Otolaryngology: Objects 1 - 15 of 28

993.1244.1: "Lobster-Tail" Director, 1875-1910 DURHAM's "Lobster-tail" tracheotomy tube pilot. Ivory handle with vertebrated tip. "Lobster-tail" cannula and tracheotomy tube missing.
996.3.2: "Savars" Ear Syringe, 1880-1902 Ear syringe in lidded box with an advertising sheet promoting Savars™ toilet articles. Curved glass ear syringe with bulbous nozzle and wooden capped plunger with cork seal and thread wrapped plunger head. The box is decorated with embossed deep blue paper with a 'SAVARS Improved Safety EAR SYRINGE' label on lid. Box dimensions given.
993.1150.1: AdenotomeAdenotome, c. 1950 Medium size adenotome with finger and thumb rings, reversed action. Cutting blade missing.
2006.506.1: Applicator, ThroatApplicator, Throat, 20th Cent. Throat applicator, with handle and spiral end with rounded tip. Manufacturer’s trademark [serpent entwined around a staff with crown (Rod of Asclepius)] and suppliers name \'THE J.F. HARTZ Co\' stamped into the handle.
993.25.1: AuriscopeAuriscope, 1871-1930 Brunton's style boxed auriscope with three interchangeable specula. Plane mirror with hole in centre.
995.2.9: Auriscope Kit in CaseAuriscope Kit in Case, 1960-1990 Black leather case with purple velvet and silk lining containing 3 round specula, 4mm, 6mm and 1 squashed into oval shape, an auriscope with magnified eyepiece [lens in hardened rubber casing] & internal lamp with socket for electrical plug, a jointed instrument holder with clamp, a pen shaped light source with socket for electrical plug and a mirror with handle. A purple ribbon attached to lid lining has manufacturer's details 'American Endoscopic Co. PROVIDENCE RHODE ISLAND' in gold print. 'A.E.Co.' has been stamped into mirror casing. The instrument holder has 'PAT APLD. FOR' stamped...
993.911.1: Chisel, MastoidChisel, Mastoid, 1950-1990 Mastoid chisel, ear instrument. Plain. Size 1 (1/8"). Manufacturer's trademark [serpent entwined around a staff with crown] stamped into handle.
993.139.1: Clamp, TonsilClamp, Tonsil, 1915-1954 CULLOM's tonsil clamp with ratchet [also called compressor forceps]. A gauze pad is held in place by the hinged ring.
993.697.1: Curette, AdenoidCurette, Adenoid, 1901-1950 KIRSTEIN's adenoid curette, size 2, with a sharp blade. Manufacturer’s trademark [serpent entwined around a staff with crown (Rod of Asclepius)] and size number '2' stamped into shaft.
996.3.1: Douche, NasalDouche, Nasal, 1915-1965 Boxed 'Aseptic' nasal irrigator. Directions for use printed on the reverse side of the box.
993.568.1: Ear Instrument SetEar Instrument Set, 1911-1960 SPRAGUE's set of 6 interchangeable ear instruments with universal handle. The handle is hollow and forms a receptacle for carrying the instruments. Interchangeable attachments include a blunt-tipped hook, tympanum perforating lancet, probe, curette, sickle-shaped knife and oval spoon. Manufacturer's trademark [serpent entwined around a staff with crown] stamped into surface. Handle dimensions given.
999.3.19: Knife, AuralKnife, Aural, 1921-1950 Aural instrument; knife, straight, solid forged, blade not plated. Manufacturer’s trademark [serpent entwined around a staff with crown (Rod of Asclepius)] and size number '1' stamped into handle.
993.842.1: Knife, NasalKnife, Nasal, 20th Cent. BALLENGER's tubinate knife: angled left with a curved sharp blade, rounded end, hollow handle.
993.841.1: Knife, NasalKnife, Nasal, 20th Cent. BALLENGER's tubinate knife: angled right with a curved sharp blade, rounded end, hollow handle. 'E.SCHMID CO' stamped into surface.
995.2.13: Knife, TonsilKnife, Tonsil, 1941-1950 Tonsil knife, right, semi-circular curved blade with blunt point. 'THE J.F.Hartz Co' and Jetter & Scheerer's trademark [serpent entwined around a staff with crown] stamped into shaft. '1' stamped at bottom end of handle.