Dental Clamp

Dental Clamp

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Description
Patent model for Delos Palmer, “Clamps for Dental Rubber Dams,” U.S. Patent 164,870 (June 22, 1875). Delos Palmer was a socially prominent dentist in New York City.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
?
clamps, patent model
dental instrument
Other Terms
?; Dentistry
Measurements
overall, largest: 1/4 in x 3/4 in x 7/8 in;.635 cm x 1.905 cm x 2.2225 cm
overall, smallest: 1/4 in x 5/8 in x 3/8 in;.635 cm x 1.5875 cm x.9525 cm
overall, patent cards:;
ID Number
MG.291116.185
accession number
291116
patent number
161870
catalog number
291116.185
Credit Line
Gift of Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery
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National Museum of American History
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