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hemaglobinometer

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Dates
1893
1910
circa 1893-1910
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
993004163 a-i
Description
Black boxed set of hemaglobinometer with all pieces; this model is older than the DARE model as dilution of blood with hydrochloric acid is required; less accurate; original instruction sheet enclosed.
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Accession Number
993004163 a-i
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Cell Count -- instrumentation
Hemoglobinometry -- instrumentation
Description
Black boxed set of hemaglobinometer with all pieces; this model is older than the DARE model as dilution of blood with hydrochloric acid is required; less accurate; original instruction sheet enclosed.
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 15.0 cm. x Width 8.8 cm. x Depth 3.9 cm.
b - black scale - Size: Length 8.0 cm. x Width 5.3 cm. x Depth 3.2 cm.
c - graduated tube - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 0.7 cm.
d - pipette - Size: Length 9.6 cm. x Diam. 0.7 cm.
e - stir stick - Size: Length 13.6 cm. x Diam. 0.8 cm.
f - vial with rubber - Size: Length 5.3 cm. x Diam. 0.8 cm.
g - rubber tube/glass tube - Size: Length 13.0 cm. x Diam. 0.5 cm.
h - brush - Size: Length 13.0 cm. x Diam. 1.0 cm.
i - instruction sheet - Size: Length 14.0 cm. x Width 7.4 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Ingram & Bell Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1893
1910
circa 1893-1910
Date Remarks
date company established
Material
(a) pasteboard; paper: black; yellow; royal blue
(b) composite; glass: black; yellow; white
(c-e) glass: clear
(f) rubber; glass: grey; clear
(g) rubber; glass: orange; clear
(h) metal: white; grey
(i) paper; composite: tan; black
Inscriptions
Printed in gold on box top: "Haemometer // LEITZ // BERGMANN // BERLIN"; printed in black on glass tube/rubber tube: "Ingram & Bell Ltd. / B & R // 20 cmm"; embossed on black scale: "Bu. A Berlin"; printed in red on graduated tube: "100% = 13.8 GRAM Ingram & Bell Ltd."; printed on instruction sheet: "Instruction for use // for the B & A-Haemometer // with interchangeable colored glass rods // manufactured by: // Franz Bergmann K-G // former Franz Bergmann & Paul Altmann K-G // head office, Berlin / established 1893 // Berlin Hamburg Munchen Bad Soden/Ts. // Berlin-Zehlendorf, Seehofstrafe 15a"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-9
Condition Remarks
rubber tube stiffening; rubber cork crystallizing; #2: rubber deteriorating and stiff
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Sahli hemometer

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1980.28.4 a-f
Description
A wooden box (d) covered with black paper to simulate morocco leather; lined with felt; labels are glued to the inside of cover; contains (a) a glass diluting dropper; (b) a bakelite case to hole bottle of diluant; (c) an empty glass diluant bottle with cork stopper; (e) a sealed glass tube of stan…
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Accession Number
1980.28.4 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Cell Count -- instrumentation
Hemoglobinometry -- instrumentation
Description
A wooden box (d) covered with black paper to simulate morocco leather; lined with felt; labels are glued to the inside of cover; contains (a) a glass diluting dropper; (b) a bakelite case to hole bottle of diluant; (c) an empty glass diluant bottle with cork stopper; (e) a sealed glass tube of standard solution and mixing bead; (f) a bakelite holder for standard and unknown comparison; opaque glass at back.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - dropper - Size: Length 9.0 c,
b - case - Size: Length 6.0 cm
c - diluant bottle - Size: 5.5 cm
d - box - Size: Length 16.3 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
e - tube - Size: Length 11.5 cm
f - holder - SIze: Length 11.0 cm x Width 3.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.S. Mahon of Willowdale, Ont.
Maker
E.F. Büchi
Site Made (City)
Bern
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: clear; opaque
wood: brown
paper: black; white
fabric: red
plastic: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-9
Condition Remarks
Tube for unknown and diluting pipettes are missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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