Cased Opiate Syringe Set. Dated 1881
An attractively nickel plated case with a domed lid containing a hypodermic syringe with a guilded top, vial and needles. Dated 1881. The outside of the case is decorative engraved with an ship on the sea at one side and on the otherside the inscription “Au Docteur Delthil 1881”. The glass vial has a composite top and is stained with the residue of its red brown contents which would likely have been a form of opiate solution for injection. The glass of the Pravaz style Â syringe has a small damage and the amount injected could also be limited by an adjustable screw in the plunger. Dimensions 7,5 x 3,5 x 2 cm.