Dental Forceps


Patent model for Naftali A. Durham, “Dental Forceps,” U.S. Patent 121,858 (Dec. 12, 1871). Naftali Durham (b. 1826) lived in Duquoin, Ill.

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Credit Line: Gift of Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.291116.438Patent Number: 121858Accession Number: 291116Catalog Number: 291116.438

Object Name: ?forceps, patent modeldental instrumentOther Terms: ?; Dentistry

Measurements: overall, main body: 1/2 in x 7 3/8 in x 7/8 in; 1.27 cm x 18.7325 cm x 2.2225 cmoverall, beak piece: 3/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 3/8 in; .9525 cm x 4.1275 cm x .9525 cm


Record Id: nmah_728640

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