Surgical forceps

Maker
Joseph Gray & Son (estab. 1849, closed 1965)
Date
Circa 1940
Description
Metal forceps with grooved handles and blades designed for gauging, probably bone. One blade is open looped, fitting over the oval-shaped projection of the other blade.
This object was donated to the MHM collection by Dr Ken Hardy, Head, Department of Surgery, Austin Repatriation Medical Centre, Heidelberg
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Object detail

Date
Medium
Stainless steel
Measurements
Length: 21cm
Width: 3.5cm (closed) - 19cm (open)
Height: 2.5cm
Accession Number
MHM06711
Credit line
Donated by Professor Ken Hardy, 2000
Medical History Museum Category

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