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Ballenger's tonsil seizing forceps

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1972.15.43 a-b
Description
Scissor-like forceps with one handle loop open; sharp, three-pronged tips, curved, box (mortise) joint separates into parts (a) and (b), each with one handle and one tip; (a) has the open-ringed handle; one notched catch.
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Accession Number
1972.15.43 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Tonsillectomy -- instrumentation
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tonsil
Description
Scissor-like forceps with one handle loop open; sharp, three-pronged tips, curved, box (mortise) joint separates into parts (a) and (b), each with one handle and one tip; (a) has the open-ringed handle; one notched catch.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - forcep, open ring - Size: Length 20.3 cm
b - forcep, closed ring - Size: Length 20.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: the Nightingale Tea Room, Elora, Ontario, on behalf of St. John's Church, Elora; instruments from a local doctor's general practice.
Maker
Kny-Scheerer Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Marked with the Kny-Scheerer logo, a caduceus with a crown above; "The J.F. Hartz Co" and "278P" near the joint.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-6
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Condition Remarks
Scotch tape around joint.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments," 20th edition, Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 3193 (Fig. C/-11679); CD #UHN
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Ballenger's tonsil seizing forceps

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1966.11.120
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Accession Number
1966.11.120
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Tonsillectomy -- instrumentation
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Beck-Schenck tonsil snare

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1973.5.35
Description
Beck-Schenck nickle-plated steel tonsil snare, which consists of an instrument made up of three parts that fit together: a head piece that has a hollow cylindrical length with an open oval head; the bottom of the cylindrical length has an attached square length of metal which has a rounded slot cu…
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Accession Number
1973.5.35
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Tonsillectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- snare -- loop -- tonsil
Description
Beck-Schenck nickle-plated steel tonsil snare, which consists of an instrument made up of three parts that fit together: a head piece that has a hollow cylindrical length with an open oval head; the bottom of the cylindrical length has an attached square length of metal which has a rounded slot cut into it at the left side; a finger grip piece fits over this square section and has a round finger ring on the right and left sides; there is also an attached cylindrical snare wire holder that fits inside the cylindrical length and comes out through the opening in the head; a flat metal lever is attached to the left side below the finger grips; the handle fits into the slot in the square length and screws onto the base of it; the piece of the handle that fits through is cylindrical and threaded; the handle end has a round thumb grip with a rounded piece attached to the outer edge; when all three pieces are joined, the finger grips can be moved up and down and make the snare wire holder move in and out of the opening in the head.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-5
Dimension Notes
Length 28.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Wester Bros. Catalogue, 1962, p. 88; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
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Beck-Schenck tonsil snare

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1980.5.3
Description
Beck-Schenck nickle-plated steel tonsil snare, which consists of an instrument made up of three parts that fit together: a head piece that has a hollow cylindrical length with an open oval head; the bottom of the cylindrical length has an attached square length of metal which has a rounded slot cu…
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Accession Number
1980.5.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Tonsillectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- snare -- loop -- tonsil
Description
Beck-Schenck nickle-plated steel tonsil snare, which consists of an instrument made up of three parts that fit together: a head piece that has a hollow cylindrical length with an open oval head; the bottom of the cylindrical length has an attached square length of metal which has a rounded slot cut into it at the left side; a finger grip piece fits over this square section and has a round finger ring on the right and left sides; there is also an attached cylindrical snare wire holder that fits inside the cylindrical length and comes out through the opening in the head; a flat metal lever is attached to the left side below the finger grips; the handle fits into the slot in the square length and screws onto the base of it; the piece of the handle that fits through is cylindrical and threaded; the handle end has a round thumb grip with a rounded piece attached to the outer edge; when all three pieces are joined, the finger grips can be moved up and down and make the snare wire holder move in and out of the opening in the head.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Morris Miller of Toronto.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on side: "USA"; on handle ring on one side: "10".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-5
Dimension Notes
Length 27.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Beehag's tonsil guillotine

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Dates
1900
1906
circa 1900-1906
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1940.10.1
Description
Tonsillotome, consisting of handle with loops for thumb and two fingers; cutting apparatus at other end
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Accession Number
1940.10.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Tonsillectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- tome -- tonsillotome
Description
Tonsillotome, consisting of handle with loops for thumb and two fingers; cutting apparatus at other end
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; may have been presented by Dr. N.A. Powell
Maker
J. Gardner
Dates
1900
1906
circa 1900-1906
Material
metal (nickel plated?): silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-5
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 22.9 cm x Width 5.4 cm
Condition Remarks
In working order; slightly rusted
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Very similar to item # 1137 on p. 221 of Down Bros. 1900 catalogue; CD #UHN
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Billing's tonsillotome

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Dates
1890
circa 1890
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1966.11.105
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Accession Number
1966.11.105
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Tonsillectomy -- instrumentation
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1890
circa 1890
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-5
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Brown's tonsil snare

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Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
993004264 a-b
Description
Metal handle has detachable rod where metal snare is attached and adjusted; attachment fits into square hole and handle opens into "Y" shape to accept attachment and has hook to clamp attachment into fitting; Note: item is missing.
Accession Number
993004264 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Tonsillectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- snare -- loop -- tonsil
Description
Metal handle has detachable rod where metal snare is attached and adjusted; attachment fits into square hole and handle opens into "Y" shape to accept attachment and has hook to clamp
attachment into fitting; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 18.5 cm. x Width 19.5 cm. x Depth 1.5 cm.
b - snare attachment - Size: Length 20.5 cm. x Diameter2.3 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (City)
Tuttlingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Logo (see accession sheet for drawing): resembles $ surmounted by a crown; "CMB // 3"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-5
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Condition Remarks
some corrosion; shows extreme wear
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," Kny-Scheerer Co., 21st ed., 1915,
p. 3216, item C12048
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Carpenter's knife and enucleating spoon

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1972.15.50
Description
A double-ended instrument with central, cylindrical, cross-hatched patterned handle; ends are nickle-plated steel; one end is spatula shaped and the other is a widened, flattened shape with a curved tip; concave parts of instrument ends are both facing the same direction; Note: item is missing.
Accession Number
1972.15.50
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Tonsillectomy -- instrumentation
Dissection, instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- tonsil
Description
A double-ended instrument with central, cylindrical, cross-hatched patterned handle; ends are nickle-plated steel; one end is spatula shaped and the other is a widened, flattened shape with a curved tip; concave parts of instrument ends are both facing the same direction; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: the Nightingale Tea Room, Elora, Ontario, on behalf of St. John's Church, Elora; instruments from a local doctor's general practice.
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-12
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 25.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal worn on ends.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments," 20th edition, Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 3202 (Fig. C/-11857).
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Carpenter's knife and enucleating spoon

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6458
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1972.15.51
Description
A double-ended instrument with central, cylindrical, cross-hatched patterned handle; ends are nickle-plated steel; one end is spatula shaped and the other is a widened, flattened shape with a curved tip; concave parts of instrument ends are facing in opposite directions; Note: item is missing.
Accession Number
1972.15.51
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Tonsillectomy -- instrumentation
Dissection, instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- tonsil
Description
A double-ended instrument with central, cylindrical, cross-hatched patterned handle; ends are nickle-plated steel; one end is spatula shaped and the other is a widened, flattened shape with a curved tip; concave parts of instrument ends are facing in opposite directions; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: the Nightingale Tea Room, Elora, Ontario, on behalf of St. John's Church, Elora; instruments from a local doctor's general practice.
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Permanent Location
Box #500B
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 25.7 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments," 20th edition, Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 3202 (Fig. C/-11857).
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Dean's tonsil scissors

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.355.1
Description
Curved scissors with blunt tips, straight shanks, screw joint; nickel plated.
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Accession Number
1969.355.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Tonsillectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears -- tonsil
Description
Curved scissors with blunt tips, straight shanks, screw joint; nickel plated.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Logo: a caduceus with a crown above; "THE J.F. HARTZ Co"; "252"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-6
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 18.6 cm
Condition Remarks
One of the tips broken off.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, p. 3214 (similar to item #C/12018); CD #UHN
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