Sach’s Transillumination Lamp was used for the localization of tumors in the eye wall and dates back to the beginning of the 20th century. While unsigned this example is likely French. A near identical lamp is shown in den Tonkelaar, et al’s EYE AND INSTRUMENTS (1996)–see images.
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Three early 19th-century dental elevators with ebony handles See description