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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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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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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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Tonsil Scissors
Tonsil Scissors 0.5 x 7 x 2.375. Cutting tool:Scissor/shears:Tonsil. "Stainless steel scissors with short arms that curve upwards. The initials "G.H.Z." are personally engraved on the top edge."
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Tonsil Snare
Tonsil Snare a-0.5 x 9 x 8 b- 0.25 x 3.75 x 1. Cutting tool:Snare:Tonsil. Stainless steel instrument with handle that releases wire like tool from the interior. Used in removal of tonsils.
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Tonsil Forceps
Tonsil Forceps 0.5 x 10 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Tonsil. Steel forceps with two sharp teeth on the tip of each arm.
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Tonsil Syringe
Tonsil Syringe 0.75x5.5x3". Injections:Hypodermic syringe. "Stainless steel Luer-Lok control tonsil syringe made of frosted glass and stainless steel. The initials "C.W.E" are engraved along the side and on the handle of the syringe."
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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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Tonsil Punch
Tonsil Punch 0.75 x 5.75 x 6.5. Cutting tool: Punch: Tonsil. Stainless steel instrument with a scissor like shape and two open oval shapes at the tips of each arm.
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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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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.