Boiffin's Needle Holder


Boiffin’s needle holder was presumably named for Alfred Boiffin (1856-1896), a professor of clinical surgery at Nantes. This example has a Kny-Scheerer logo.

Ref: The Kny-Scheerer Co., Illustrations of Surgical Instruments (New York, 1915), p. 2212.

Date Made: 1920

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Surgical instrumentsSurgery


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Credit Line: Gift of The Kny-Scheerer Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-01187Catalog Number: M-01187Accession Number: 66912

Object Name: Roll, Surgicalneedle holdersurgical instrumentOther Terms: Roll, Surgical; Surgery

Physical Description: steel (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1/4 in x 4 7/8 in; .635 cm x 12.3825 cm


Record Id: nmah_730370

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