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Blood glucose tester, United States, 1999
Glucometer 'Esprit', blood glucose meter, with automatic lancing device, ten blood glucose test sensors, two bottles of normal control fluid, 2.5ml, and blister pack containing lancet packs in packaging, supplied by Bayer PLC, England, and made by the Bayer Corporation, United States, 1999 (see note).
Bencard allergy testing kit, England, 1980-1981
Public Health & Hygiene
Series I Bencard 'Prick Test' allergy testing apparatus, 1 of 2 sets, consisting of 22 phials of solution, disposable lancets and reaction gauges, by Bencard Pharmaceuticals Limited, Brentford, Middlesex (now Greater London), 1980-1981.
'Norinyl-1' oral contraceptive pills
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
Packet containing three blister packets of combined contraceptive pills, 'Norinyl-1', monophasic, with instruction leaflet, by Syntex Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, 1982
Octagonal, fluted container made of phenol formald
Plastics and Modern Materials
Octagonal, fluted container made of phenol formaldehyde, for a shaving stick, with the name Boots on the top, with original shaving stick inside, 1920-1940
Model of Solar Maximum mission satellite, United States, c. 1980
Model of Solar Maximum Mission satellite spacecraft, scale 1:6. Original made in the United States, 1980.
Vacuum Unit from Sir James Dewar's Research Vacuum Apparatus, 1877-1900
Set of three cylindrical vacuum vessels joined by common tubing in the form of a fork. Vacuum flasks contain both aluminium foil and paper. From Sir James Dewar's research vacuum apparatus, 1877-1900.
1:48 scale model of Apollo lunar excursion module
1:48 scale model of Apollo lunar excursion module.
Photo-Electric Radiation Pyrometer (Temperature Indicator), 1920-33
Experimental photo-electric radiation pyrometer, temperature indicator. Designed by T. C. Keeley at the Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford, England, 1920-33.