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carborundum instrument hone

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1991.6.2 a-b
Description
A rectangular block of stone that comes in a soft leather case; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1991.6.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Equipment Reuse -- instrumentation
Description
A rectangular block of stone that comes in a soft leather case; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
hone - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. P. Groner.
Maker
Canadian Carborundum Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Niagara Falls
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
leather: black; red
stone: grey
Inscriptions
In red printing on case: "CARBORUNDUM INSTRUMENT HONE"; engraved on top surface of stone: "CARBORUNDUM BRAND // [logo inside a circle] // REG. TRADEMARK // [illeg.] HONE // CANADIAN CARBORUNDUM COMPANY LTD. // NIAGARA FALLS, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From Dr. Groner's instrument cabinet; was this in fact used to sharpen instruments? Another hone has been found amongst a similar cabinet of instruments.
Images
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