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S/3589 Antique Late Victorian Medical Glass Tube in a Beech Case

A medical glass tube with a cork stopper inscribed Albuminimetre Selon Esbach, housed in a travelling circular beech case with a stepped screw foot piece. This item was used for a laboratory measurement of urine albumin and urine total protein in screening for a proteinuria in chronic kidney disease. The case has a pale colour and retains a patination.

9 in. (23 cm.) High
2 in. (5 cm.) Diameter French Circa 1900