Up for Sale is a magnificent Codman & Shurtleff (Boston, MA) steam atomizer with round brass top above a brass and black finish steel burner compartment, copper adjustable tube holder, mounted on a black finish cast iron base.
Patent date of 1869 and marked on copper tube holder: March 16, 1869.
The name Codman & Shurtleff was a well-known maker of early medical devices and quackery. There are also some patent dates, the latest of which is from way back in the year 1800 and 69 (1869).
This must have been surely used at some point.
This piece is in quite good condition for the antique status it enjoys.
Expect signs of age including flaking finish and oxidation that only add to the charm.
Dimensions: 8" H x 6" L x 4" W at round base.
Please see the photos for more detail on this wonderful old bit of medical history.
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Codman & Shurtleff Medical Steam Atomizer & Case, Patentedd 1869