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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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21.
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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Pillar Retractor
Pillar Retractor 0.5 x 7 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Tonsil. Chrome retractor with serrated handled and two curved teeth at the top. The letter Z is engraved on the side.
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Throat Retractor
Throat Retractor 0.75 x 6 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Tracheal. "Two stainless steel throat retractors with serrated edge. One tip is curved back. while the other has two curved teeth."
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Nasal Elevator
Nasal Elevator 0.25 x 7.75 x 0.5". Grasping and fixating:Elevator:Septum. Stainless steel rod-like elevator with one end being long and flat with an oval like shape and the other being a blunt edge.
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Vulsellum Forceps
Vulsellum Forceps 0.25 x 6 x 2.375". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel forceps with flat thin arms and small sharp teeth
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Forceps for Holding Divided Veins
Forceps for Holding Divided Veins 1.5 x 11.5 x 3.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Stainless steel forceps with an elevated section of the arms that when closed form a hollow rectangular shape. Rust present on the metal.
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Forceps
Forceps 0.125 x 5 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel forceps with long blunt arms.
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Forceps
Forceps 0.5 x 7 x 3". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. "Stainless steel spring forceps with rounded. serrated handles."
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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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Tait's Pressure Forceps
Tait's Pressure Forceps 0.25 x 5 x 2.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Steel forceps with plier like arms and rust of metal present. This form of the forcep was used to stop uterine bleeding.
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Pressure Forceps
Pressure Forceps 0.125 x 6 x 3". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Steel forceps with small long teeth and rusting of metal present. Pressure forceps used to stop bleeding
32.
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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Nasal Forceps
Nasal Forceps 0.25 x 7.5 x 3.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Nasal. Stainless steel forceps with arms that opens like scissors and rounded tip with flat holes.
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Nasal Forceps
Nasal Forceps 0.25 x 6.25 x 3.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Nasal. "Stainless steel forceps with the bottom arms sliding backwards. both tips are rounded with flat holes."
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Iris Forceps
Iris Forceps 0.25 X 6 X 1.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Ophthalmic. "Steel forceps with raised edges and small sharp teeth. oval shaped intersection. Rusting of metal present."
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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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Surgical Set
Surgical Set 3x16.5x7. Surgical set: Amputation/general surgery."Fifteen metal instruments with crosshatched ebony handles. Marked "H.G. Kern. Philadelphia". Housed in red velvet lined mahogany box with small brass inlaid straps and decorative brass corners. Brass identification plate and one instrument, possibly forceps, missing."
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Wilde's Cross-Action Serrated Forceps
Wilde's Cross-Action Serrated Forceps 2 x 4.5 x 0.75". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Aural. Steel forceps with sharp curve of arms and raised edges. Rust of the metal is present significantly on the interior edges.
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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."