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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Abraham Tonsil Knife
Abraham Tonsil Knife 0.25"x8.5"x0.5". Cutting tool: Knife: Tonsil. "Stainless steel knife with satin finish handle and a curved blade with sharp sides and a rounded tip. The intital "G.H.Z." are engraved on the handle."
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Allport's Retractor
Allport's Retractor 0.75 X 4.5 X 1.375". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Aural. Stainless steel retractor with four curved prongs and a screw to adjust width.
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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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Amputation Saw
Amputation Saw 0.75 x 13 x 3.5. Cutting tool: Saw: Amputation. Saw with curved ebony handle that has a cross hatch design and steel blade with heavy rusting present.
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Amputation Set
Amputation Set Surgical set:Amputation/general surgery,"Surgical instruments with ivory handles housed in a velvet lined and red painted interior, wooden case with brass accents on the exterior."
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Barrett's Rubber Jawed Intestinal Forceps
Barrett's Rubber Jawed Intestinal Forceps 0.5x6.5x2.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Intestinal. Stainless steel forceps with scissor like handles and a rubber rolling part in-between the two arms.
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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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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.
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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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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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Cystotome and Scoop
Cystotome and Scoop 0.125 x 5.5 x 0.125. Cutting tool:Tome:Cystotome. Steel instrument with one side containing a long sharp point and the other a smooth oval like shape.
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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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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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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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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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Disposable Hemostat
Disposable Hemostat 6.5 x 7.75 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. "Steel and plastic AMP Disposable Hemostat displayed in a Lucite Box. The displayed was used in the first preclinical test January 10-11. 1966 at the Medical College of the University of South Carolina."
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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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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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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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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"