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Title German Obstetrical Forceps
Description 1 pair of German Obstetrical Forceps. Long fenestrated steel blades have both cephalic and upward pelvic curves; shanks have crossover junction and are held in place by an English lock; smooth wooden handles; finger grip at top; bulbous handle at base; 0.25cm space between handles when blades touch; marked and manufactured by: "Eschbaum Bonn Markt 171" on shank.
Notes
Title take from A Short History of OB & GYN 1960 p. 208 fig. 107
Dimensions H-12 W-8 L-38 cm
Dimension Details Fenestration: 1.25"
Cephalic curve: 2.5"
Pelvic curve: 4.25"
Manufacturer or Distributor Eschbaum
Object ID 0056
Accession number 0056
Collection Weber Collection
People Weber, Gustav C.E. (1828-1912)
Search Terms Forceps
delivery
Birth
obstetric
obstetrical
Obstetrics
Gynecology
Gynecologist
Birth
Child
Childbirth
Lexicon category Delivery
Lexicon sub-category Obstetrical forceps
Object Name Obstetrical forceps
Height (cm) 12
Length (cm) 38