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B-D Yale hypodermic needles

 Artifact — item: TC2016-005-010
Identifier: 2016-5-10

Content Description

flat lue and white box with red white and blue text containing five Twin-Pak pairs of needles, four loose needles, and several scraps of used and unused needle wire; lid is blue faux-leather w/ blue and white sticker label reading "B-D YALE ONE DOZEN 25G 1/2" REGULAR POINT HYPODERMIC NEEDLES / HYPERCHROME STAINLESS LUER-LOK / BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY / RUTHERFORD, N. J. MADE IN U.S.A / 2" on top, "LNR REGULAR POINT 25G 1/2" on left side, and "B-D, YALE, LUER-LOK & HYPERCHROME T.M. REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. PAT. NO. 2,467,678" on right side; base of box is white, with "M2968" stamp and "CTT[d]3 25 2/45" written in india ink on the bottom; Twin-Pak pairs consist of two needles set in either end of a clear plastic octagonal tube marked "B-D TWIN-PAK" and designed to hold B-D needles; 4 pairs are matching short (1.3cm) needles, 1 pair has one short and one long (2.6cm) needle; 2 loose needles are medium (2.6cm) and 2 are long (3.8cm); all needles are marked "B-D" and "22", and the shorter ones have "LUER-LOK PAT NO. 2076121" marked around the base

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • Creation: Between 1950 and 1980



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