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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Bowman's Canaliculus Knife
Bowman's Canaliculus Knife 0.25 x 5.5 x 0.25. Cutting tool:Knife:Ophthalmic. Stainless steel knife with indentations on handle and curved blade.
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Mucosa Knife
Mucosa Knife 0.25 x 7 x 0.5. Cutting tool:Knife:Nasal. "Stainless steel knife with serrated handle. long probe like form. and a flat rounded circle like blade at tip."
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Operating Knife
Operating Knife 0.25 x 6.75 x 0.325. Cutting tool:Knife:General operating. "Steel knife with satin finish. serrated handle. and long thin blade with sharp tip."
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Noye's Canaliculus Knife
Noye's Canaliculus Knife 0.25 x 5.25 x 0.25. Cutting tool:Knife:Ophthalmic. Steel knife with a satin finish and a curved sharp blade.
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Iris Knife
Iris Knife 0.25 x 5 x 0.25. Cutting tool:Knife:Ophthalmic. Steel knife with satin finish and a dip in the side of the handle.
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Operating Knife
Operating Knife 0.125 X 6.125 X 0.5. Cutting tool:Knife:Scalpel. Steel operating knife with serrated handle and short sharp blade.
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Abraham Tonsil Knife
Abraham Tonsil Knife 0.25"x8.5"x0.5". Cutting tool: Knife: Tonsil. "Stainless steel knife with satin finish handle and a curved blade with sharp sides and a rounded tip. The intital "G.H.Z." are engraved on the handle."
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Jaeger's Keratotomy Knife
Jaeger's Keratotomy Knife 0.25 x 6 x 0.5. boxed- 0.75 x 6.25 x 0.75. Cutting tool:Knife:Ophthalmic. "Steel knife with satin finish handle and a sharp. thin diamond shaped tip. The instrument has rust present on the metal and housed in a cream colored cardboard box."
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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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Swivel Septum Knife
Swivel Septum Knife a- 0.125 x 7.75 x 0.625 b- 0.25 x 6.75 x 0.625. Cutting tool:Knife:Nasal. Two stainless steel nasal swivel knives with satin finish handles. One is longer than the other and each have rotating blades one with a square like shape and the other rounded.
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Merlot Knife
Merlot Knife Box- 1.3756 x 2.875. knives- 0.375 x 4.5 x 0.375. Cutting tool:Knife:Myelotomy. Wooden box containing three stainless steel Myelotomy knives that each have small curved prong with a blunt tip. Developed at the Medical University by Mr. T.S. Hargest and used to cut the spine to control muscle spasms.
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Eye Scalpel
Eye Scalpel 0.125 x 4.75 x 0.375. Cutting tool:Knife:Ophthalmic. "Steel knife with satin finish. several indentations along handle for better grip and a short blade."
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Scalpel
Scalpel 0.25 x 7.5 x 0.5. Cutting tool: Knife: Scalpel."Scalpel with ivory handles and crisscross markings with yellow. blue. and red color visible."
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Scalpel
Scalpel 0.25 x 7.625 x 0.5. Cutting tool: Knife: Scalpel. Scalpel with ivory handles and crisscross markings and black color visible.
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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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Curved Probe Point Bistoury
Curved Probe Point Bistoury 0.125 X 5.5 X 0.5. Cutting tool:Knife:Bistoury. Steel instrument with satin finish and a smooth tip curved blade. The handle has several indentations to add more grip.
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Dissecting Scalpel
Dissecting Scalpel 0.25 x 5.75 x 0.375. Cutting tool:Knife:Scalpel. "Dissecting scalpel with ebony handle and short. pointed metal blade. See p. 346 in Winchester."
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King-Hurd's Dissector and Separator
King-Hurd's Dissector and Separator 0.5 x 8.75 x 0.5. Cutting tool:Knife:Tonsil. Stainless steel instrument with matte finish handle and double ended. One end has a sharp curved tip and the other a flat oval like form.
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Section Razor
Section Razor 0.25 x 6.75 x 1. Microtomy knife. Metal swing razor blade with attached ivory cover used as a sectioning device in the preparation of microscopy.