Specimen clasps

Maker
William John Tuckfield (b.1888, d.1969)
Description
Specimen clasps on natural teeth mounted with gypsum in short length of stainless steel tube. A. Bicupid with wire clasp with fabricated rest. Each clasp attached to steel tube with fine chain. Upper 1st and 2nd premolars and 1st molar with wire clasps embracing 1st bicuspin and molar. All joined with ring round a central tooth. B. Lower premolar with cast clasp and stress breaking attachment for acrylic base. Gypsum clasp painted cusped with lingual cast clash. All on gold alloy. Pink.

Object detail

Medium
gypsum, stainless steel, teeth
Measurements
2.0 x 1.5 cm
Accession Number
HFA2026
Credit Line
Gift of Dr William J Tuckfield
Object Type
instruments/dental instruments
Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum Category

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