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 and nozzle (in separate pieces with broken tubing), corked glass bottle containing mercury with hand-blown glass funnel, rubber ball pump, broken piece of glass tubing and pieces of rubber tubing, wooden case with brass handles and support for blood pressure gauge stand.
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owner's mark/inscriptions ▫ stamped twice inside case on base: 'W.J. McGAW./PHYSIOLOGICAL LAB'Y/MELBOURNE"
scale/inscriptions ▫ gauge printed from top downwards: 'Millimetres/0/10/(-)/150' at 10 unit intervals along graduation marks