995.2.15: Stapler, Skin, Disposable, 1984

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995.2.15: Stapler, Skin, Disposable.
Image No. 672 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Sterilized grey plastic disposable skin stapler 'containing 10 stainless steel arcuate staples (5.5mm x 4.2mm)' in yellow molded plastic container with paper sealed backing. Printed on backing is product info 'Precise® Ten-Shot™ Disposable Skin Stapler', 'Cat. No. DS-10R', contents and manufacturer's details. 'Aug 84 29 Sterilized Lot 84H10 AUT 640' printed on top front.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 995.2.15
Collection: Surgery, General
Date: 1984

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 15 cm
  • Height: 1.7 cm
  • Width: 5.5 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • paper,
  • plastic,
  • printing ink,
  • stainless steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: 3M (Surgical products Division)
  • Patent Country: U.S.Patent Number: 4321002
  • 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.