C1800 Unplated-Steel Utero-Vaginal Forceps: “KITTEL”

C1800 Unplated-Steel Utero-Vaginal Forceps: “KITTEL”


C1800 Unplated-Steel Utero-Vaginal Forceps signed "KITTEL"


24 cm.



Country of manufacture


Categories: Medicine, Surgical instruments


A fine pair of C1800 utero-vaginal forceps in unplated steel. Signed “KITTEL”. Kittel was a German firm based in in Berlin. Bennion lists an 1816 Kittel catalog. The London Science Museum shows an un-dated trepanning set on their site that would easily warrant an approximate date of C1800 (see link below) . Length:  9.75″ or 24 cm approx. 



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M and R Gordon

Michael and Roberta Gordon have been dealing in medical and dental antiques for more than four decades. They have helped build a number of major private collections and have contributed to the holdings of many museums. They also deal in other scientific and technology related items, including calculating instruments, office machines, patent models and wine-related accessories such as corkscrews. ROBERTA GORDON IS A SKILLED RESTORER WHO CAN HELP YOU WITH ANY INSTRUMENTS AND CASES THAT NEED ATTENTION. Feel free to contact them for details at: [email protected] or 718-541-5974