Trocar, steel, with silver cannula and ivory handle

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Europe

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Trocar, steel, with silver cannula and ivory handle, in case, tip of blade broken, European, 1801-1900

Details

Category:
Surgery
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A116035
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), chamois, incomplete, ivory, leatherette, silver (metal), steel (metal) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (case): 17 mm x 29 mm x 141 mm,
overall (handle-diameter): 10 mm,
overall (cannula shaft-width): 6 mm
overall (trocar): 117 mm
type:
trocar
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • surgical equipment
  • surgical instrument
credit:
Moos, S.