The design of the trade label, use of needle loops, and the vulcanized rubber barrel are some c. Wade & Ford were a minor medical supplier to the Union Army during the Civil War. This is a fine example of one of America's earliest made syringes, as they were quite uncommon during the 1860's. Syringe sets like this were most likely used to administer therapeutic opioid/analgesic medication via the intravenous/subcutaneous route. This is a true and genuine medical antique with significant historical importance.The textbook displayed in the photos American Surgical Instruments - An Illustrated History of Their Manufacture and a Directory of Instrument Makers to 1900, James M. Is not included and shown only for written resource.
Please message me for additional online resources regarding the surgical instrument makers Wade & Ford. This syringe set was originally obtained from well known medical antique dealer Alex Peck of Antique Scientifica.
His receipt of authentication will be included. The item "RARE Antique Medical 1800s American Civil War Physician's Hypodermic Syringe" is in sale since Tuesday, June 25, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science & Medicine (Pre-1930)\Medicine\Other Medical Antiques". The seller is "norcalrn23" and is located in Saint Petersburg, Florida.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Ecuador, Luxembourg, Viet nam.