Dental Forceps


Dental forceps with a “J. BIDDLE / MAKER / NEW YORK” inscription. John Biddle was a dental instrument maker who was in business by 1856 and still going in the mid-1880s.

Maker: Biddle, John

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-08553Accession Number: 218383Catalog Number: M-08553Accession Number: 218383

Object Name: Forcepsforceps, dentalOther Terms: Forceps; Tooth Extraction

Physical Description: metal, steel (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 1/4 in x 7 in; x 5.715 cm x 17.78 cm


Record Id: nmah_1074541

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