013011 a-c
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A package of 12 hypodermic needles; the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a gold metal tray (a) which rests inside a blue box with a base (b) and a lid (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - tray - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
b - box base - Size: Length 7.9 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
c - box lid - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
The patent number dates to 1940.
Material
metal: silver; yellow
cardboard: blue
Inscriptions
"ACME ONE DOZEN // HYPODERMIC NEEDLES // PATS. NOS. 1,742,497 -- 2,076,121, -- 2,211,537" // RUSTLESS STEEL // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J. // MADE IN U.S.A." printed on the box lid
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear on the box.
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet:" Biddington's: United States Patent Dates and Numbers--1836-1990"; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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hypodermic needles

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10716
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013012 a-b
Description
A package of 12 hypodermic needles; the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a blue cardboard tray (a) which fits inside a white cardboard box
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Accession Number
004013012 a-b
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A package of 12 hypodermic needles; the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a blue cardboard tray (a) which fits inside a white cardboard box
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tray - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
b - box - Size: Length 7.9 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Similar to 004013011
Material
metal: silver
cardboard: blue, white
Inscriptions
"ONE DOZEN // HYPODERMIC NEEDLES // CORROSION RESISTING STEEL // GAUGE 25 LENGTH 5/8" // Manufactured by // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J. // MADE IN U.S.A." printed on the box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Condition Remarks
Some wear on the box.
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
004013011; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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hypodermic needles

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10718
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013013 a-b
Description
A package of 11 hypodermic needles (one has been removed); the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a blue cardboard tray (a) which fits inside a white cardboard box
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Accession Number
004013013 a-b
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
MM= Injections -- accessories
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A package of 11 hypodermic needles (one has been removed); the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a blue cardboard tray (a) which fits inside a white cardboard box
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tray - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Width 7.4 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
b - box - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 7.7 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Similar to 004013011
Material
metal: silver
cardboard: blue; white
Inscriptions
"ONE DOZEN // HYPODERMIC NEEDLES // CORROSION RESISTING STEEL // GAUGE 18 LENGTH 1-1/2"" // Manufactured by // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J. // MADE IN U.S.A." printed on the box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Condition Remarks
Some wear on the box.
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
004013011; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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hypodermic needles

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10717
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004013014 a-d
Description
A package of 10 hypodermic needles (two have been removed); the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a black plastic tray (a) which is wrapped in cellophane (except at the end where it has been ripped open to remove the needles) which fits inside a white cardboard box base (b) which slides int…
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Accession Number
004013014 a-d
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A package of 10 hypodermic needles (two have been removed); the needles are luer-loks and are attached to a black plastic tray (a) which is wrapped in cellophane (except at the end where it has been ripped open to remove the needles) which fits inside a white cardboard box base (b) which slides into another box (c); there is also a paper envelope containing tiny wires for cleaning the needles.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - tray - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
b - box base - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
c - box tube - Size: Length 7.1 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
d - envelope - Size: Length 6.9 cm. x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
J. Bishop & Co.
Site Made (City)
Malvern
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Similar to 004013011
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
cardboard: white, grey, blue
paper: white
Inscriptions
"BISHOP // ONE DOZEN // BLUE LABEL // STAINLESS // HYPODERMIC NEEDLES // GAUGE 24 LENGTH 3/4" // J. BISHOP & CO. PLATINUM WORKS // MALVERN EST. 1842 PENNA." printed on the box.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Condition Remarks
Some wear on the box.
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
004013011; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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