Silver concealed Tonsillectomy Lancet, 1837

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Silver concealed Tonsillectomy Lancet, a device for lancing quinsy by “George Cowles London 1837” conform the Hallmarks. 17 cm long and working condition.

An example is seen in Elizabeth Bennion’s Antique Medical Instruments P 107 described by Heister 1745; “silver-gilt caustic holder and applicator” and “An instrument maker of Amsterdam showed me a new instrument for opening suppurated tonsils, the inventor of which is unknown to me … which appears like a spatula and in which is contained the lancet”

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