Surgical instrument set, probably 18th century.

Made:
1701-1800
Surgical instrument set, probably 18th century

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Surgical instrument set, probably 18th century
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Surgical instrument set, probably 18th century

Parts

Amputation saw with wooden handle

Amputation saw with wooden handle

Amputation saw with wooden handle

Materials:
steel and wood
Object Number:
A86333 Pt1
type:
amputation saws
Amputation saw with wooden handle

Amputation saw with wooden handle

Amputation saw with wooden handle

Materials:
steel and wood
Object Number:
A86333 Pt2
type:
amputation saws
Amputation knife with curved blade

Amputation knife with curved blade

Amputation knife with curved blade, by Best, English

Materials:
steel and wood
Object Number:
A86333 Pt3
type:
amputation knives
Cranial trephine with three bits

Cranial trephine with three bits

Cranial trephine with three bits

Materials:
steel
Object Number:
A86333 Pt4
type:
cranial trephines
Rugine with pentagonal blade and wooden handle

Rugine with pentagonal blade and wooden handle

Rugine with pentagonal blade and wooden handle

Materials:
wood and steel
Object Number:
A86333 Pt5
type:
rugines
Lenticular with wooden handle

Lenticular with wooden handle

Lenticular with wooden handle

Materials:
steel and wood
Object Number:
A86333 Pt6
type:
lenticulars
Rugine with small assymetrical blade and wooden handle

Rugine with small assymetrical blade and wooden handle

Rugine with small assymetrical blade and wooden handle

Materials:
wood and steel
Object Number:
A86333 Pt7
type:
rugines
Scaler for cleaning teeth

Scaler for cleaning teeth

Scaler for cleaning teeth

Materials:
steel and wood
Object Number:
A86333 Pt8
type:
scalers
Ring spanner for fitting blade to amputation saw

Ring spanner for fitting blade to amputation saw

Ring spanner for fitting blade to amputation saw

Materials:
steel and wood
Object Number:
A86333 Pt9
type:
spanner