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air compressor unit

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020032
Description
Black-enamelled metal air compressor unit; cylindrical air compressor sits on rectangular base atop cylindrical motor with square base; whole unit atop rounded cylindrical base; black rubber band around five-spoked silver metal wheel, attached to compressor base, and smaller wheel, attached to moto…
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Accession Number
010020032
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
Description
Black-enamelled metal air compressor unit; cylindrical air compressor sits on rectangular base atop cylindrical motor with square base; whole unit atop rounded cylindrical base; black rubber band around five-spoked silver metal wheel, attached to compressor base, and smaller wheel, attached to motor; black rubber electrical wire coming from base, black and yellow plastic plug at end; silver metal pipe goes from top to air compressor base; black fabric-covered wire goes from motor to air compressor base; broken black rubber wire coming from unit base
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The Ritter Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
metal: silver
enamel: black, yellow
rubber: black
fabric: black
plastic: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on unit: "AUTOMATIC AIR COMPRESSOR UNIT // MANUFACTURED BY // THE RITTER DENTAL MFG. CO. // ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, U.S.A. // PAT. NOV 7, 1916 // MAR. 27, 1917 // OTHER PATS PENDING // SERIAL NO. 5832 MODEL -A- // -IMPORTANT- // TO OIL COMPRESSOR, REMOVE THUMB SCREW BELOW THIS NAME PLATE. THEN FILL // WITH COLUMBIA COMPRESSOR OIL THROUGH FILLING HOLE LOCATED ABOVE NAME // PLATE UNTIL OIL FLOWS OUT SCREW HOLE BELOW. POUR VERY SLOWLY // SEE PRINTED DIRECTIONS MADE IN U.S.A.", "AUTOMATIC // MRD CO. // SWITCH // BRITISH PATENT // NO. 16130 OF 19[Illeg.]1"; printed on motor: "THE RITTER DENTAL MFG CO // ROCHESTER, NY // SPECIAL // EMERSON // AIR COMPRESSOR MOTOR // NO. 599862 // VOLTS 110 TYPE 7342 NT // CYCLES 60 AMPS 4.3 // PHASE 1 SPEED 1750 // FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT // PATENTED"; embossed on wheel: "NATIONAL HARDWARE SPECIALTIES LTD // MADE IN DRESDEN ONTARIO CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-536-4-1
Dimension Notes
Length 1.02 m x Width 34.0 cm x Depth 34.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber wires taped together with masking and electrical tape; one wire end is broken off; whole unit is greasy; rubber wires are brittle; enamel chipping heavily around base
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
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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amalgam squeeze cloths

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020211
Description
Square paper box of dental amalgam squeeze cloths; blue and grey box with square white paper label on top printed with blue ink states manufacturer's information, product name, purpose of product and serial number; manufacturer's sticker on bottom of box; box is filled with circular pieces of white…
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Accession Number
010020211
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
Textiles
MM= Dental Restoration, Permanent -- alloy/amalgam
Description
Square paper box of dental amalgam squeeze cloths; blue and grey box with square white paper label on top printed with blue ink states manufacturer's information, product name, purpose of product and serial number; manufacturer's sticker on bottom of box; box is filled with circular pieces of white cloth
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
paper: brown, white
ink: blue, red
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "D-9290 // 100 // AMALGAM // SQUEEZE CLOTHS // TO EXPRESS EXCESS MERCURY FROM // AMALGAM FILLING MATERIAL // Johnson & Johnson // LIMITED // MONTREAL & TORONTO - CANADA // MADE IN CANADA"; printed on sticker on bottom: "J & J"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Temporary Location
MHC 2017 Public Program: Seniors Program - Say Cheese: History of Dentures and Dental Health, July 2017
Dimension Notes
Length 7.8 cm x Width 7.8 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Box heavily faded on top, sides; lid flap worn, torn on both sides
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
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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angular dental hypodermic needle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5154
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001366
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001366
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.4 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365, 997.001.367-.382; CD #5
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angular dental hypodermic needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001367
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001367
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.8 cm x Width 1.4 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365-.366, 997.001.368-.382; CD #5
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angular dental hypodermic needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001368
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001368
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.2 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365-.367, 997.001.369-.382; CD #5
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angular dental hypodermic needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001369
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001369
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.1 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365-.368, 997.001.370-.382; CD #5
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angular dental hypodermic needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001370
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001370
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.8 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365-.369, 997.001.371-.382; CD #5
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angular dental hypodermic needle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001371
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001371
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.0 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365-.370, 997.001.372-.382; CD #5
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automatic mallet dental instrument

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020624
Description
S. S. White Automatic Malletto place gold foil fillings with silver cylindrical instrument with two sections of ridged black Bakelite material grips near tip and engraved ridges in the handle; with a #7 S. S. White plugger point tip; company name and logo engraved at centre of instrument handle
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Accession Number
010020624
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dental Restoration, Permanent
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- mallet
Description
S. S. White Automatic Malletto place gold foil fillings with silver cylindrical instrument with two sections of ridged black Bakelite material grips near tip and engraved ridges in the handle; with a #7 S. S. White plugger point tip; company name and logo engraved at centre of instrument handle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa).
Maker
The S. S. White Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's marks engraved at centre of handle: "THE S. S. WHITE DENTAL MFG. CO. // U. S. A. PAT. MAR. 17. 03 // MADE IN U. S. OF A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B2
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm x Diam 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Very minor surface wear and some wear on tip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
“S. S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-F”, S. S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1917, p. 37-38
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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Barnes dental gold casting machine

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13530
Dates
1918
1927
1918-1927
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020409 a-d
Description
Dental casting machine (a); brown wooden rectangular base; cylindrical yellow metal pump to one side; brown wooden cylindrical handle at top; larger cylindrical yellow metal tank with raised border around middle and gauge at top, printed with black enamel and covered with clear glass; gauge shows n…
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Accession Number
010020409 a-d
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 Restoration, Permanent
MM= Dental Casting Technic -- casting appliance
Description
Dental casting machine (a); brown wooden rectangular base; cylindrical yellow metal pump to one side; brown wooden cylindrical handle at top; larger cylindrical yellow metal tank with raised border around middle and gauge at top, printed with black enamel and covered with clear glass; gauge shows numbers 0-30; red rubber tube comes from tank, would attach to press; metal valve coming from bottom of tank; black rubber tube goes between tank and pump; black-enamelled silver metal press in middle of base; lever with brown wooden bulbous handle at front; pulling lever down causes silver metal cylinder to move down toward base; metal disc (b) with five perforated holes in middle fits into base underneath lever; smaller disc (d) screws onto bottom of silver metal cylinder; cylindrical dish (c) with matching perforated holes sits on larger disc; white fabric tube, covered with red rubber, goes from bottom of cylinder up to top of press
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - machine - Size: Length 55.0 cm x Width 54.6 cm x Depth 22.3 cm
b - disc - Size: Depth 3.0 cm x Diam. 10.5 cm
c - dish - Size: Depth 3.5 cm x Diam. 6.8 cm
d - disc - Size: Depth 2.3 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Burns Dental Casting Machine Co.
Site Made (City)
Flushing, Long Island
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1918
1927
1918-1927
Date Remarks
Based on patent dates
Material
wood: brown
metal: yellow, silver
rubber: red, black
enamel: red, black
glass: clear
fabric: white
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on side of machine: "BURNS DENTAL CASTING MACH. // PAT JULY 16-18"; printed in gauge: "BURNS // DENTAL CASTING MACHINE. // NATIONAL GAUGE AND EOPT. CO. // LA CROSSE, WIS. // 1251-G"; engraved at top: "BURNS DENTAL CASTING MACHINE // PATENTED JULY 16,1918. JULY 10,1917. JULY 16,1918. // OTHER PATENTS PENDING // MANUFACTURED BY // BURNS DENTAL CASTING MACHINE CO. // FLUSHING, L.I., N.Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-T1-3
Condition Remarks
Wood base is very worn; black enamel peeling heavily from press; masking tape holds fabric tube onto bottom of press; tube is ripped, does not attach to top of press; red rubber tube from tank does not attach to press; all rubber is brittle; some tarnishing on metal
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Free Patents Online" website; "Edward M. Feinberg, D.M.D." 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; this item was donated by Dr. Ralph Crawford from Winnipeg, Manitoba; the company patented another casting maching design in 1927, so this machine most likely dates before that year; William Taggert designed the first casting machine in 1907; it had a very similar design to this item
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Teeth in Time," Case #2, 29 March 2011 - November 2014
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