Imprinted into handle: "2 // Storz - // Stainless";"GERMANY"; "34"; printed on handle: "N2122"
Storage Room 0010
Length 13.5 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Online Medical Dictionary: "MedicineNet"; "Aloe's Illustrated and Priced Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physician's Supply and Hospital Furnishings," 6th ed., A.S. Aloe Co., St. Louis, 189-, p. 244 (similar to item # 5318); CD #1.
An instrument used to widen the opening of a nostril so the inside can be more easily seen; "speculum" is the Latin word for mirror.
Two symmetrical blades are joined by lock box to form scissor-like instrument; handles have one circular, one oval finger ring; shanks curve down from handle toward joint, then curve upward; jaws taper to blunt points; vertical serrations along inside of jaws; ratchet closure
Metal handle has detachable rod where metal snare is attached and adjusted; attachment fits into square hole and handle opens into "Y" shape to accept attachment and has hook to clamp attachment into fitting; Note: item is missing.
Silver-coloured metal duck-billed bivalve speculum; fixed lower blade is extended at proximal end to form a straight handle; upper blade is shorter than the lower blade and has a short slit made with two screws at the proximal end; an arm attached to the upper blade controls the opening and closing…