Imprinted into handle: "2 // Storz - // Stainless";"GERMANY"; "34"; printed on handle: "N2122"
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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.
Folding tongue depressor, which consists of two pieces hinged together to form a single instrument that folds out in a 90° angle, and folds in to lie flat together; both sides have straight handles with rounded outer edges and slightly concave inner edges; the handles flare out at the tips to form …
Folding tongue depressor, which consists of two pieces hinged together to form a single instrument that folds out in a 90° angle, and folds in to lie flat together; both sides have straight handles with rounded outer edges and slightly concave inner edges; the handles flare out at the tips to form bulbous ends, both of which have elongated oval fenestrations.
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Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Jetter & Scheerer
Logo type used between 1900 and 1934
The inside of one handle has the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it, stamped into the metal
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Length 7.9 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
The metal shows some wear and some plating loss; no corrosion is visible
"Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 239 (item #8015) (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #7
On display in the Anaesthesia exhibit in the KGH Hall of Honour, Sept. 27, 1997-June 2011; on loan to Canadian Anesthesiologists Society, 18-23 June 2004: L-2004.1.