Dr. L. L. Doane's Tonsillar Coagulation Set

Dr. L. L. Doane's Tonsillar Coagulation Set

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A label on the box reads “No. 8390 / DR. L. L. DOANE’S / TONSILLAR COAGULATION SET / Patents Applied For / Manufactured By / MC INTOSH / ELECTRICAL CORPORATION / CHICAGO, U.S.A.” Leo Doane, a physician in Butler, Pa., received a patent on this device in 1933.
Ref: Leon Leo Doane, “Means for Effecting the Bloodless Removal of Diseased Tissue,” U.S. Patent 1,919,543 (July 25, 1933).
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Object Name
Set, Coagulation, Tonsillar
tonsillar coagulation set
surgical instrument set
Other Terms
Set, Coagulation, Tonsillar; Medicine
McIntosh Battery & Optical Co.
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
box: 2 in x 10 1/2 in x 7 5/8 in; 5.08 cm x 26.67 cm x 19.3675 cm
overall: 2 in x 10 1/2 in x 7 5/8 in; 5.08 cm x 26.67 cm x 19.3675 cm
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National Museum of American History
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