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Electreat pain reliever
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Details

Object ID 003802

Object Name Electreat pain reliever

Object Desc Metal cylinder that held batteries to power unit with roller at one end that was used to treat pain.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003810

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General Category History

Category Medical

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 9, Shelf 18

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords medical,Electreat,pain relief,


Title Electreat pain reliever

Description Silver metal cylinder. Has a roller at one end. Lid at the bottom comes off for a battery to be placed inside. Black top at the other end, with the roller attached to it.

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Approx Collection Date

Height 11.25

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 1.75

Circumference 4.75

Weight 0

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Quantity 1

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Place of Origin

Maker Electreat Mfg. Co.

Maker Details Patented in 1919 in Peoria, Ill. by Charles Willie Kent. Kent was prosecuted in 1938 for making unsubstantial medical claims regarding this product, and now could only say that this helped with pain relief.

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