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dental casting flux

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13463
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020342 a-b
Description
Bottle of dental casting flux; square clear glass bottle that tapers to round opening at top; rectangular yellow paper label wraps around three sides, states purpose, directions and product information printed with blue ink; black plastic twist cap (b) with ridged border at top; bottle is filled wi…
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Accession Number
010020342 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete
Denture, Partial
Dental Implants
MM= Dental Casting Technic -- casting materials
Description
Bottle of dental casting flux; square clear glass bottle that tapers to round opening at top; rectangular yellow paper label wraps around three sides, states purpose, directions and product information printed with blue ink; black plastic twist cap (b) with ridged border at top; bottle is filled with pink powder
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.6 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Handy & Harman of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
glass: clear
plastic: black
paper: yellow
ink: blue
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on bottle: "HANDY & HARMAN // OF CANADA LTD. // DEE GOLD // Casting Flux // For melting and // Casting Gold // KEEP COVER ON // TIGHT // HANDY & HARMAN // of Canada Limited // 141 John St., Toronto // DIRECTIONS // Aids melting and // gives life to metal. // Use in heated cru- // cible. Sprinkle on // metal before and // during melting. // KEEP FLUX // AWAY FROM // ACID FUMES. // PURPOSE // Prevents absorp- // tion of gases and // oxides. Ensures // uniform, depend- // able results. // ALL COMPLEX // GOLD ALLOYS // SHOULD BE CAST // IN A REDUCING // ATMOSPHERE."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Condition Remarks
Paper label very worn, green at one edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Industry Canada" website
CD #1
Research Facts
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; Harman & Handy established their Toronto branch in 1936
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dental mouth mirror

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13346
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020224
Description
Silver metal dental mirror; cylindrical handle with flat end; engraved cross-pattern for grip in middle; smooth handle at top tapers to round mirror raised at a 45-degree angle.
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Accession Number
010020224
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dental Prophylaxis
Dentistry, Operative
Description
Silver metal dental mirror; cylindrical handle with flat end; engraved cross-pattern for grip in middle; smooth handle at top tapers to round mirror raised at a 45-degree angle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Kerr Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "KERR 5C MADE IN U.S.A."; "KERR // 5 // BOILABLE // MADE IN U.S.A. // I E"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 16.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Some tarnish on mirror
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-G”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1915, p. 29 (similar to model #50)
CD #10
Research Facts
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
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dental mouth mirror

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13420
Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020298
Description
Dental mirror; cylindrical clear plastic handle with rounded end; silver metal handle at top tapers to round mirror raised at a 45-degree angle
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Accession Number
010020298
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dental Prophylaxis
Dentistry, Operative
Description
Dental mirror; cylindrical clear plastic handle with rounded end; silver metal handle at top tapers to round mirror raised at a 45-degree angle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Date Remarks
Based on materials
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved on back of mirror: "4 // ANTAEOS-DURA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 17.4 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Plastic is slightly scratched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-G”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1915, p. 29 (similar to model #50)
CD #1
Research Facts
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
Images
Less detail