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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Grafco Rectal Dilators
Grafco Rectal Dilators 3.5 x 1.75 x 1.75. 3.25 x 1.5 x 1.5. 3 x 1.375 x 1.375. 2.5 x 1 x 1."(box) 2.5 x 5.25 x 3.75 . Dilatation:Dilator:Rectal. Four black plastic rectal dilators of various sizes housed in original yellow cardboard box.
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Nasal Speculum
Nasal Speculum 1.75x4.75x2. Dilatation: Speculum:Nasal. "Stainless steel. cone-like speculum with raised crosshatched design on the handles."
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Rectal Speculum
Rectal Speculum 3.5x6x3. Dilatation: Speculum: Rectal. Steel speculum with long oval-like opening on the sides and several raised lines on the handles.
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Mouth Gag
Mouth Gag 2.75x8.75x3.75. Dilatation:Dilator:Mouth gag. Stainless steel instrument with turn lock and raised cross hated design on side.
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Uterine Dilator
Uterine Dilator 2.75x11x4. Dilatation: Dilator: Uterine. "Chrome plated dilator with measurement markings in-between handles. indentation lines are visible at tip of arms."
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Speculum
Speculum 1.75x4.75x2.25. Dilatation: Speculum. Stainless steel clamp like dilator with raised arms and smooth half oval surface.
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Ureteral Dilator
Ureteral Dilator .75 x 20 x 3" Dilatation: Dilator: Ureteral
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Uterine Dilator
Uterine Dilator 0.75"x 11.75"x 0.75" Nickel plated uterine dilator, with screw at the bottom that when turn allows prongs to open and dilate the uterus. Patent date of June 9, '85 is engraved on the side.
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Rectal Speculum
Rectal Speculum 1.75x6x4. Dilatation:Speculum:"Part of a rectal speculum. Ivory and tubular in shape with a metal handle."
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Sims'-Type Speculum
Sims'-Type Speculum 1"x 5.5"x 3.5" Steel vaginal speculum with an open rectangle shape and slight curves that was developed by James Marion Sims (1813-1883).
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Bi-Valve Speculum
Bi-Valve Speculum 2"x 5.25"x 3" Ivory speculum with two flaps and a metal screw on the side to widen the instrument for examination.
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Vaginal Speculum
Vaginal Speculum 1.5"x 5.5"x 2" Stainless steel vaginal speculum ,used for examinations, with flaps that can be widened with the use of the turn screw located on the side.