Cruise Sphygmomanomater By Down Bros.

Cruise Sphygmomanomater By Down Bros.

$595.00

Cruise Sphygmomanomater By Down Bros.

Dimensions

10cm

Circa

1908

Maker

Down Bros.,London

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Medicine, Diagnostics

Description

A fine example of a  Sir Francis Cruise’s sphygmomanometer, which was used to measure pressure in the radial artery.  See last image for more details on its use. This instrument was introduced by Cruise, an Irish surgeon  in 1908 and this example by Down Bros was likely made not long after. Cruise was an Irish surgeon and an early pioneer in the use of the endoscope. He was knighted in 1906.  

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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