Tube with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Tube with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2016.8.295
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.2 cm, Diam (max): 1.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1880-1980
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Science Museum, London
Primary Description: 
Tube with Stopper. Colorless glass; blown. (a) Cylinder with one plain end and one end that tapers in and then widens; interior of neck is matte. (b) Hollow stopper with flat top. Exterior wall of shaft is matte.
Provenance: 
Science Museum, Source
2016-10-12
McLachlan, Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
C 14
inscription
Stamped top of tube, below rim white "C"; blue "14", white circular insignia next to inscription
br
inscription
Pen top of tube black
BE 1 / C 14
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Scratched; Stamped near bottom of stopper white; "BE 1" and "C" appear to scratched; "14" appears to be stamped; white circular insignia next to inscription
MADE IN ENGLAND
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Stamped near bottom of stopper white
MADE IN / QUICKFIT / ENGLAND / BE 2
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Stamped; Engraved middle of tube white; "MADE IN / QUICKFIT / ENGLAND" inside circular insignia, "BE 2" scratched below