Syringe and case

Production date
Circa 1940s
Country
Germany
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Description
Syringe and case, silver, metal, rectangular case with one catch and hinge. Lid of case has text engraved on it. Inside of the case is brass-lined case and contains Original Record brand syringe.
Classification
CH classification MEDICINE Medicine syringe
CH classification PACKAGES AND CONTAINERS Tin syringe tin
Production place
Measurements
L84 x W60 x H18mm
Media/Materials description
Metal, glass
Signature/Marks
ORIGINAL \ RECORD
H.C.Taylor
GERMANY
History and use
This Original Record syringe case belonged to Dr H. C. Taylor – the honorary Assistant Director of the Red Cross Blood Bank in Brisbane during the 1960s. It is a rare example of German-made World War Two medical equipment, much of which was destroyed after the war. Made of silver and brass, the case holds its original syringe and is inscribed with Taylor’s name. The case is part of Queensland Museum's Red Cross collection.
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Registration number
H47734

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