Dental Forceps

Description:

Patent model for J. C. Burch, “Improvement in Dental Forceps,” U.S. Patent 8,351 (Sept. 9, 1851). Burch lived in Evansville, Ind.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-04166Catalog Number: M-04166Accession Number: 89797Patent Number: 8,351

Object Name: forceps, patent modeldental instrument

Measurements: overall: 7/8 in x 7 7/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 2.2225 cm x 20.0025 cm x 6.35 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e3c7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1443151

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