Martin-type sphygmomanometer calibrated 0 to 300 mm, no 678312

Hawksley & Sons (estab. 1869)
Circa 1900-1910
C.J. Martin sphygmomanometer by Hawksley and Sons, London. Consists of blood pressure gauge mounted on wooden stand, fabric armband with rubber plug, rubber funnel and tubing. Rubber ball pump and valve are missing from set. Black leatherette case with metal clasp to support blood pressure gauge stand.
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Hawksley & Sons (estab. 1869) ▫ 0 - Whole
brass and other metal, glass, bone, mercury, rubber, silk, wood, leatherette, leather and gilt
case 6.2 x 38.5 x 12.8 cm
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Credit line
Gift of AMA Victoria, 2011
maker's mark ▫ stamped in gilt inside case lid: 'HAWKSLEY & SONS/3, WIGMORE ST./LONDON. W.'
maker's mark ▫ incised on gauge scale, at top running vertically: 'HAWKSLEY & SONS * LONDON'
scale/inscriptions ▫ incised on gauge scale, coloured black or red: graduations between 5 and 300, marked at intervals of 10, '10' to '300'
maker's mark ▫ engraved along lh tube, running vertically & coloured red: 'Hawksley & Sons,No678312'
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Medical History Museum Category


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