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Collection
Dr. Jason A. Hannah Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
996002024
Description
Bone cutting forceps which consist of a hinged two-handled instrument which is hinged near the head and has a pattern stamped into the handles to provide a better grip; the head consists of deeply-grooved sides which close when the handles are squeezed together; a piece of metal attached to the bot…
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Accession Number
996002024
Collection
Dr. Jason A. Hannah Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- rongeur -- bone
Description
Bone cutting forceps which consist of a hinged two-handled instrument which is hinged near the
head and has a pattern stamped into the handles to provide a better grip; the head consists of
deeply-grooved sides which close when the handles are squeezed together; a piece of metal
attached to the bottom of one handle and pushing against the other opens the instrument
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
OWNED BY DR. JASON A. HANNAH, 1928 MEDS. GRADUATE FROM QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY
Maker
Hernstein & Son
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver; grey
Inscriptions
Stamped into the side at the joint is, "Hernstein & Son 393 Broadway New York"; first letter
of name is obscured
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-11
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.0 cm. x Width: 7.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The bone rongeur has minor corrosion; the forceps open and close easily
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Jetter & Scheerer, Surgical Instruments Catalogue, Canada Edition, p. 71; Sklar Products Surgical Instruments Catalogue (1967), p. 114; CD #2
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