Object ID 002511
Object Name Goodyear Union Syringe No.7 Box
Object Desc Wooden box for Syringe No.7 by the Goodyear Rubber Co.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002242
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Dr. Joseph Eisenberg Exhibit
Start Year Range 1870
End Year Range 1920
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Goodyear Rubber Co.,medical equipment,syringes,
Title Goodyear Union Syringe No.7 Box
Description Wooden box with metal latch on the front to keep it closed. Black label pasted on top cover reads: "The Goodyear Union Syringe No. 7 With Hard Rubber Pipes." Label underneath top cover when opened has instructions for use.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Goodyear Rubber Co.
Maker Details Based in New York, provided syringes to the Union Army during the Civil War and continued to manufacture them thereafter.
Date JUN 17,2014
Assessor Ben Locke
Notes Heavy edgewear, scratching thrughout. Multiple small chips can be found on the corners and edges of the box. Metal latch is broken. Label on top cover is faded and frayed away at the edges. Interior label underneath cover is damaged to the point where most of the text is no longer visible or legible.