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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Forceps
Forceps 1.75 x 6.75 x 3". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. "Steel forceps with satin finish and a gold handle. arms are shapely curved."
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Polyp Forceps
Polyp Forceps 0.5 x 10 x 2.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Polyps. "Stainless steel forceps with straight arms. housed in a red and clear plastic casing. Additional housing includes a blue and white cardboard box with corresponding product papers."
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Eyelid Everter
Eyelid Everter 0.25 x 3.5 x 0.75". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Lid. Steel eyelid everter with flat straight edge arm and a flat oval shaped handle engraved with manufacturer information.
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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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Mathieu's Retractors
Mathieu's Retractors 0.75 x 4.5 x 0.5". Grasping and fixating:Retractors. Two stainless steel retractors with raised lines in the middle and three prongs one end and a raised flat edge on the other.
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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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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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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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Lucae's Forceps, Bayonet Shape
Lucae's Forceps, Bayonet Shape 0.5 x 5.75 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Aural. Steel forceps with a prominent curve (bayonet shape) of the long thin arms. The letter Z is engraved into the side of the forceps. This form of the forcep was developed by
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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 0.25 x 7 x 3. Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Stainless steel forceps with rounded plier like arms that have small teeth. Haslam U.S.A and Stainless steel are engraved on the side.
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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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Nasal Forceps
Nasal Forceps 0.25 x 7 x 3.5. Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Nasal. Stainless steel forceps with smooth oval like arms that are hollowed out.