Dental toothkey, C 1780

Dental toothkey, C 1780

Stock Number: 300001 b

€ 325,-

Dimensions

14 cm long

Circa

C 1780

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Medicine, Dentistry

Description

A toothkey or “Clef de Garengeot”, C 1780. In the wooden handel you find a small screwdriver to unscrew the claw and put it another position (180 degree). The pin, in the other unscrew handle with a ivory dot, is missing. 14 cm long.

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NL Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques

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.