Air Apparatus [Gas (The Minnitt Gas-Air Apparatus)]

Coxeter King, Manufacturer;  British Oxygen Company Limited, Manufacturer; 


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Maker and Role
Coxeter King, Manufacturer
British Oxygen Company Limited, Manufacturer
Description
Minnitt Gas Air Apparatus manufactured by Coxeter & Sons. Made of wood painted cream with two rectangular freestanding metal handles on short ends at top of apparatus. Metal plate along back edge at top with two black screws and gas pipe connections. Hollow in back for fitting two gas bottles. Front face of apparatus as a black plaque with nitrous oxide meter reader on front. Two maker's plates, and a tube connection for gas mask also on front. Beneath plaque is a drawer with a black handle. Does not open. Base is made of wood and painted black, and sits on four wheels. "Coxeter King / B.O.C. / Medical Section" - label
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
The Minnitt / Gas Air Apparatus/ manufactured by / Coxeter & Sons limited / London S.W. 19 / Serial No. 3218 Maker's Plate
The Minnitt / Gas Air Apparatus/ manufactured by / Coxeter & Sons limited / London S.W. 19 / Serial No. 3219 Maker's Plate
Accession No
1979.79
Credit Line
Coxeter King et al. Air Apparatus [Gas (The Minnitt Gas-Air Apparatus)], 1979.79. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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