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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Diefennbach's Serrefine Forceps
Diefennbach's Serrefine Forceps 0.25 x 2.25 x 0.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Artery. Steel spring forceps with raised edge and a long smooth arm.
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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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Nasal Elevator
Nasal Elevator 0.25 x 8.75 x 0.25". Grasping and fixating:Elevator:Septum. Steel object with square-like shape and rounded speculums on each end.
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Fenestrated Artery Forceps
Fenestrated Artery Forceps 0.25 x 4.25 x 1.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Artery. "Steel forceps with raised edge. handles with oval shaped holes. and a clamp like arms. Metal is heavily rusted."
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Diefennbach's Straight Artery and Torsion Forceps
Diefennbach's Straight Artery and Torsion Forceps 0.25 x 2 x 0.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Artery. Small steel spring hemostat with perforated edges and smooth oval like arms.
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Quire's Foreign Body Extractor
Quire's Foreign Body Extractor 0.25 x 4 x 1.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Aural. Steel extractor with finger-like feature that can be rotated by squeezing either end of the U- shaped piece.
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Desmarres Lid Clamp
Desmarres Lid Clamp 0.5 x 3.5 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Chalazion. Stainless steel clamp with an oval like portion at the top with a shell overlay that can be widened with by the screw on the side.
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Pressure Forceps
Pressure Forceps 0.25 x 4.75 x 2.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Stainless steel forceps with rounded plier like arms at tip.
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Pressure Forceps
Pressure Forceps 0.25 x 4.5 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Stainless steel forceps with curved arms when closed and flat oval shaped tip.
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Eye Forceps, Fixation
Eye Forceps, Fixation 0.25 x 6 x 1.5 x 1.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Ophthalmic. Stainless steel forcep with small sharp teeth and rounded intersection.
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Forceps
Forceps 0.5x5x0.75. Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel modern forceps with rounded ends grooves.
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Forceps
Forceps Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel surgery forceps that could have been used in most surgeries. Metal is heavily rusted.
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Forceps
Forceps 0.5 x 5.5 x 0.75 . Grasping and fixating:Forceps.
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Mathieu's Needle Holder
Mathieu's Needle Holder 0.25 x 7 x 2.25. Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Needle. Spring loaded steel forceps with oval shaped handles and smooth plier like arms.
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Cystoscope Forceps: Scissor Type
Cystoscope Forceps: Scissor Type 0.75 X 13.5 X 3. Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Endoscopic. Steel instrument with scissor like handle and a long flexible rod with cutting instrument at the tip.
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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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Wood Mallet
Wood Mallet 2.5x12x4,Drug compounding:Mallet,Wooden mallet from Roper Hospital (1906-1959) and possibly used in bone surgery.,
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Hey's Saw
Hey's Saw 0.5 x 7 x 1.75. Cutting tool: Saw: Skull. Saw with an ebony handle and steel head that has two blades on either side that are flat with a circular shape and serrated edges.
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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.