Quack radioactive devices

Overview of These Antiques: They heyday of Radium saw numerous radioactive medical and other devices appear on the market. Infused with a small amount of Radium, these devices promised many benefits to users in the early 1900’s. The devices below do not provide any medicinal or other benefits whatsoever, and indeed being radioactive they should not be used for these purposes. Rather, they are for collectors of early devices who are interested in this bygone era of Radium.

Burnett Radioactive Cone

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Burnett Radioactive Cone

Description: This device is an emanator. It was to be placed in water, usually 1-2 gallons, to “infuse" the water with radon, a radioactive gas.

Surface Radioactivity: Approximately 10,000 CPM with a Ludlum Model 3 and 44-9 probe at every point along the cones surface.

Price: $800 Shipping: $25 No international shipping. 

Picnic Version of the Revigator





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Picnic Version of the Revigator

Description: Extremely rare “on-the-go” Revigator - picnic size! Fully intact, with all original materials including the outer metal carrying case. About 20,000 CPM with a 44-3 detector at the mouth of the Revigator (as opposed to inside the Revigator above). 

Price: $1000 Shipping: $25

Extremely Rare Antique Radioactive Solar Pad Kit


Extremely Rare Antique Radioactive Solar Pad Kit

Description: This 1920’s kit features the solar pad, the original box, guarantee, and radiograph photo created by the device. A quack device from the heydays of Radium, it is slightly radioactive. The kit also includes an incredible amount of additional documentation including:  typed letters from the company to the buyer, a receipt, hand written notes, signed guarantees, and other documentation.

Surface Radioactivity: 9000 CPM and 2.5 mR/hr with a Ludlum Model 3 and 44-9 probe.

Price: $500 Shipping: $25 No international shipping.

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