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Six lancets and a silver carrying case
Six lancets, steel blade, in tortoiseshell sheath, various makers, in silver case, English, 1750-1850
Ammoniaphone, 'for voice cultivation by chemical means', English, 1871-1900.
Metal ammoniaphone, for voice cultivation, in box, invented, by Dr. Carter Moffat, by Medical Battery Co., London, 1871-1900
Galvanic necklace with 2 charms, made by N. Bertrand, Paris, French, 1880-1920
Ivory enema syringe, France, 1701-1800
Large ivory enema syringe, piston action, French, 1701-1800
Defibrillator, London, England, 1970-1980
Defibrillator, battery operated type 180c with type 182 rechargeable power pack and paddles, by Cardiac Recorders Ltd., London, 1970-1980
Therapeutic Exercise Chair, Wiesbaden, Germany, 1901-1905
Exercise chair for patients with poliomyelitis, made by Rossel, Schwarz and Co., Wiesbaden, Germany, 1901 to 1905
Two Perkins 'tractors'
Set of two Perkins tractors, one grayish and one brownish, made of unknown metal alloys, in decorated red leather case, 1795-1805. These appear to be genuine, as each was stamped 'PERKINS | PATENT | TRACTORS' at the round end.
Explanted Ventak™ AICD™ implantable cardioverter defibrillator
Explanted Ventak™ AICD™ implantable cardioverter defibrillator, model 1520, serial no. 612210, one of the first commercial models available, by Cardiac Pacemakers Inc™, St. Paul's, Minnesota, USA, from St George's Hospital, Tooting, 1984-1992
Richardson's galvanic amulet against diseases
Richardson's galvanic amulet against diseases, copper, brass, steel, zinc and nickel(?), possibly USA, 1881-1900. PAT in US Feb 3 1880. R.D in Canda Feb 3 1881
Scarificator from cupping set
Scarificator, brass, part of cupping set made by Arnold of London, 1878
Galvanic brooch of black vulcanite
Galvanic brooch of black vulcanite, with cherub holding fistfuls of lightning on one side and on the reverse, inset copper plate with eight electric bolts radiating from a central object (fist? lightbulb?). Two holes drilled in the copper plate, probably for mounting. Probably London, English, 1890-1910
Mother-of-pearl lancet case with engraved decoration
Lancet case, empty, mother-of-pearl, engraved with scenes of people, 18th or 19th century
Lancet, one lancet, part of a set of four in mother-of-pearl case by Evans, London, 1700-1900
Wick, part of cupping set
Wick, tow, for brass lamp, part of cupping set by Arnold and Sons.
Tortoiseshell lancet case
Tortoiseshell lancet case, 1831-1870, inlaid with multi-coloured floral design.
Protective leather and chain mail mask
Protective mask, leather and chain mail, worn by tank crews, probably British, 1917-1918
Mother-of-pearl lancet case with floral decoration
Lancet case, empty, mother-of-pearl, engraved floral decoration, 18th or 19th century
Armolet sterile disposable lancet
Armolet sterile disposable lancet by Armour Pharmacetical Co Ltd, Eastbourne, East Sussex, 1970-1990
'One Touch Basic', blood glucose meter, United States, 1999
One Touch Basic (TM) Blood Glucose Meter, size J battery.
First aid kit used by pilots in the First World War, Germany, 1910-1914
Field medical pannier, for use of aviators: canvas, reinfored, with leather and metal fittings, contents are burn dressings, by Friedrich Gunther and Co., Hamburg, 1910 - 1918
The 'Home' first aid case, England, 1939-1941
The "Home" first aid case, with contents, prepared by Boots Pure Drug Co. Ltd., Nottingham, 1939-1941
Medical vibrator, 'Outfit No. 7' from the 1917 She
Medical vibrator, 'Outfit No. 7' from the 1917 Shelton physicians' catalogue. Motor head with mains plug and 12 vibratory attachments in wooden plush-lined cloth-covered carrying case. Made by Shelton Vibrator, Shelton Electric Co., Chicago, U.S.A., 1906-1917. The mains plug is made by General Electric Co.
Mahogany case for Edward Jenner's cupping set
Mahogany case for incomplete cupping set, used by Edward Jenner, late 18th century.
Cupping glasses used by Edward Jenner
Three cupping glasses from Edward Jenner's cupping set.
Pharmacy leech jar, neoclassical creamware, possib
Pharmacy leech jar, neoclassical creamware, possibly Leeds Pottery, English, 1760-1820
Glucochek blood glucose meter
Glucochek blood glucose meter for use with Ames Dextrostix
Galvanic brooch, various metals, perforated disc, made by Ferdinand de Boyeres, French, 1860-1916. Inscribed on one side 'B S.G.D.G & Depose Ferd de Boyeres'
Leaflet for a work entitled 'Cases of successful practice with Perkin's Patent Metallic Tractors'.
Advertising leaflet for a work entitled 'Cases of successful practice with Perkin's Patent Metallic Tractors', published by George Cooke, London, England, 1801 (see note).
Lancets in decorative case
2 lancets by Durroch of London in mother-of-pearl case with decoration of trees, river and a dwelling, 19th century
Nested cupping glasses
Two nested cupping glasses, part of cupping set made by Arnold of London, 1878
Two lancets in mother-of-pearl case
2 lancets by W.P. in mother-or-pearl case engraved with scenes, possibly Asian influenced design, 18th or 19th century
Cardiac pacemaker, by Vitatron Medical Dieren, Hol
Cardiac pacemaker, by Vitatron Medical Dieren, Holland, 1970-1985
Explanted Relay dual chamber demand pacemaker
Main part of explanted Relay dual chamber demand pacemaker, with two leads, ends missing, senses and delivers pulses to both the atrium and ventricle, with sensor enabling response to variations in activity by wearer, by Intermedics SA, Switzerland, from St George's Hospital, Tooting, 1993.
Oil lamp used by Edward Jenner
Oil lamp, brass, with long spout and protruding wick, from Edward Jenner's cupping set.
Bottle from Edward Jenner's cupping set
Glass bottle with stopper, square base, from Edward Jenner's cupping set.
One lancet, part of a set of four in mother-of-pearl case, by W. Smith, London, England, 1700-1900
Four lancets in shagreen case
4 lancets, steel and shell, made in Paris, 1751 to 1900, in shagreen case
Galvanic brooch in shape of Greek cross
Galvanic brooch, in shape of Greek cross, made by B. Lecuir, Paris, French, 1880-1920
Duchenne's late C19 magneto electric therapy machi
Duchenne's late C19 magneto electric therapy machine, cased, expensively manufactured by Deleuil of Paris, French, 1860-1900