993.556.1: Boomerang Needle Holder, 1901-1950

Additional Images

993.556.1: Boomerang Needle Holder.
Image No. 3170 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

YOUNG's boomerang needle holder with a spring mechanism in handle and a suture needle insitu. 'DOWNBROSLONDON' stamped into handle.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.556.1
Collection: Urology
Date: 1901-1950

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 24.5 cm
  • Width: 3 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • nickel plate,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Down Bros.
  • History of Use: For Prostatectomy with closure.