Glass extractor, made by Bellco. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria. c.1920. Laboratory glassware used for the preparation of pharmaceuticals. This extractor is a part of a Soxhlet extraction apparatus used for the extraction and purification of solids using a variety of solvents.

Physical Description

Vase shaped, bulbous at base with tube protruding RHS. Bulb tapers to cylinder at top with 2 pipette tubes protruding from closed end.


Example of glassware used at Commonwealth Serum Laboratories in the early 20th century.

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