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

Maker
Hawksley & Sons (estab. 1869)
Date
Circa 1900-1910
Description
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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Other Maker
Hawksley & Sons (estab. 1869) ▫ 0 - Whole
Medium
brass and other metal, glass, bone, mercury, rubber, silk, wood, leatherette, leather and gilt
Measurements
case 6.2 x 38.5 x 12.8 cm
Accession Number
MHM04045
Credit line
Gift of AMA Victoria, 2011
Inscriptions
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'
Object Type
Named Collection
Medical History Museum Category

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