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0804 Obstetrical forceps whole
0804 Obstetrical forceps topvi
0804 Obstetrical forceps profi
0804 Obstetrical forceps mark
Title Hale's short obstetrical forceps
Description 1 pair of Hale's short obstetrical forceps. Short steel blades with cephalic and pelvic curves; shanks have a crossover junction and are held in place by an English lock; handles are closed from lock to end of handles; curved and corrugated wood handles; manufactured by E.M. Hess and marked on shank.
Catalog number 0804
Notes Dimensions: 29 x 8.5 x 6cm; fenestration 1"; cephalic curve 2.5"; pelvic curve 2.25"

Title taken from Tiemann Catalog 1879 p. 108 part III fig. 510b.
Dimensions H-6 W-8.5 L-29 cm
Dimension Details Fenestration 1"
Cephalic curve 2 1/2"
Pelvic curve 2 1/4"
Lexicon category Delivery
Lexicon sub-category Obstetrical forceps
Search Terms Forceps
delivery
Birth
obstetric
obstetrical
Obstetrics
Gynecology
Gynecologist
Birth
Child
Childbirth
Height (cm) 6
Length (cm) 29
Accession number 0804