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Object/Catalog Number FIC09.2.18
Object Name Forceps, extracting
Collection Miscellaneous Extracting Forceps
Object Category 15: Dental Materials, Tools & Equipment
Object Sub-category Surgical
Description Steel universal forceps with beveled joints and straight, slightly curved handle thickened at end. Used to extract upper incisors, cuspids, bicuspids, and roots. Stamped on front and back of neck with intertwined "SSW" logo of the S. S. White Dental Manufacturing Company and on handle with model number "150" and an avian claw. Devised by Dr. M. H. Cryer.
Material Steel
Length (in) 6.75
Width (in) 1.25
Inscription Text "SSW" (intertwined)
stamp of avian claw

Inscription Type Manufacturer's Mark
Inscription Location Neck and handle
Condition Fair
People Cryer, Dr. Matthew H.
Number of images 1.0
Catalog date 2009-09-18
Dimensions W-1.25 L-6.75 inches
Caption Extracting Forceps
Condition Notes Surface rust and some corrosion on neck and handle
Inscription Technique Stamped
Made United States: S. S. White Dental Manufacturing Company, Philadelphia, PA