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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

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Dr. Joseph Eisenberg Exhibit

Object Date

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

Height 2

Length 7.5

Width 3

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

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.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2242



Date JUN 17,2014

Summary Poor

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.