"Ectron" single pulse electroconvulsive therapy (E

Made:
1950-1951 in Baldock

"Ectron" single pulse electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) machine, with bilateral headset (both sides wrapped with gauze) with long mains lead (plug cut off), made by Ectron Ltd., Baldock, Hertfordshire, 1950-51. Manufacturer's label on bottom calls it 'Electroconvulsant [sic] Apparatus'. Corrosion and leakage on bottom, so serial no. is no longer legible; 'D.2. B.H.M.C.' written in black marker on bottom. Compare 1980-1386.