Dental Pluggers

Description:

Set of 21 soft gold or tape pluggers with ebony handles, made to the specification of Benjamin James Bing (d. 1915), an American dentist who worked in Paris.

Ref: Samuel S. White, Catalogue of Dental Materials (Philadelphia, 1877), p. 121.

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-08129Catalog Number: M-08129Accession Number: 218383

Object Name: ?dental instruments, setpluggersOther Terms: ?; Dentistry

Measurements: overall, as stored: 1 1/4 in x 7 5/8 in x 3 3/4 in; 3.175 cm x 19.3675 cm x 9.525 cmoverall, largest plugger of set: 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in x 1/2 in; 1.27 cm x 14.605 cm x 1.27 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-8150-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_735814

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