RARE APPARATUS FOR QUACK ELECTRO STATIC TREATMENT THERAPY

RARE APPARATUS FOR QUACK ELECTRO STATIC TREATMENT THERAPY

Stock Number: 1

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Very rare "quack therapy era " instruments

Dimensions

large

Circa

1890-1900

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Medicine, Scientific, Early Technology, Quack Medicine, Therapeutic & Functional Aids, Engineering antiques

Description

  Rare set for treatment therapies with electric shocks.

Produced by “ROYCOURT” sucesseur de Bonetti – Paris “at the end of 1800 beginning 1900.

The set is composed of a rare Bonetti six-disc ebonite type electrostatic machine mounted on its original robust oak counter. originally moved by an electric motor now missing (it has its original crank), a vertical stand isolated from a glass bar and a original “spider” helmet for electrifying the head.

These electrostatic multi-disk machines were also used for other therapies and for the early X-ray tubes power supply .

The mannequin and the chair visible in the photos are not included and used only to recreate the situation of the laboratories of the time.

Objects of absolute rarity and historical and scientific interest, as well as ideal for settings relating to Victorian science era and steampunk  decoration .

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IT AEQUATORIUM

We are located in Northern Italy and we collect and restore for over thirty years antique scientific instruments. In 1996 it began our activities' about trade , buying and selling scientific and technical items and other art antiquities. We specialize in antique teaching , astronomical, and medical instrumets. In our website (under construction) www.aequatorium.com you can have a more comprehensive view of our field of activity '.

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