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Harry Brand Sprayer

Pumps and sprayers allow for pesticides to be distributed widely. This is a HARRY BRAND insecticide sprayer from Hong Kong, dating to 1996. The hand-pumped sprayer consists of two metal parts, a cylinder pump with a black plastic handle and a reservoir containing the insecticide liquid. It is of the ‘Flit gun’ type, originally named after a sprayer used to dispense the FLIT brand insecticide, it later became the generic term for this type of sprayer. The multi-coloured logo shows a man in an old-fashioned red tunic and hat using the sprayer to dispatch flying insects. According to the description it ‘Kills Flies Mosquitoes Cockroaches Ants Bed Bugs Moths’.

Materials

Metal

Theme

Tools

Year

1996

Collection No:

1996.400