Italian Amputation Saw, Dr. Butcher, by

Italian Amputation Saw, Dr. Butcher, by


Italian Amputation Saw, Dr. Butcher, by "F.lii Lollini" in Bologna

Categories: Surgical instruments, Medicine



Antique Italian amputation saw, a model first introduced  in 1851 by Dr. Richard G.H. Butcher (1816-1891), a renowned Dublin surgeon. 

The peculiar design allow the inclination of the blade to cut at any angle and there’s a mechanism to adjust its tension.

It’s marked “F.lli Lollini”, the well known Italian makers of surgical instruments active in Bologna from 1845 to 1903.

Length is 28 cm, all metal, in very good condition



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