1950 - 1980
This is a Tubex Hypodermic Syringe with quick loading technology produced by Wyeth Laboratories Inc. located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The stainless steel syringe folds open in order to quickly slide in a Tubex Cartridge (a glass/plastic tub filled with medicine and attached needle). The yellow, white, and blue cardboard box lists the package number as "99A71" and the letters "XMC" were written in marker on the front of the box. An instruction manual for the syringe was found inside the box as well.
Number of Pieces
5 X 1.5 X 8
All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.
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The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing: Historical Collection. (2017). "Tubex Syringe - 3" [Photograph]. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/625