Amputation saw, London, England, 1900-1935

Made:
1900-1935 in London
maker:
Down Bros Limited

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Amputation saw, by Down Bros., London, 1900-1935 Full View. graduated grey background.
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Amputation saw, by Down Bros., London, 1900-1935

The steel material and design of this amputation saw are typical of 1900s design. The handle is shaped for comfortable use and improved grip. Amputation saws would have been used by surgeons trained in orthopaedics.

Details

Category:
Surgery
Object Number:
1986-124
Measurements:
blade: 220 mm
type:
amputation saw
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • surgical equipment
  • surgical instrument
  • surgical saw
credit:
Intercare (Leicester)
status:
Permanent collection

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