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D&G Catgut Sutures
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Details

Object ID 002523

Object Name D&G Catgut Sutures

Object Desc D&G Catgut Sutures with yellow box and 9 cardboard wrappers with 7 test tubes

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002256

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Dr. Joseph Eisenberg Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range 1913

End Year Range 1940

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords medicine,Sutures,Surgery,Davis & Geck, Inc.,


Title D&G Catgut Sutures

Description D&G Catgut Sutures with yellow box and 9 cardboard wrappers with 7 test tubes. The box is labeled with a white stick on and black text that says "D&G Heat Sterilized. Catgut Sutures, USP. Thermo-flex. Non-boilable. Intestinal. Plain-Type A. With Half-circle Atraumatic 1 1/8 inch needle." Box says that originnaly there were 12 test tubes inside.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 4.4

Length 3.25

Width 1.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Davis & Geck Co.

Maker Details Surgical and Medical device company founded by Charles T. Davis and Fred A. Geck originally located in Brooklyn, NY specializing in the development and manufacture of surgical sutures beginning with catgut then moving to synthetics along with various othe

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY2256

Description

Conditions

Date JUN 19,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor SK

Notes This box of sutures is in fair condition. The exterior of the box is peeling and the label is cracked where the box was folded over to open it. There are suture tubes missing probably because they were used. There are some brown stains on the white label and the edges of the box are worn.


Events

Date JUN 19,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Dr. Joseph Eisenberg Exhibit from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date JUN 19,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date JUN 19,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date JUN 19,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Dr. Joseph Eisenberg Exhibit from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes