Two Perkins 'tractors', 1774-1800

Made:
1795-1805 in England
maker:
Elisha Perkins

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Set of Perkins tractors, steel, brass and copper, in leather case photographed together with Advertising leaflet for a
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Set of Perkins tractors, steel, brass and copper, in leather case. Front 3/4 View. Grey brackground.
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Set of two Perkins tractors, one grayish and one brownish, made of unknown metal alloys, in decorated red leather case, 1795-1805. These appear to be genuine, as each was stamped 'PERKINS | PATENT | TRACTORS' at the round end.

Set of Perkins tractors, steel, brass and copper, in leather case

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Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Object Number:
1986-372
Materials:
case, cardboard, case, leather, metal
Measurements:
case: 7 mm x 90 mm x 19 mm, .018 kg
tractor: 5 mm x 80 mm x 8 mm, .01 kg
type:
tractors tractors therapeutics (electrotherapy), electrotherapy, perkins, tractors
credit:
Phillips
status:
Permanent collection

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