993.33.1: Syringe, Set, 1900-1914

Additional Images

993.33.1: Syringe, Set. Syringe set
Image No. 1245 Syringe set; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Rectangular hinged lidded case with lift-out rack holding 5 graduated frosted glass syringe barrels [20cc, 10cc, 5cc, 2cc and 1cc for insulin] with fixed tapered tips and removable collars and plungers [thumb rest on top of plunger stem]. 18 needles and canulae in fixed rack on inside of lid, room for 20 needles total. 'ORIGINAL-RECORD/"DREI FACKELRING"-MARKE' with ringed staff design in centre stamped into top centre of case.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.33.1
Collection: Military
Date: 1900-1914

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 22.5 cm
  • Height: 5 cm
  • Width: 13.5 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Hinged case
  • b) Lift-out tray
  • c) 20cc barrel with tip
  • d) Plunger for 20cc barrel
  • e) Collar for 20cc barrel
  • f) 10cc barrel with tip
  • g) Plunger for 10cc barrel
  • h) Collar for 10cc barrel
  • i) 5cc barrel with tip
  • j) Plunger for 5cc barrel
  • k) Collar for 5cc barrel
  • l) 2cc barrel with tip
  • m) Plunger for 2cc barrel
  • n) Collar for 2cc barrel
  • o) 1cc barrel with tip
  • p) Plunger for 1cc barrel, 'ORIGINAL - RECORD' and insignia stamped on thumb rest
  • q) Collar for 1cc barrel
  • r) Needle with canula
  • s) Needle with canula
  • t) Needle with canula
  • u) Needle with canula
  • v) Needle with canula
  • w) Needle with canula
  • x) Needle with canula
  • y) Needle with canula
  • z) Needle with canula
  • aa) Needle with canula
  • bb) Needle with canula
  • cc) Needle with canula
  • dd) Needle with canula
  • ee) Needle with canula
  • ff) Needle
  • gg) Needle
  • hh) Needle
  • ii) Needle

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • glass,
  • metal,
  • nickel plate

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Lt. Col. H. Hingston
  • History of Use: Used by Lt. Col. H. Hingston, Indian Army Medical Service.