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Object/Catalog Number FIC09.18.46
Object Name Clamp, Cotton Roll
Collection Miscellaneous Operative Materials, Tools & Equipment
Object Category 15: Dental Materials, Tools & Equipment
Object Sub-category Operative
Date ca. 1888
Description Steel cotton rollclamp No. 21 G designed by James W. Ivory. Clamp manufactured by J. W. Ivory Dental Specialties, Philadelphia, PA. Clamp bears "IVORY" manufacturer's stamp and patent date "June '88" (June 12, 1888) (No. 384577).
Material Steel
Length (in) 1.25
Width (in) 0.75
Condition Good
Notes "Designed for holding short pieces of cotton rolls or bibulous paper. The short rolls or napkins are easily changed while this clamp is in place on the tooth." (Consolidated Dental Manufacturing Co., Catalog of Dental Supplies, pg. 183)
Related Publications U.S. Patent No.: 384577 (June 12, 1888)
U. S. Patent Document - Google Patents Link:
Number of images 1.0
Catalog date 2010-05-07
Dimensions W-0.75 L-1.25 inches
Caption Rubber-Dam Clamp & Napkin Holder
Old ID number 15-155
Made United States: J. W. Ivory Dental Specialties, Philadelphia, PA