Anatomical functional vocal cords model. Functional model of the larynx. Enlarged 3 times. The thyroid cartilage, vocal cords and cup cartilage (arytenoids) are movable. C 1920. Dimensions: 31 x 16 x 16 cm. This 3D Medical equipment was distributed by Dépex Medical Supplies and probably made by Somso or Meusel, both German Companies specialised in Anatomical Models.
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Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.
As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.