Glasco clear glass reservoir eye bath

Catalogue Number: 2456
Glasco clear glass reservoir eye bath
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Eye baths, bottles, jars
Designer/inventor: Carl G Hilgenberg
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1936
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Baltimore Md USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: Carr-Lowry Glass Company
Description Of Item: Clear moulded glass reservoir eye bath: bulbous reservoir base surmounted by oval eye cup. Base impressed 'GLASCO PAT D-99865'. Height 45mm x Width 40mm. The patent for this design of 'eyecup' was granted as US Design 99865 on June 2 1936 to Carl G Hilgenberg of Baltimore, Md, and assigned to the Carr-Lowry Glass Company of Baltimore. The Glasco Product Company of Chicago was a glass distributor and sold products of several manufacturers. Ref: Sturrock: Eye Baths, 2012, Millstream Books.
How Acquired: Donated by Pamela R Sutton
Date Acquired: July 2014
Condition: Good but moulding fault in neck
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 18

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