Antique obstetrical forceps by

Antique obstetrical forceps by


Antique obstetrical forceps by "Charriere a Paris"

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Categories: Medicine, Other Medical Antiques


An antique obstetrical forceps by “Charriere a Paris”, ca. 1850’s.

At the end of the handles a crotchet and a perforator (its cover is currently stuck and cannot be unscrewed), used in the complicated labours as a desperate, last tentative to save the mother’s life.

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