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Object/Catalog Number 1957.2.1
Object Name Emergency Kit
Accession Number 1957.2
Collection Miscellaneous Syringes & Attachment Points
Object Category 15: Dental Materials, Tools & Equipment
Object Sub-category Operative
Date 1915
Description Dental emergency kit comprised of a flat, nickel and silver, metal pocket-sized carrying case with spring hinge and tight clasp, designed to house 12 small prefilled pharmaceutical syringes comprised of individual hypodemic needles encased in protective glass and attached to prefilled collapsible aluminum tubes. Case contains three prefilled syringes containing "camphor in oil" and four syringes containing "No. 137-Stryc Sul. 1-60 gr." Kit was manufactured by the H. K. Mulford Company, Philadelphia, PA and patented in 1915.
Material nickel, silver, aluminum, steel, glass,
Length (in) 5
Width (in) 3
Height (in) 0.375
Inscription Text Case exterior:
Mulford
Hypo-Unit
NICKEL SLIVER

Case Interior:
Pat. 10-12-15
Inscription Type Manufacturer's Mark
Inscription Location Case
Number of images 2.0
Credit line Gift of Jefferson Dental Supply Company, Philadelphia, PA
Catalog date 2009-10-28
Dimensions H-0.375 W-3 L-5 inches
Caption Emergency Kit
Old ID number 20-43
Source Jefferson Dental Supply Company
Made United States: H. K. Mulford Company, Philadelphia, PA