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Object/Catalog Number FIC09.6.26
Object Name Elevator, Root
Collection Miscellaneous Elevators
Object Category 15: Dental Materials, Tools & Equipment
Object Sub-category Surgical
Date ca. 1850
Description Old root elevator with metal screw point mounted in a round bone handle with swell end designed by Henry Coy for the S. S. White Manufacturing Company. Stamped on the metal shaft of elevator are the entwined SSW logo, the designer's initials "HC," and model number, "1". Elevator was made for S.S. White ca. 1850.
Material Metal and bone
Length (in) 4.75
Width (in) 1
Inscription Text Entwined SSW logo
HC
1
Inscription Type Manufacturer's Mark
Condition Fair
Notes DISPLAY
People Coy, Henry
Number of images 1.0
Catalog date 2009-11-11
Dimensions W-1 L-4.75 inches
Caption Root Elevator
Condition Notes Ivory handle is cracked and discolored
Old ID number 19-92
Made United States: S. S. White Dental Manufacturing Company, Philadelphia, PA