Collins’ Portable Laryngoscope Lamp

Collins’ Portable Laryngoscope Lamp

$395.00

Collins' Portable Laryngoscope Lamp

Dimensions

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Circa

1890

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Medicine, Diagnostics

Description

A good example of Collins’ portable laryngoscope lamp. The 1889 Tiemann Armanetarium describes and illustrates this lamp . They catalog  it as “Collins’ Lamp” in the section on “Laryngoscope and Accessories” (fig. 2447 on  p.261) and the example we are offering was  in fact made by Collin & Cie. We believe it used benzilone rather than alcohol. Nicely made with near-all of its nickel-plating intact. Some minor smoke staining on and near chimney. Height: 6.75″ or 17cm approx.  

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US M&R Gordon

Michael and Roberta Gordon have been dealing in medical and dental antiques for 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: mgordon1940@gmail.com or 718-623-6777