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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Amputation Set
Amputation Set Surgical set:Amputation/general surgery,"Surgical instruments with ivory handles housed in a velvet lined and red painted interior, wooden case with brass accents on the exterior."
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Surgical Set
Surgical Set 4.25 x 18 x 10" Surgical set: Amputation/general surgery."Ebony instruments housed in large. velvet lined wooden case with lift out tray and key lock."
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Pocket Surgical Set
Pocket Surgical Set 1 x 3.5 x 6.5. Surgical set: Amputation/general surgery: Pocket set. Steel and tortoise shell instruments housed in a black leather folding case with metal closure and slight tearing of case.
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Eye Surgery Case
Eye Surgery Case 2.25 x 10.5 x 7. Surgical set: Ophthalmic."Two layers of metal eye instruments including scissors. tweezers. and knives housed in mahogany colored box wooden box with black interior and gold stamping that reads."The KNY-Scheerer Corporation New York Contract No. 1783. Dated Oct. 17. 1918"
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Surgical Set
Surgical Set 3x16.5x7. Surgical set: Amputation/general surgery."Fifteen metal instruments with crosshatched ebony handles. Marked "H.G. Kern. Philadelphia". Housed in red velvet lined mahogany box with small brass inlaid straps and decorative brass corners. Brass identification plate and one instrument, possibly forceps, missing."
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Amputation Saw
Amputation Saw 0.75 x 13 x 3.5. Cutting tool: Saw: Amputation. Saw with curved ebony handle that has a cross hatch design and steel blade with heavy rusting present.
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Amputation Saw
Amputation Saw 0.75" x 16.25" x 4". Cutting tool: Saw: Amputation. Saw with a wooden handle and thread tied around with a steel blade that is heavily rusted.
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Tonsil Knife
Tonsil Knife 0.125 x 6.5 x 0.5. Cutting tool: Knife: Tonsil. Steel knife with long handle and probe like shape with a sharp curved edge at the tip. Rust present on metal.
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Razor
Razor 0.5 x 4 x 1.75. Cutting tool: Razor: Surgical. Steel razor with heavy rusting along perforated handle. Used to remove hair from the area of surgery.
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Sluder's Guillotine
Sluder's Guillotine 1.25 x 7 x 4.75. Cutting tool: Tome: Tonsillotome. Stainless steel instrument with serrated handle and one arm with a sliding mechanism.
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Curved Bistoury
Curved Bistoury 0.25 x 3.75 x 0.75. Cutting tool: Knife: Bistoury. Steel curved bistoury housed in attached brass case. In tortoise shell case.
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Allport's Retractor
Allport's Retractor 0.75 X 4.5 X 1.375". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Aural. Stainless steel retractor with four curved prongs and a screw to adjust width.
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Pillar Retractor
Pillar Retractor 0.5 x 7 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Tonsil. Chrome retractor with serrated handled and two curved teeth at the top. The letter Z is engraved on the side.
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Corwin's Tonsil Haemostat
Corwin's Tonsil Haemostat 1 x 6.5 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Clamp:Tonsil. "Stainless steel. U-shaped object with two arms. One posses a round half sphere with bumps and the other a flat circular edge. The object's width can be adjusted at the base and a curved ruler is attached at the intersection of the two arms."
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Forceps
Forceps 0.125 x 5 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel forceps with long blunt arms.
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Wilde's Cross-Action Serrated Forceps
Wilde's Cross-Action Serrated Forceps 2 x 4.5 x 0.75". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Aural. Steel forceps with sharp curve of arms and raised edges. Rust of the metal is present significantly on the interior edges.
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Tait's Pressure Forceps
Tait's Pressure Forceps 0.25 x 5 x 2.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Steel forceps with plier like arms and rust of metal present. This form of the forcep was used to stop uterine bleeding.
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Pressure Forceps
Pressure Forceps 0.125 x 6 x 3". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Steel forceps with small long teeth and rusting of metal present. Pressure forceps used to stop bleeding
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Barrett's Rubber Jawed Intestinal Forceps
Barrett's Rubber Jawed Intestinal Forceps 0.5x6.5x2.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Intestinal. Stainless steel forceps with scissor like handles and a rubber rolling part in-between the two arms.
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Iris Forceps
Iris Forceps 0.25 X 6 X 1.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Ophthalmic. "Steel forceps with raised edges and small sharp teeth. oval shaped intersection. Rusting of metal present."