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Forceps, Obstetrical Edit

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Component Unique Identifier
OBJ GEN 2013.065
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  • 2 Items (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Silver metal obstetrical forceps in very dirty leather/suede cover. Etched at hinge "A.A. Mellierr St. Louis." Wing nut at hinge is loose enough to turn and separate piece. Case was originally ivory. Torn about 3.5 inches on bottom, probably for ease of getting forceps in and out. Slight rusting on bottom of hinge area.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Also called Levret forceps or Hodge's Forceps

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