(a) Sphygmomanometer with a synthetic fibre armband with adjustable velcro fastenings; two rubber tubes project from the armband; one attaches to an enamelled metal dial assembly, while the other tube ends, normally attaching to (b); dial has two logos of a Swiss cross superimposed on an inverted V…
(a) Sphygmomanometer with a synthetic fibre armband with adjustable velcro fastenings; two rubber tubes project from the armband; one attaches to an enamelled metal dial assembly, while the other tube ends, normally attaching to (b); dial has two logos of a Swiss cross superimposed on an inverted V; (b) rubber and metal bulb; attaches to (a) via single-prong attachment; (c) synthetic fabric carrying case, metal zippered on three sides.
Number Of Parts
a - sphygmomanometer - Size: Length 92.7 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
b - bulb - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
c - doctor's bag - Size: Length 20.6 cm x Width 12.8 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
(a) Engraved on back of dial: "TAIWAN"; enamelled around circumference of dial: "0 // mm Hg // 20 // 40 // 60 // 80 // 100 // 120 // 140 // 160 // 180 // 200 // 220 // 240 // 260 // 280 // 300"; enamelled on face of dial: "SPHYGMOMANOMETER // Certified"; engraved on face of dial: "337319"; sewn-on patch on armband: "AMG MED // ARTERY // [arrow pointing down]"; printed on armband: "INDEX"; on reverse: "RANGE // ADULT CUFF"; (c) engraved on zipper, both sides: "YKK"
Storage Room 0010
Whole item exuded musty smell; (a) rubber degrading, appears mottled in places and fused together in others; velcro slightly dirty; dial in good condition; (b) bulb in good condition, but is no longer attached to (a); (c) white paint splatters on bag; stain on inside; #2: rubber and leather are deteriorating.
"American Hospital Supply Catalogue (C30)," AHSC (Canada) Ltd., 1964 (item #30640-010) (please see photocopy); CD #9