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.
- No. of items
- Scientific, medical instrument - Pulsoconn - Massage device
- 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
- Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
- 105×125×315 mm
- 1558 g