Antique Trephine, Elevator and Raspatory

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Elevators were used to pull up the bone from around depressed skull fractures. This instrument also double as a rasp to scrape soft tissue from the bone and as a scalpel (trephine).

The identifying picture is from Charles Lentz and Sons (Est 1886) 7th surgical catalogue. There is no makers mark and this piece would date to the turn of the century.

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