Phonendoscope, consisting of metal chest plate and rubber tubing with ear pieces. The item measures 6 cm x 6 cm x 2 cm. The metal plate is stamped, and reads in part: Phonendoscope. Trade mark regd. Patd Oct. 2, 94. Patd Jan. 18, 97. 35748. Sole agent for U.S.A. G.P. Pilling & Son, Philadelphia. Condition of the item is generally poor. The chest piece has a broken diaphragm and the rubber ear pieces have broken off. The rubber has deteriorated and hardened. Provenance is unknown.
Close-up digital photograph of a phonendoscope on a blue background, with red rubber tubing for ear pieces visible surrounding the metal chest plate. The stamp on the plate is partially readable.
Medical Museum Collection, Box 1A
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