Cased 1920s Bailliart Tonometer with Stop

Cased 1920s Bailliart Tonometer with Stop



length of case: 6.5" or 16.5 cm.



Category: Diagnostics


This is a Bailliart opthalmo-dynamometer by Giroux, a type of tonometer widely used in the second quarter of the 20th century for the diagnoses of glaucoma and related ailments. It differs from the standard model in that it includes a stop that permits an easier reading of the measurement taken. We’ve included an image from a 1920s Luer catalog showing this device. Condition: instrument is like new but the exterior case shows some wear.

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M and R Gordon

Michael and Roberta Gordon have been dealing in medical and dental antiques for more than four decades. They have helped build a number of major private collections and have contributed to the holdings of many museums. They also deal in other scientific and technology related items, including calculating instruments, office machines, patent models and wine-related accessories such as corkscrews. ROBERTA GORDON IS A SKILLED RESTORER WHO CAN HELP YOU WITH ANY INSTRUMENTS AND CASES THAT NEED ATTENTION. Feel free to contact them for details at: [email protected] or 718-541-5974