EXTRA LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE – MAKER MARKED

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Item Code: 413-162

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Black hard rubber syringes from various makers were purchased by the Union Medical Department during the Civil War for various medical procedures.  Among those procedures were for rectal infusion of liquids, application of medication to the eyes, ears, and other orifices.

Dark brown hard rubber syringe measures approximately 10” long overall. It has a reservoir that is 5” long and 1.9” in diameter. Plunger has oval finger ring on end and works properly. 2.5” long tip. The plunger end screws on/off.

Syringe has a worn stamp on the reservoir in small letters, “J. LEITER / IN W EN”.

This item is in excellent condition.  [jet] [ph:m]

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