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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Hodge's Forceps
Hodge's Forceps 3.5 x 17 x 4.5" Delivery: Obstetrical forceps
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Bone Curette
Bone Curette 2.5 x 7 x 2.5" Curettage: Curette: Bone Stainless steel bone curette with deep spoon like shape and a perforated handle.
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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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Postmortem Kit
Postmortem Kit 2.75 x 15 x 7. Autopsy."Postmortem kit including thirteen steel instruments: hammer. chisel. chain. retractor. three scalpels and two retractors by Langbein. The kit is housed in a wooden box with leather carrying case embossed USN. Wooden box has inlaid ivory label that reads."The KNY-Scheerer Corporation. New York".Brass couplings. Identification plate missing."
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Tonsillotome
Tonsillotome 0.5 x 10 x 2.25. Cutting tool: Tome: Tonsillotome. Stainless steel tonsillotome with sharp points that can be extended and are used in the removal of tonsils.
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Heart Valve Insertion Forceps
Heart Valve Insertion Forceps 0.75x7.5x3". Heart valve prosthesis. Three steel forceps. specialized by Dr. J. Manly Stallworth for use in insertion of the Hufnagel Valve.