Dental Pluggers

Dental Pluggers

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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
Object Name
?
dental instruments, set
pluggers
Other 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 cm
overall, 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
ID Number
MG.M-08129
catalog number
M-08129
accession number
218383
Credit Line
Gift of University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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