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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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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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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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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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Fahnestock's Tonsillotome
Fahnestock's Tonsillotome 1.5 x 12.5 x 1.25. case- 1.75 x 13 x 1.75. Cutting tool:Tome:Tonsillotome. "Steel instrument with ebony handle that has extensive fading on the top portion. housed in velvet lined long. narrow leather covered wood case. The instrument used for tonsillectomy."
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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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Rib Shears
Rib Shears 0.5 x 8.25 x 1.75. Cutting tool:Scissors/shears:Rib. Steel shears with short rounded arms and finger grooves on the handles.
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Raspatory
Raspatory 1 x 6.5 x 0.5. Cutting tool:Raspatory. Instrument with an ebony handle and a steel arm with a sharp pentagon shaped head.
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Director and Tongue Tie
Director and Tongue Tie 0.125 x 4.875 x 0.75. Cutting tool:director. Steel with satin finish instrument with long prong and a rounded smooth end.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Nasal Saw
Nasal Saw a- 0.25 x 7 x 3.25 b-0.25 x 7.25 x 3.5. Cutting tool:Saw:Nasal. Two steel saws with matte finish and serrated handles. Long blade with an abrupt curve and perforated edge.