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Object Name: 
Tube
Accession Number: 
2016.8.381
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 49.8 cm, Diam (max): 0.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1880-1980
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Science Museum, London
Primary Description: 
Tube. Colorless glass; flameworked. Narrow cylindrical tube with one open end and one closed end with round bottom; for holes in wall near round bottom. Horizontal seam in tube roughly 1/3 from rim.
Provenance: 
Science Museum, Source
2016-10-12
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
QUICKFIT / WE2/04
inscription
Stamped near top of pipet white; "QUICKFIT" inside circular insigna