Doctor's case owned by Guy Sprngthorpe (1897-1984)

1. Parke, Davis & Co. (estab. 1866, closed 1970)
2. American Cystoscope Makers Inc (estab. 1908)
Circa 1930
Dr. Guy Springthorpe's brown leather medical case with enclosed: ophthalmoscope/auriscope kit; case containing syringes, needles, tablets, eyedropper; thermometer; blood pressure kit; pencil; tape measure; letterhead paper and blank forms, "Mental Hygiene Acts Schedule 15"; remains of two stethoscopes; box of "Adrenalin Ampoules For Emergency Use Parke Davis & Co."; leather medical case.

This doctor's case and equipment originally belonged to Dr. Guy Springthorpe.

Object detail

metal, glass, rubber, wood, adrenalin tablets, paper, ink, leather, leatherette, fabric and pencil
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Gift of AMA Victoria, 2011
maker's mark ▫ ophthalmoscope & auriscope set marked: 'May Ophthalmoscope/Wappler Electric Co./New York. U.S.A./Pat. Dec.12.1916...'
maker's mark ▫ thermometer marked: 'Wappler E.C.Co./N.Y./(logo: eyes on either side of exclamation mark)/Pat. Nov.18.1910.'
maker's mark ▫ sphygmomanometer marked: ''Tycos®/Sphygmomanometer...'
maker's mark ▫ printed: 'Adrenalin Ampoules For Emergency Use Parke Davis & Co.'
name/inscriptions ▫ document printed: 'Mental Hygiene Acts Schedule 15'
Named Collection
Medical History Museum Category


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