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Bosworth's nasal saw

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Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
Leonard G. Lee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Treatment
Accession Number
012038002
Description
Bosworth's angeled nasal surgical saw has metal blade and ebony handle; blade is attached to handle with two rivets; teeth on bottom of blade that cut on the push stroke; end of blade with a small ball on tip.
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Accession Number
012038002
Collection
Leonard G. Lee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Treatment
Description
Bosworth's angeled nasal surgical saw has metal blade and ebony handle; blade is attached to handle with two rivets; teeth on bottom of blade that cut on the push stroke; end of blade with a small ball on tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donor purchased from antique dealer.
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Date Remarks
date of earliest operation with this design
Material
metal: silver wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010 0010-E3-11
Length
a - 21.1 cm
Width
a - 1.4 cm
Depth
a - 1.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Width / depth is for handle
Condition Remarks
Metal with stains
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
It remained for Bosworth to place the nasal saw in its proper and important position as the most efficient and satisfactory of all instruments in the treatment of septial deviations As early as 1887 Bosworth reported as many as 166 operations which he had personally performed with a saw of his own device and since that time they have been used almost exclusively to any other. Since that time (publication date 1891) he has added hundreds of others to ths list, with a very large percentage of satisfactory results. Canadian Practioner Vol 16 December 16, 1891.
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Bosworth's nasal saw

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14403
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
Leonard G. Lee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Treatment
Accession Number
012038003
Description
Bosworth's angeled nasal surgical saw has metal blade and ebony handle; blade is attached to handle with two rivets; teeth on top of blade that cut on the push stroke; end of blade with a small ball on tip.
  1 image  
Accession Number
012038003
Collection
Leonard G. Lee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Treatment
Description
Bosworth's angeled nasal surgical saw has metal blade and ebony handle; blade is attached to handle with two rivets; teeth on top of blade that cut on the push stroke; end of blade with a small ball on tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donor purchased from antique dealer.
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Material
metal: silver wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010 0010-E3-11
Length
a - 21.1 cm
Width
a - 1.4 cm
Depth
a - 1.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Width / depth is for handle
Condition Remarks
Metal with stains
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail

Bosworth's nasal saw

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14402
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
Leonard G. Lee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Treatment
Accession Number
012038004
Description
Bosworth's angeled nasal surgical saw has metal blade and ebony handle; blade is attached to handle with two rivets; teeth on bottom of blade that cut on the push stroke; end of blade with a small ball on tip.
  1 image  
Accession Number
012038004
Collection
Leonard G. Lee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Treatment
Description
Bosworth's angeled nasal surgical saw has metal blade and ebony handle; blade is attached to handle with two rivets; teeth on bottom of blade that cut on the push stroke; end of blade with a small ball on tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donor purchased from antique dealer.
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Material
metal: silver wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010 0010-E3-11
Length
a - 21.1 cm
Width
a - 1.4 cm
Depth
a - 1.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Width / depth is for handle
Condition Remarks
Metal with stains
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail