Neoplan' haemometer no 12136

F Hellige & Co
Circa 1930-1959
Hellige 'Neoplan' Haemometer kit comprising metal stand with glass wedge and detachable prism, hydrochloric haematin standard, side adjustment wheel, mirror glass plate with etched graduation and opal glass plate. Kit includes glass mixing pipette and rubber capillary tube with two plastic nozzles, two glass bottles with vulcanite lids and an instruction sheet. Kit held in maroon leatherette case with blue velveteen and satin lining.

History of Object

Haemometer donated to the Medical History Museum by Dr. John Penington on 10th February 1996.
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Object detail

plated and other metals, paint, plastic, glass, rubber
7.7 x 19.9 x 7.6 cm (case)
Accession Number
Credit line
Gift of Dr John Pennington, 1996
maker's mark ▫ instrument marked: 'Hellige/Germany'
scale/inscriptions ▫ numbered graduations on plate under slide cover
specifications/maker's mark ▫ painted on sliding plate in silver: 'gr %'
maker's mark ▫ stamped on case lid in gilt: 'Hellige/"Neoplan Haemometer"'
where made/maker's mark ▫ stamped on case: 'Made in Germany'
Object Type
Medical History Museum Category


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