Cased 'Klinostik' May ophthalmoscope

Catalogue Number: 3389
Cased 'Klinostik' May ophthalmoscope
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Ophthalmoscope
Designer/inventor: Charles H May
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1950
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: England
Publisher/Manufacturer: Gowllands
Description Of Item: Cased self illuminating ophthalmoscope with a head of black and chromed metal May design marked 'Gowllands/ Made in England'. Slim battery handle with chromed metal pocket clip and white plastic control for rheostat. Handle impressesd: 'KLINOSTIK/ REGD/ BRITISH MADE'. Fitted case of unusual half-moon shape, outer covered in black leatherette, inside lined with purple velvet and satin. Gold lettering inside case lid: 'KLINOSTIK REGD./ BRITISH MADE'. Instrument: 245 x 43 x 30 mm. Case: 168 x 92 x 45 mm. Head may not be original to this set.
How Acquired: Donated by Robert Kaye
Date Acquired: Oct 2011
Condition: Head fair, handle good, case good but lining faded
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 13

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