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1976 - 2001
This is a Majestic Mercury Sphygmomanometer: an instrument used to take blood pressure. It was created by JAC Instrument Company located in California and was distributed by Graham-Field, Inc. located in Hauppauge, New York. The sphygmomanometer still functions and the gauge’s center consists of mercury. There is a cardboard box, steel box with attached gauge, inflatable cuff, rubber tubes, inflator, and operating instructions. There is an on-off switch for the blood pressure gauge. The desk model number reads 03-225 and is from lot 414104.
35.5 X 10.5 X 7
All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.
The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing: Historical Collection. (2018). "Sphygmomanometer - 1" [Photograph]. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/792