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NPWHF0752 - Medical Spirit Lamp

Spirit lamp used in surgery to heat, sterilize small surgical instruments eg. needle points, blades. Polished stainless steel flask containing a cotton wick.  A screw cap closes the flask neck and wick.  Would have used methylated spirits for fuel.

Object ID: NPWHF0752 - Medical Spirit Lamp

Materials: stainless steel. cotton

Dimension: H 80mm, 60mm round.Neck 20mm W

Provenance: Alice Springs Hospital Library

Maker: DOWN


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