Pill timer

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1874-1880

GUSN

GUSN-17939

Description

Round cardboard dial w/ metal hand and indicator on edge; Roman Numerals act as clock; hole on right side as handle; printed in red; inscriptions give instructions for next dose. Time reads 10:30.

Details

Descriptive Terms

timers
cardboard
tin (metal)
Cardboard
Tin
TIMER, PILL

Inscription

Printed on backside: ""Pat. Oct. 27th, 1874.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2073

Places

Connecticut (United States)