Vaporizer in original box
Nickel, aluminum, textile, cardboard, paper
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)
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.
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, Catarrh, / Tuberculosis. / . . . [etc.]"
printed: on back of box: "SIMPLEX / CROUP-KETTLE / WARM MEDICATED INHALER / NURSERY VAPORIZER. / Prescribed by leading Physicians / all over the World. / . . . / Simplex Lamp Mfg. Company / Geo. H. Bell, Brooklyn, N.Y. 771 E 18th. St. / . . . / 'This Instrument is used Extensively by VETERINARY / SURGEONS in treatment of HORSES, DOGS, and DOMES- / TIC ANIMALS.'"
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