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Object/Catalog Number 1940.3.26
Object Name Blowpipe
Accession Number 1940.3
Collection Dr. Norman S. Essig Collection
Object Category 15: Dental Materials, Tools & Equipment
Object Sub-category Prosthodontics-Crown, Bridge & Dentures
Description Old all-metal blowpipe used in the making of crowns and bridges when it was necessary to solder (silver or gold brazing) two small pieces of metal together. Bears no manufacturer's mark.
Material Metal
Length (in) 12
Width (in) 1.875
Diameter (in) 0.25
Condition Fair
Related Publications PROSTHETIC DENTISTRY'
A Symposium
Philadelphia, Pa. New Fork City

1 Presented at a meeting of the New York Academy of Dentistry, Yale Club, New
York City, November 21, 1929.

Journal of Dental Research
DOI: 10.1177/00220345300100050401
J DENT RES 1930; 10; 569
Norman Essig and Irving R. Hardy
Prosthetic Dentistry: A Symposium
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People Essig, Dr. Norman S.
Number of images 1.0
Credit line Gift of Dr. Norman S. Essig
Catalog date 2009-11-19
Dimensions W-1.875 L-12 Dia-0.25 inches
Caption Blowpipe
Old ID number 16-60
Source Essig, Dr. Norman S.
Made United States