A fine antique sterling silver syringe. Albert S. Aloe was born in Scotland in 1842 and died in St. Louis, Missouri in 1893, the A. S. Aloe Company was founded around 1860.
This syringe was used for the injection of haemorrhoids. It comes in its original lined case and is signed ‘A S Aloe & Co’ on the body of syringe and the lid label. The accompaniments include a silver blunt ending hollow cannula for injection or aspiration and a long needle with a long silver sheath on a screw thread which in the unscrewed position protects the operator from the sharp end of the needle.