2006.417.1: Blood Sedimentation Apparatus, c. 1950

Additional Images

2006.417.1: Blood Sedimentation Apparatus.
Image No. 2603 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Wintrobe blood sedimentation apparatus consisting of a rack, grey crinkle finish cast iron base with chrome plated upright, and 3 haematocrit sedimentation tubes, graduated from 0 to 100 upwards and downwards in 1mm divisions, scale in contrasting colours, 3mm bore. Rack has following numbers engraved into base '15 A-2454-11-3'.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 2006.417.1
Collection: Diagnostic, Laboratory
Date: c. 1950

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 13.5 cm
  • Width: 8 cm
  • Depth: 3.7 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Base with upright
  • b) Graduated tube - No.1065 HELLIGE U.S.A.
  • c) Graduated tube - D in diamond U.S.A.
  • d) Graduated tube - D in diamond U.S.A.

Object Materials

  • cast iron,
  • chrome plate,
  • glass,
  • steel,
  • unidentified coating

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. L. Loo