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Home Medical Apparatus. 9x5''.
This antique medical device - No. 4 D.D. Home Medical Apparatus with Mesco Dry Cell Battery - is from the late 1800's to early 1900's and was used for electropathic therapy This wood box has two compartments, each kept closed with a hook. In the lower compartment a battery generated an electric current which was transmitted through to the upper compartment - where the wires, electrodes and insulated handles were stored - and then to the user.