Handle for Dental Instrument


Dental instrument handle with a "S. S. White, U.S.A. Tarno" inscription. Tarno here refers to the hard, sharp, stainless and rustless steel that S. S. White was using for dental instruments by the early 1920s.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Penwalt Corporation, S.S. White Division

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0752.38Accession Number: 1981.0725Catalog Number: 1981.0725.38

Object Name: Handle, Instrumenthandlehandle for dental instrumentOther Terms: Handle, Instrument; Dentistry

Measurements: overall: 4 1/2 in x 7/8 in x 1 in; 11.43 cm x 2.2225 cm x 2.54 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-56d8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_724015

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