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Beard Reducing Valve

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Inventory Number: 10342
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Beard reducing valve for use with nitrous oxide. Copper alloy instrument with a nozzle on one end and a knob with threaded screw on the other.  There are two round pressure gauges, one attached between the body and nozzle, the other attached between the body and the release valve.

Invented by R Beard 1888.
Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Copper Alloy
Glass
Plastic
Paint
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
90 212 191 mm

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