Hellige normal haemocytometer

Item details

Object number M-109
Manufacturer Hellige Co.
Place Germany
Date 1920s
Category Haemoglobin instrumentation


This is a glass-and-bakelite haemometer which was manufactured in Germany by the Hellige company in 1928. It is based on the haemoglobin estimation system developed by the Bernese (Swiss) haematologist, Dr Hermann Sahli. It comprises of measurement and extraction vials and a bakelite receptacle for the stowage of haematin solutions and blood during analysis.