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Elliott's obstetrical forceps

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Dates
1870
1915
circa 1870-1915
Collection
Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
007023015 a-b
Description
A set of Elliott's obstetrical forceps which fit together with an English lock; both pieces have elongated oval handles with metal and plastic handles; one of the pieces (a) has a rotating metal disk with bevelled edges affixed between the metal and plastic in the handle.
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Accession Number
007023015 a-b
Collection
Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Forceps
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
A set of Elliott's obstetrical forceps which fit together with an English lock; both pieces have elongated oval handles with metal and plastic handles; one of the pieces (a) has a rotating metal disk with bevelled edges affixed between the metal and plastic in the handle.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a, b - forceps - Size: Length 40.5 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Provenance
Donated to the Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada.
Maker
J. Reynders & Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1915
circa 1870-1915
Date Remarks
Based on catalogue published in 1915
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Engraved on (a) near lock: "J REYNDERS & CO // NY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-2
Condition Remarks
Some tarnishing, forcep (a) has a piece of scotch tape on it.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail