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Object/Catalog Number FIC09.2.3
Object Name Forceps, extracting
Collection Miscellaneous Extracting Forceps
Object Category 15: Dental Materials, Tools & Equipment
Object Sub-category Surgical
Description Steel forceps with plain beak and hook handle--possibly used for extracting lower molars. Stamped "H. G. KERN / PHILADA" on neck.
Material Steel
Length (in) 7.5
Width (in) 1.25
Inscription Text H. G. KERN / PHILADA
Inscription Type Manufacturer's Mark
Inscription Location Front & back of neck
Condition Good
Number of images 1.0
Catalog date 2009-09-03
Dimensions W-1.25 L-7.5 inches
Caption Extracting Forceps
Inscription Technique Stamped
Old ID number 19-157
Made United States: Horatio G. Kern, Philadelphia, PA