A complete and cased Krishaber laryngoscope, circa 1865

A complete and cased Krishaber laryngoscope, circa 1865

500 euros



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Categories: Medicine, Diagnostics, Surgical instruments, Therapeutic & Functional Aids


The Maurice Krishaber laryngoscope is one of the first laryngoscope developped for lighting the throat for using in direct vision. 

The example of the Krishaber laryngoscope are mostly French as Krishaber finished his medical studies in France in 1864. 

We can date this example circe 1865. It is quite early and made in brass.

A fine and complete example of all his mirror, lens and accessories marked in the inside of the lid “Laryngoscope du Dr. Krishaber” but unsigned.

Case : 22x12x4 cm

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FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris at 5 rue de Condé, 75006, very close to Odéon, Le Zograscope specializes in antique and rare books in Science, Medicine and Technology, and rare antique instruments in the same fields. We have especially a strong interest in early and continental microscopy, early and special mathematical/drawing instruments, medical and surgical instrument, and rare technology.

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