Martin-type sphygmomanometer calibrated 0 to 150 mm
Mayer & Meltzer (estab. Circa 1848, closed 1950)
C.J. Martin sphygmomanometer by Mayer & Meltzer. Consists of rubber lined canvas armband with leather straps and rubber plug, blood pressure gauge mounted on wooden stand, rubber tubing with metal valve, corked glass bottle containing mercury, wooden case with support for pressure gauge and stand. Missing rubber tubing which has disintegrated.
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owner's mark/inscriptions ▫ twice inside case on base: 'W.J. McGAW./PHYSIOLOGICAL LAB'Y/MELBOURNE"
scale/inscriptions ▫ printed scale, from top downwards: 'Millimetres/0/10/(-)/150' at 10 unit intervals along calibrations