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artery forceps and needle holder

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001039
Description
Artery forceps and needle holder combined, which consists of a tweezer-like instrument with tips at both ends; the forceps are made from two halves which join together with a box lock joint just below the needle holder end; the needle holder end has rounded outer edges; one inner edge is flat, whil…
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Accession Number
997001039
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- artery
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- needle
Description
Artery forceps and needle holder combined, which consists of a tweezer-like instrument with tips at both ends; the forceps are made from two halves which join together with a box lock joint just below the needle holder end; the needle holder end has rounded outer edges; one inner edge is flat, while the other has a round groove in the centre and six straight grooves leading into the centre; the other end has slightly bulbous tips with an elongated oval piece cut out and tapering to blunted mouse-tooth ends, which lock together when the forceps are closed; the handles are straight and lock together with a spring catch when closed; the outer edges of the handles have vertical gripping grooves stamped into the metal
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Maker
Tiemann
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The outer top edge has the word "TIEMANN" stamped into the metal; both inner edges have the number "7" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 11.6 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear, and small spots where the plating has worn off are visible; no corrosion is visible; the spring catch will lock and release freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #212; "Surgical Instruments" by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2032 (B/-956) (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #3
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artery forceps and needle holder

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.215.1
Description
Nickel-plated artery forceps with fenestrated ends and mouse teeth at the tips; slide catch; needle holder is a deep serration on one blade; spring inside for opening.
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Accession Number
1969.215.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- artery
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- needle
Description
Nickel-plated artery forceps with fenestrated ends and mouse teeth at the tips; slide catch; needle holder is a deep serration on one blade; spring inside for opening.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-2
Condition Remarks
Rusted.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, p. 2032 (similar to item #B/958); CD #UHN
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artery forceps and needle holder

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6152
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.490.1
Description
Artery forceps with mouseteeth, fenestrated blades, slide catch and spring for opening; needle holder has a serrated blade.
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Accession Number
1969.490.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- artery
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- needle
Description
Artery forceps with mouseteeth, fenestrated blades, slide catch and spring for opening; needle holder has a serrated blade.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 10.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Rusted; #2: corroded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar to 1969.215; CD #UHN
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artery forceps and needle holder

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Dates
1900
1915
circa 1900-1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1970.8.35
Description
Artery forceps and needle holder combined, with slide catch, fenestrated blades, round tip with grooving on one blade, the other smooth; 2 & 1 mouse teeth; can be taken apart into four pieces (two blades, slide, spring).
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Accession Number
1970.8.35
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- artery
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- needle
Description
Artery forceps and needle holder combined, with slide catch, fenestrated blades, round tip with grooving on one blade, the other smooth; 2 & 1 mouse teeth; can be taken apart into four pieces (two blades, slide, spring).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Harold DeWitt Ball via Dr. Olive Ibberson.
Dates
1900
1915
circa 1900-1915
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 10.75 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 2032 (similar to item #B/-954)
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musee Royal 22e Regiment, Quebec City, L-2018-3 2 April 2018 - 3 August 2019
On exhibit "Francophone Experience in WW I War Hospital, 1914-1918," at the Museoparc Vanier Museopark, 9 June 2014.
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artery forceps and needle holder

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1973.5.24
Description
Artery forceps and needle holder combined, with slide catch, fenestrated blades, round tip with grooving on one blade, the other smooth; 2 & 1 mouse teeth; can be taken apart into four pieces (two blades, slide, spring).
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Accession Number
1973.5.24
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- artery
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- needle
Description
Artery forceps and needle holder combined, with slide catch, fenestrated blades, round tip with grooving on one blade, the other smooth; 2 & 1 mouse teeth; can be taken apart into four pieces (two blades, slide, spring).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
metal: grey-brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 10.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Very rusty; parts move.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 970.8.35; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musee Royal 22e Regiment, Quebec City, L-2018-3 2 April 2018 - 3 August 2019
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Crile's needle holder

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.252.1
Description
Needle holder with long, curved handles and small blades; box joint; nickel plated.
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Accession Number
1969.252.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- needle
Description
Needle holder with long, curved handles and small blades; box joint; nickel plated.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Hartz Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
"HARTZ CO." "GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-9
Condition Remarks
Rusted
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Betz catalogue, p. 206 (similar to item #3N2810); CD #UHN
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Crile Wood needle driver

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997034237
Description
The needle driver is a scissor-like instrument made up of two halves joined with a box-lock joint and a snap catch ratchet; the handles are straight with closed, rounded finger grips coming off each end; the blades are straight and taper to a fine rounded tip; the insides of the blades have horizon…
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Accession Number
997034237
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- needle
Description
The needle driver is a scissor-like instrument made up of two halves joined with a box-lock joint and a snap catch ratchet; the handles are straight with closed, rounded finger grips coming off each end; the blades are straight and taper to a fine rounded tip; the insides of the blades have horizontal gripping grooves.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Maker
Weck
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"CV Child" engraved on the instrument; "168 WECK STAINLESS U.S.A." stamped into the metal; "WECK" etched into the instrument.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-9
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Width 6.9 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains or corrosion; parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Weck Surgical Instruments and Products," by Pilling Weck, 1992, p. A-58 (similar to item 510201) (see attached photocopy); CD #8
Research Facts
Used to hold needles for suturing in all branches of surgery.
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Crile Wood needle driver

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997034238
Description
The needle driver is a scissor-like instrument made up of two halves joined with a box-lock joint and a snap catch ratchet; the handles are straight with closed, rounded finger grips coming off each end; the blades are straight and taper to a fine rounded tip; the insides of the blades are diamond …
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Accession Number
997034238
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- needle
Description
The needle driver is a scissor-like instrument made up of two halves joined with a box-lock joint and a snap catch ratchet; the handles are straight with closed, rounded finger grips coming off each end; the blades are straight and taper to a fine rounded tip; the insides of the blades are diamond grooved.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Maker
Stille
Site Made (Country)
Sweden
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The Stille logo of an oval with "STILLE SWEDEN" inside and a five-pointed star at either end, stamped into the metal; "NS OR" engraved in the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-9
Dimension Notes
Length 18.1 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
There is staining on the jaws and inside the blades; the blades also show wear; there are splits in the metal at the pivot point.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Weck Surgical Instruments and Products," by Pilling Weck, 1992, p. A-64 (similar to item 510405) (see attached photocopy); CD #8
Research Facts
Used to hold needles for suturing in all branches of surgery.
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Crile-Wood needle holder

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1979.12.9
Description
Scissor-like forceps with two finger loops for holding and join with a snap catch ratchet at their ends; jaws with rounded edges and pointed ends.
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Accession Number
1979.12.9
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- needle
Description
Scissor-like forceps with two finger loops for holding and join with a snap catch ratchet at their ends; jaws with rounded edges and pointed ends.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Murdoch.
Maker
Ingram & Bell Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-9
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rusting slightly.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Mrs. Murdoch was the daughter of the late Dr. Haber F. Teney.
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Finochietto needle holder

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034230
Description
The needle holder is a scissor-like instrument made up of two halves joined with a box lock joint and a snap catch ratchet; the handles are straight with closed rounded finger grips coming off each end; the blades turn upward at a 45° angle and are tapered with rounded tips; the inside of the blade…
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Accession Number
997034230
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- needle
Description
The needle holder is a scissor-like instrument made up of two halves joined with a box lock joint and a snap catch ratchet; the handles are straight with closed rounded finger grips coming off each end; the blades turn upward at a 45° angle and are tapered with rounded tips; the inside of the blades are diamond grooved with a deeper longitudinal groove down the centre.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Pilling
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"PILLING RUSTLESS" stamped into metal; "O.R." is engraved on the instrument.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-9
Dimension Notes
Length 26.0 cm x Width 8.7 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Staining on the joints; no corrosion; parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments & Hospital Equipment," 23rd ed., by Downs Surgical PLC, c. 1982, p. M15 (similar to item #MJ-038-01-V) (see attached photocopy); CD #6
Research Facts
Used for holding a needle when suturing in deep and difficult areas; used mainly in thoracic surgery.
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