995.2.13: Knife, Tonsil, 1941-1950

Additional Images

995.2.13: Knife, Tonsil.
Image No. 1436 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Tonsil knife, right, semi-circular curved blade with blunt point. 'THE J.F.Hartz Co' and Jetter & Scheerer's trademark [serpent entwined around a staff with crown] stamped into shaft. '1' stamped at bottom end of handle.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 995.2.13
Collection: Otolaryngology
Date: 1941-1950

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 18 cm
  • Width: 2.3 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • plating,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Jetter & Scheerer
  • Supplier: Hartz Co. Ltd., J. F.
  • Owner: Dr. Glenn Alexander Agnew
  • History of Use: Used by Dr. Glenn Alexander Agnew [1917-1995]. GP in Kamloops 1944-45, then in Vancouver until 1995.