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Percussor - Shiron, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: SH 850520

Percussor made by Shiron, Germany, circa 1900 used in a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia. Used to examine chest and reflexes.
Percussor has a rubber head with rounded ends with guard, round shaft and four- sided flat handle also with rounded ends.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 20.50 cm (Height), 7.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric services, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Clinical
Tertiary Classification: equipment
Inscriptions: SHIRON GERMANY on top of shaft
Manufacturer: Germany, 1848-1950
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1900

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