A vintage Czechoslovakian instrument of Faradisation (the application of faradic current to stimulate muscles and nerves).
Made in Prague and housed with a certificate of authenticity in it original lined case. The heavy metal cylinder is held in the hand and the two rubber pronged wheels are rolled over the subject’s skin. This generates an electrostatic charge which is discharge onto the patient. The machine still works and packs quite a punch! The force of the charge can be varied by a graduated control on the reverse side. Marked with registration no. L78464
- From the Phisick collection