Mackenzie’s nasal polypus snare, steel with ebony handle, English, 1860-1900

Mackenzie’s nasal polypus snare, steel with ebony handle, English, 1860-1900

$350.00

Mackenzie's nasal polypus snare, steel with ebony handle, English, 1860-1900

Dimensions

See description

Circa

1860-1900

Maker

Unmarked

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Surgical instruments, Medicine

Description

Mackenzie’s nasal polypus snare, steel with ebony handle, English, 1860-1900. It is in excellent mechanical and cosmetic condtion. Length of ebony handle: 3.75″. A similar example of this instument can be seen in the Wellcome Collection at the London Science Museum.

 https://collection.sciencemuseumgroup.org.uk/objects/co174170/mackenzies-nasal-polypus-snare-nasal-polypus-snares

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US 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 718-623-6777