|Title||German Type Obstetrical Forceps|
|Other Name||Naegele's-type obstetrical forceps|
|Year Range from||1853|
|Year Range to||1857|
|Description||Two symmetrical nickel-plated steel blades are joined by a fixed pivot pin to form scissor-like instrument ; shanks are slightly curved above joint, jaws are concave and curved inward to form cephalic curve with large, oval fenestrations; the pelvic curve begins blades come together at proximal end to form solid handle of wood on metal, with strong finger grips; handles terminate in two rounded knobs with a deep groove above them; exterior of shank near joint is marked: "GOULDING & CO. -- NEW YORK".|
Naegele designed his forceps in 1853.
Goulding & Co. went out of business in 1857.
|Dimensions||W-2.5 L-13.5 inches|
|Manufacturer or Distributor||Goulding & Co., New York|
Naegele, Franz Joseph, 1810-1851
|Lexicon sub-category||Obstetrical forceps|
|Object Name||Obstetrical forceps|