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S & N interchangeable syringe

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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
995005039 a-c
Description
Syringe with graduated barrel and plunger; plunger and barrel are numbered to provide identical fit; plunger is presently unremovable; a box is present with cutouts for the syringe, with a label on the top and on the right side.
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Accession Number
995005039 a-c
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
Syringe with graduated barrel and plunger; plunger and barrel are numbered to provide identical fit; plunger is presently unremovable; a box is present with cutouts for the syringe, with a label on the top and on the right side.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box base - Size: Length 14.1 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
b - syringe - Size: Length 12.4 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
c - box lid - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
Provenance
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.
Maker
S & N
Site Made (Country)
Britain
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Based on collection dates
Material
glass: opaque
metal: silver
cardboard: blue; white
paper: off-white; red; black
Inscriptions
Printed on barrel body in reddish-brown is a logo with "S & N" inside a perforated circular outline; also printed: "Interchangeable [in italics] // [series of graduated measurement lines with a large line at each number and four small lines in between] // 2 4 6 8 10 c.c. // BRITISH MADE"; printed on the box lid label: "Interchangeable // S & N [surrounded by red dots in a circular pattern] // METAL TIP SYRINGE"; printed on the label on side of box: "10 c.c. // LUER // SIDE // Z490/C6S"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-3
Condition Remarks
The white carboard of the box has yellowed slightly; syringe glass is opaque but there is no chipping; metal tip has tarnished slightly; label on right hand side is slightly torn and adhesive has let go partially from box.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 284 (similar to B-D Yale syringe) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
Glass syringe could be sterilized and reused; metal tip syringe is interchangeable.
Images
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