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knife blades; scalpel blades

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
993004191 a-g
Description
Paper box holds folded glassine paper fitted to hold six scalpel blades; actually 5 blades contained
Accession Number
993004191 a-g
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- scalpel
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- general operating
Description
Paper box holds folded glassine paper fitted to hold six scalpel blades; actually 5 blades
contained
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 6.8 cm. x Width 1.8 cm. x Depth 0.7 cm.
b - glassine wrapper - Size: Length 15.3 cm. x Width 7.6 cm.
c-g - blades x 5 - Size: Length 4.0 cm. x Width 0.6 cm. x Depth 0.1 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Emesay
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
writing styles
Material
pasteboard: yellow; brown; white
glassine: cream
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Printed on paper packet: "EMESAY // SCALPEL BLADES // FITS ALL // STANDARD // SCALPEL //
HANDLES" "MADE IN ENGLAND" "EMESAY // SHEFFIELD ENG." "FINEST QUALITY SURGICAL STEEL"
"6 BLADES" "10"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Condition Remarks
# 1: shows wear; glassine is deteriorating; # 2: no new damage
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