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Bellucci middle ear scissors

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Dates
1966
circa 1966
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
004025002
Description
A pair of Bellucci alligator scissors consisting of two handles with rings for the fingers which join at the end and connect to a shaft which extends away at a 90 degree angle and ending in two very tiny scissor blades.
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Accession Number
004025002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears
Description
A pair of Bellucci alligator scissors consisting of two handles with rings for the fingers which join at the end and connect to a shaft which extends away at a 90 degree angle and ending in two very tiny scissor blades.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From KGH purchasing department.
Maker
Storz
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1966
circa 1966
Date Remarks
Appears in a 1966 Storz catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"STORZ // Stainless" engraved on one of the handles with "N1705/ QH" printed on the other. "GERMANY" engraved on one of the handles.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-16
Dimension Notes
Length 13.7 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments Catalogue," Storz Instrument Co., 9th ed., St. Louis, 1966, p. 75 (see attached photocopy); CD #6.
Research Facts
Used in the middle ear.
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Bivale nasal speculum

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Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
998001013
Description
Nasal speculum with blades held together by a screw; easily disjointed; a spring clip holds handles apart and provides tension and is removable with a screwdriver.
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Accession Number
998001013
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- nasal
Description
Nasal speculum with blades held together by a screw; easily disjointed; a spring clip holds handles apart and provides tension and is removable with a screwdriver.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at KGH
Maker
Storz
Site Made (City)
Tuttlingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Imprinted into handle: "2 // Storz - // Stainless";"GERMANY"; "34"; printed on handle: "N2122"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-11
Dimension Notes
Length 13.5 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
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.
Research Facts
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.
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dressing forceps

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Dates
1967
circa 1967
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
004025004
Description
A pair of dressing forceps; tweezer like with serrated points that curve out at about a 90 degree angle from the handle.
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Accession Number
004025004
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Wound Healing
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- dressing
Description
A pair of dressing forceps; tweezer like with serrated points that curve out at about a 90 degree angle from the handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From KGH purchasing department.
Maker
Lawton
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1967
circa 1967
Date Remarks
Similar device appears in a 1967 Sklar catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Lawton // 09 0013" engraved on one side of the handle; "Stainless Steel // Germany" engraved on the other.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-8
Dimension Notes
Length 9.6 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Some mild corrosion on the handle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Sklar Surgical Instruments, Suction & Pressure Apparatus," Sklar Instruments, 75th Anniv., 1967, p. 211 (see attached photocopies); CD #6
Research Facts
Possibly used in ocular surgery.
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head mirror with headband

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Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
998002003 a-c
Description
Reflector head mirror with headband consists of an (a) adjustable long, flat piece of opaque plastic attached to (b) adjustable head mirror via (c) ball and socket joint and clamp; head mirror is flat and circular with a small hole through the centre; head mirror is backed by black plastic.
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Accession Number
998002003 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Description
Reflector head mirror with headband consists of an (a) adjustable long, flat piece of opaque plastic attached to (b) adjustable head mirror via (c) ball and socket joint and clamp; head mirror is flat and circular with a small hole through the centre; head mirror is backed by black plastic.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - headband - Size: Width 3.0 cm x Diam 19.2 cm
b - mirror - Size: Width 2.0 cm x Diam 7.8 cm
c - socket clamp - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Provenance
Used at KGH
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Date Remarks
Based on appearance.
Material
plastic: cream, black
metal: silver
glass: mirrored
Inscriptions
Scratched into back of mirror: "ENT"; imprinted on metal joint and sucket clamp: "MADE IN GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-2
Condition Remarks
Headband has yellowed inside and shows wear scratches where band slides to overlap.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 210 (similar to item #6H-750); on-line medical dictionary; CD #6.
Research Facts
Reflector mirror with headband was used to project a beam of light into a cavity, such as the nose or larynx, for purposes of examination and diagnosis
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Dates
1973
circa 1973
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
996014002
Description
Long and narrow cylindrical metal instrument with handle at one end and rounded tip at the other; there is a metal notch 3/4 of the way down the shaft towards the rounded end; the flattened handle has three vertical grooves down its end on one side as a grip
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Accession Number
996014002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Exploring Instruments -- sound -- uterine
Description
Long and narrow cylindrical metal instrument with handle at one end and rounded tip at the other;
there is a metal notch 3/4 of the way down the shaft towards the rounded end; the flattened handle
has three vertical grooves down its end on one side as a grip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from Connell 5 Kingston General Hospital
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1973
circa 1973
Date Remarks
Very similar model found in 1973 catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Scale along shaft with numbers 1 to 9 (graduated inches); "GERMANY" imprinted on reverse of handle;
"T&B-KROME" imprinted on front (grip) side of handle, in the centre
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-6
Dimension Notes
Length: 32.1 cm. x Width: 2.0 cm. x Depth: 0.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bent along shaft (due to use), especially near the rounded tip; chroming worn away on much of the
handle and the handle-end of the shaft; no active corrosion visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments: Miltex Illustrated Catalogue", Miltex Instrument Company, 1973, p. 407 (MX30-655); CD #4
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vaginal retractor

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
004025001
Description
Vaginal retractor, consisting of a bulbous handle with a curved-upward, rounded end and an upward cylindrical finger grip with a rounded tip; the handle flattens to join with the blade; the blade is flat and flares outward and slightly up with curved edges; the tip of the blade bends down at a 90° …
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Accession Number
004025001
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- vaginal
Description
Vaginal retractor, consisting of a bulbous handle with a curved-upward, rounded end and an upward cylindrical finger grip with a rounded tip; the handle flattens to join with the blade; the blade is flat and flares outward and slightly up with curved edges; the tip of the blade bends down at a 90° angle and is flat with rounded corners.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From KGH purchasing department.
Maker
J.F.Hartz
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Appears in a 1960 Hartz catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"THE J.F. HARTZ CO. // GERMANY" engraved on one side of the handle with "CHROME PLATED" engraved on the other.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-2
Dimension Notes
Length 23.5 cm x Width 15.7 cm x Depth 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The object has some oxidation corrosion forming in the cracks on the chrome plating.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd., Toronto, 1960, p. 345 (see attached photocopy); CD #6
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