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dental double-end explorer

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Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020226
Description
Silver metal dental double-end explorer; octagonal handle; smooth ends taper to curved, pointed tips.
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Accession Number
010020226
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- explorer
Description
Silver metal dental double-end explorer; octagonal handle; smooth ends taper to curved, pointed tips.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "STAINLESS JMC MADE IN JAPAN 3"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 15.3 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Some tarnish on inside of handles
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-F”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p. 13 (similar to model #2)
CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; manufacturer is unknown, though the engraved mark could read "CMC" or "JMC"
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