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
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 9, Shelf 18
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End Year Range
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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Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
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.