Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Electric dental gold annealer consists of rectangular beige-painted brown wooden base with silver metal screws at bottom corners; raised metal circle at front on base; silver metal handle with black wooden tip passes over circle to turn on annealer; silver metal rectangular tray with lid mounted to…
Electric dental gold annealer consists of rectangular beige-painted brown wooden base with silver metal screws at bottom corners; raised metal circle at front on base; silver metal handle with black wooden tip passes over circle to turn on annealer; silver metal rectangular tray with lid mounted to base; lid is raised upward and back by four black metal wires, one with black wooden knob on end; perforated metal surface covered by thin layer of clear plastic inside tray; grey and white fabric-covered electric wire coming from back leads to brown plastic and brown metal plug; manufacturer's information engraved on plaque screwed to front of annealer; thin black rubber wires lead from back of tray to underneath base.
Number Of Parts
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Engraved at front: "GARHART // ELECTRIC ANNEALER"; engraved on prongs of plug: "SPRING ACTION // PATENTED // MADE IN U.S.A. // 125V.-15A."
Storage Room 0010
Length 10.5 cm x Width 8.1 cm x Depth 6.5 cm
Metal is slightly tarnished; wood knob is worn; fabric is faded
010020215; Dr. Frank Tropea
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Frank Tropea from Toronto, Ontario; he states the item was given to him by a Dr. Layour; it was owned by his father, Dr. Ellis Layour, who practiced in Winnipeg in the early 20th century.