~TWO EARLY IVORY/BONE-HANDLED DENTAL INSTRUMENTS~

~TWO EARLY IVORY/BONE-HANDLED DENTAL INSTRUMENTS~

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An ivory-handled pin probe with rotating pommel and and ivory-handled hand drill

Dimensions

VARIABLE

Circa

1800

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Dentistry, Other Medical Antiques, Tools

Description

Very early examples of two dental tools with bone or ivory handles. The first is a pin probe with a freely rotating, bulbous pommel (5 \” long) and steel shaft with brass appointments, and the second a hand drill with tapering handle( 5 1/2\” long) and fixed bulbous end cap (stable shrinkage cracks). Both are designed for inter-changeable tools/bits, the first by threaded, brass, knurled locking sleeve. The latter by friction insert on a tapering and squared slot ( identical to an Archimedian drill slot).

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CA ScientificaOpticae

Scientifica Opticae

Mark Hacking (Scientifica Opticae Inc.) has been an avid collector/dealer for over 30 years. A former Science teacher, he has an innate love for anything natural or mechanical. Specializing in optical (microscopes, telescopes), surveying, medical, weighing and drawing instruments, he is an active participant of the Scientific Instrument Fair in London. Living in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, with his wife and two children; Mark looks forward to meeting as many fellow collectors as possible, and has a worldwide following on eBay (Sciopti).

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