993.248.1: Standard Exolever, 1941-1970

Additional Images

993.248.1: Standard Exolever.
Image No. 3179 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

A labeled lidded box containing a 'Standard Exolever DESIGNED BY George B. Winter' number 123. Box dimensions given.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.248.1
Collection: Dentistry
Date: 1941-1970

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 15 cm
  • Height: 2.5 cm
  • Width: 10.8 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Box
  • b) Exolever

Object Materials

  • cardboard,
  • nickel plate,
  • paper,
  • printing ink,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Cleveland Dental Manufacturing Co.
  • Owner: Dr. Theodore Franklin Wilkie
  • History of Use: Used to extract impacted teeth. Used by Dr. Theo F. Wilkie [1925-1977] who graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1952. He spent five years in general practice on Salt Spring Island B.C. and was later on staff at Richmond General Hospital and St Joseph Hospital. As a plastic surgeon he was very interested in cosmetic surgery, but is known for his operation for the treatment in children with cerebral palsy. Dr. Wilkie was a founding member of The Canadian Society for Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Plastic Surgery.