998.1.36: Forceps, Hemostatic, 1950-1970

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998.1.36: Forceps, Hemostatic.
Image No. 4174 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Hemostatic forceps, straight, blunt blades, screw lock, short ratchet, finger rings. The suppliers name 'THE J.F.HARTZ CO' and the manufacturer’s trademark [serpent entwined around a staff with crown (Rod of Asclepius)] are stamped into the surface. 'B.A.B.' is engraved into both shanks.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 998.1.36
Collection: Surgery, General
Date: 1950-1970

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 19.5 cm
  • Width: 7.2 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • chrome plate,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Jetter & Scheerer
  • Supplier: Hartz Co. Ltd., J. F.
  • Owner: Dr. William Edward French
  • History of Use: Used by Dr. Bill French [1920-1992] who was a general surgeon at the Burris Clinic, Kamloops British Columbia circa 1952 to 1972. In 1972 he joined the Workers Compensation Board in Vancouver and moved to Tsawwassen.