A pair of sprung and lockable forceps. Not known for a particular operation but marked Brevet and SGDG and with makers mark MC with an arrow. Small amount of surface rust, otherwise condition good.
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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.