German right above knee prosthesis made of fibre.

German right above knee prosthesis made of fibre. Wire cables either side of the back of the knee cause the foot to dorsi-flex when the knee flexes. Made by Leuschuer & Co. of Herne and presented to the Ministry of Pensions by the German Government in 1928. Weight 3.5lbs, 1.5 kg.

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Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
1999-437
type:
prosthetic leg
credit:
Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton Healthcare NHS Trust

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