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Phonendoscope and Four Monaural Stethoscopes

Auction:
2355
Lot:
135
Sold for:
$323$275

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2355
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 24, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Phonendoscope and Four Monaural Stethoscopes, the Phonendoscope patd. 1894 and 1897, stamped Bazzi-Bianchi Bowles, Sole Agents for G.P.Pilling & Son, Philadelphia, with nickel-cased diaphragm and two gutta-percha earpieces, in circular case, dia. 2 1/2 in.; two metal monaural stethoscopes, with trumpet-shaped chest-pieces, one stamped Bell & Croydon, London, the other Holdborn Co., London; one of black Bakelite; the fourth of gutta-percha, with flat chest-piece.

Note: A Phonendoscope is a stethoscopic device for intensifying auscultatory sounds.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

London, Philadelphia, metal monaural stethoscopes, Holdborn Co., stethoscopic device, Gutta-percha, Stethoscope