Davol was a really old company that didn't mind split-ting words on their packaging!
All of these folks guessed correctly:
Ruth...But I can't find a link to her blog!
Vintage Breast Pump
The apparatus is a breast pump! Good job! If I'm being totally honest, I thought about trying it out just to see what it felt like, but ya'll know what would happen if I did...my 44 year-old-not-so-firm-boob would get sucked all the way into the red squeegy thing and I would wind up in the ER to have it removed. You know it is true! A couple of the guys at the auction offered to check it out on other body parts, but I wouldn't want to touch it if they did.
Ah, but I digress! The winner was chosen by my very own Cora Bell...
And the winner is...
Linda from A La Carte
I'll be looking for Anti-Colic Nipples and Nipple Shields from auctions in the future!
Be on the lookout for a package of goodies from my basement! And don't worry. I promise I won't embarrass you in front of your mailman by sending you a vintage breast pump!