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Object Name Probe
Catalog Number 90.65.23
Description Unsure of the exact function of this probe but it looks like it could be a veinous probe. The probe is silver in color and there is a thin tube and a circular tip. There is a grip on the end of the probe for handling. On the end of the grip it reads 5 68 M H.
Material metal
Dimensions L-3.5 inches
Search Terms Conrad Piepho Funeral Home, Inc.
Delaware County
Indiana
Muncie
Subjects Funerary equipment
Medical equipment & supplies
Embalming
Classification Death
Funerals
Medical equipment
Imagefile 023\906523.JPG
Year Range from 1920
Year Range to 1940
Notes The probe would have been used during the embalming process to help to open up the vein in order to insert the embalming fluid.
Made unknown