Elliott’s & Hodge’s Obstet. Forceps: Tiemann & Lentz

Elliott’s & Hodge’s Obstet. Forceps: Tiemann & Lentz

$125.00 & $95.00

Elliott's & Hodge's Obstet. Forceps: Tiemann & Lentz


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3rd quarter 19th c.

Country of manufacture

North America

Categories: Medicine, Other Medical Antiques


Two pair of American obstetrical forceps dating from the last half of the 19th century. The Elliott’s forceps with ebony handles by Tiemann (New York), signed in  the desirable Gothic manner. The all-metal Hodge’s by Lentz & Sons (Philadelphia). Length of Tiemann: 15.5″; length of Hodge’s: 16″. Elliott’s forceps were introduced in 1858 and Hodge’s in 1833 with subsequent modifications. Elliott’s are priced at $125.00 and Hodge’s at $95.00 

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US M&R Gordon

Michael and Roberta Gordon have been dealing in medical and dental antiques for almost 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: mgordon1940@gmail.com or 718-623-6777