Dr. Gerald Georges Macaura - British Appliance Manufacturing Company - Scientific, medical instrument - Pulsoconn - Massage device (1) - Metal, rubber, wood and cardboard (packaging)

Description
Dr. Gerald Georges Macaura - British Appliance Manufacturing Company - Scientific, medical instrument - Pulsoconn - Massage device (1) - Metal, rubber, wood and cardboard (packaging)
U.K. - period 1920 - 1938

Antique medical/scientific vibrating massage device, dating approx. 1920-1938, offered in (rare) original packaging.

The Puloconn consists of a hand crank whose rotation movement is transformed into fast back-and-forth movements of the rubber suction cup on the front of the device.

It hasthe inscription: "PULSOCONN PATENT 43832".

Gerald Joseph Macaura was a physician and graduated from the University of Chicago, he emigrated to England in 1904. As a member of the Royal-Institute-of-Public-Health in London published his Macaura Institute in several European cities.

The device could be deployed against numerous diseases and inconveniences; dyspepsia, lung diseases, flu, rheumatism, liver and kidney ailments, low back pain and treating an epileptic attack.

Dimensions: original packaging (HxLxB) 10.5 x 31.5 x 12.5 cm.
Instrument (HxLxB) 9.5 x 31 x 12 cm.


Total 4 items. Device, 2 piece-original-packaging, newspaper from 1938.

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Scientific, medical instrument - Pulsoconn - Massage device
Material
Metal, rubber, wood and cardboard (packaging)
Designer/ Artist
Dr. Gerald Georges Macaura
Manufacturer/ Brand
British Appliance Manufacturing Company
Model/ Name
PULSOCONN PATENT 43832
Estimated Period
period 1920 - 1938
Country of Origin
U.K.
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
105×125×315 mm
Weight
1558 g
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