Share your favorites on Show & Tell

1930's - DeVilbiss Atomizer #15

In Advertising > Pharmacy > Show & Tell.
MystryxDiamo…'s loves1 of 1
Love it
Like it

WhenIsraelbelievesWhenIsraelbelieves loves this.
MystryxDiamondzMystryxDiamondz loves this.
antiqueroseantiquerose loves this.
geo26egeo26e loves this.
pops52pops52 loves this.
AimathenaAimathena loves this.
SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
antiques-in-njantiques-in-nj loves this.
mikelv85mikelv85 loves this.
DrFluffyDrFluffy loves this.
See 8 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.

    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

    Posted 9 years ago

    (2304 items)

    This is a 1930's era DeVilbiss Atomizer (Atomer) #15 made by the DeVilbiss Manufacturing Company, Toledo, Ohio. --- Ohio physician Dr. Allen DeVilbiss developed a spray atomizer to provide an easier way to apply medicines to patients' throats. His invention was so successful that by 1890 he had retired from medical practice and established a company, DeVilbiss Manufacturing Company, to produce the atomizers. This item carries patent dates from 1907 to 1916. - The #15 model is shown in the DeVilbiss 1918 issue catalog. The metal parts are made of a plated brass and both the nasal attachment (on the long end) and the attachment for the rubber tube and bulb are tapered for press on fitting. The rubber tube and bulb were discarded due to age deterioration. The jar is mold-pressed glass.
    -- In 1970 the DeVilbiss Company was merged into Champion Spark Company and then purchased by Illinois Tool Works in 1990.

    See all
    Antique Poison Tincture Cobalt Blue Apothecary Bottle
    Antique Poison Tincture Cobalt Blue...
    Hair Cut Joke SIGN Funny Vintage Stylist Barber Shop Humor Retro Wall Plaque 130
    Hair Cut Joke SIGN Funny Vintage St...
    Antique Carved Wood Union Tool Machinist Box Apothecary Jewelry Chest Of Drawers
    Antique Carved Wood Union Tool Mach...
    Antique/Vtg Reverse Painted Glass Pharmacy/Apothecary Sign PRESCRIPTIONS
    Antique/Vtg Reverse Painted Glass P...
    Antique Poison Tincture Cobalt Blue Apothecary Bottle
    Antique Poison Tincture Cobalt Blue...
    See all


    1. MystryxDiamondz, 3 months ago
      Im not sure the date of this I have this same piece and didn't think that it was used in the medical field but very cool
    2. dav2no1 dav2no1, 3 months ago
      MystryxDiamondz....Here's mine..I believe it's a little later than this example. Yes it's a throat sprayer..

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.