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MacCuen Smith's tonsil needle

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Dates
1920
1956
circa 1920-1956
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
993004192
Description
Silver-coloured spear-pointed needle with an open eye curves into a hook shape; blade extends into a flattened shaft; shaft is attached to an eight-sided handle
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Accession Number
993004192
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Ligation -- instrumentation
Tonsillectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Needles -- suture -- with handle
MM= Needles -- suture -- ligating
Description
Silver-coloured spear-pointed needle with an open eye curves into a hook shape; blade extends
into a flattened shaft; shaft is attached to an eight-sided handle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (City)
Tuttlingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
1956
circa 1920-1956
Date Remarks
V Mueller & Co. Hospital Supply Catalogue, 1956, p. 186, order #MO-2220-2221
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Etched on blade: "KNY-SCHEERER / GERMANY"; opposite side has logo (see accession sheet for
drawing): resembles a dollar sign surmounted by a crown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-6
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.2 cm. x Width: 2.3 cm. x Depth: 0.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
requires cleaning
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments," Kny-Scheerer Company, 21st ed., 1915, p. 3226; CD #2
Images
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