Left split-hook

Made:
1920

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Left split-hook with one long curved fixed jaw and one moveable jaw with curved lever arm (for holding e.g. knife handle). Serrated jaws slightly canted. (The British forerunner of the American Dorrance split hook). Wing nut for attachment to a mutilated hand prosthesis. Made by McKay 1920.

Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
1999-636
type:
hook
credit:
Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton Healthcare NHS Trust