Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Wooden rectangular case, silver latches and handle; interior with wooden guiders and holders to organize instruments in place; on top and bottom of case; no instruments present in top position; instrument present on bottom; black tube; black and silver instrument head; storage compartment to side; …
On compartment slide cover: WAPPLER // A . C . / M . I . // TRADEMARK // Reg. U.S. PAT OFF;
similar maker's mark engraved on instrument head; tape on top of case lid: LOPRESTI OESOPHAGOSCOPE;
adhered to case led interior: "The Care and Maintenance of Flexible Image and Light
Carrying Fibre Optic Instruments ..."
Storage Room 0007
Masking tape label on top of lid; wood case has minor scratches; silver case hardware rusting and pitting; rubber pieces in good (soft, pliable) condition; second instrument (intended for storage position on underside of lid) is missing; #2: rubber requires special treatment.