Benjamin Bell’s Metacarpal Saw

Benjamin Bell’s Metacarpal Saw




Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Category: Surgical instruments


Good example of Dr. Benjamin Bell’s Metacarpal saw. He was a Scottish surgeon noted for his innovations in surgical instruments. The octagonal handle was designed to improve the grip. This example was made and signed by SAVIGNY one of the finest instrument makers of the period.

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Fletcher Wallis

Fletcher Wallis sells objects and books relating to the history of science, medicine and technology from his unit at Admiral Vernon Arcade Portobello Road. He publishes books through Vernier Press, including Antique Medicine Chests, and Corkscrew Patents from 1795. He has been dealing for thirty five years.

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