2006.503.1: Forceps, Tonsil, 20th Cent.

Additional Images

2006.503.1: Forceps, Tonsil.
Image No. 4180 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Tonsil seizing forceps, straight, with 2 x 2 sharp prong head, permanent box lock, bar ratchet and finger ring handles. Manufacturer’s trademark [serpent entwined around a staff with crown (Rod of Asclepius)] and 'GERMANY' stamped into the surface.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 2006.503.1
Collection: Otolaryngology
Date: 20th Cent.

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 18.2 cm
  • Width: 8 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • plating,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Jetter & Scheerer