German Field-Surgeon’s Folding Amputation Saw

German Field-Surgeon’s Folding Amputation Saw


German Field-Surgeon's Folding Amputation Saw


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Categories: Surgical instruments, Medicine


A German field surgeon’s folding amputation saw as shown in Elisabeth Bennion’s, ANTIQUE MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS (1979:20). Bennion says 18th century but the “D.R.G.M” stamped on the bade, indicating a registered German design,  would place it in the 2nd half of the 19th century. Note the double of saw teeth–see last image. Length of blade =22cm or 8.75″. The checkered-horn handle has some defects but nothing major–see images. No maker is indicated. 

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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