Set of male urethra catheters

Gray and Lawson (estab. 1849, closed 1962)
Set of twelve stainless steel catheters, for male urethra, with loop handles and eyelets at the curved tip; fine catheter plug. Catheter gauge size stamped into circular head of plugs. Black leather, purple velvet-lined instrument case included with set, which was owned by Sir George Syme.
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stainless steel, wood, leather, velvet, gilt and mother-of-pearl
catheter: 28 x 6.5 cm approx
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Gift of AMA Victoria, 2011
specifications/maker's mark ▫ size marked on head of plug ▫ instrument
maker's mark ▫ stamped in gilt on inside lid: 'JOSEPH GRAY & SON/SHEFFIELD' ▫ case
owner's mark/inscriptions ▫ marked on outside: 'Sir George Syme' ▫ case
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