Vaporizer in original box

Object Number: 
Z.1682a-e
Date: 
1905-1915
Medium: 
Nickel, aluminum, textile, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Box: 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 19 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm ) Overall: 8 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (22.2 x 12.1 cm)
Marks: 
printed: on front of box: "'OUR IMPROVED 16 OZ. SIZE.' / SIMPLEX / VAPORIZER / No. 3 / U.S. PATS. / DEC. 14, 1897 / FEB. 4, 1905 / GEO. H. BELL'S / Patents. / Prescribed for Croup, / Singers, Speakers, / Grip, Laryngitis, / Pneumonia, / Bronchitis, Catarr
Description: 
Mixed metal vaporizer in three parts--spray tube, water boiler, and cylindrical stand with pierced walls and burner mounted on low, conical base; in original light brown cardboard box with paper insert.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group