Hale’s Short Obstetrical Forceps Ebony Handles

Hale’s Short Obstetrical Forceps Ebony Handles




Category: Other Medical Antiques


A fine pair of Hale’s short obstetrical forceps with checkered ebony handles. Maker: Sharp & Smith. Hale’s forceps were introduced in 1880 in two sizes: long and short. This, of course, is the short size. Length: 9″ or 23 cm. It would be hard to find a pair in better condition!

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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