Chainsaw with Ebony Handles

  1. Items>
  2. Surgical>
  3. Surgical General>
  4. Saws>
  5. Current Item

A nice example of a mid 19th century chainsaw. The instrument was used “chainsaw” style for cutting through bone.

One such procedure was division of the pubic bone during labour which was intended to aid delivery. The saw is in very good condition with fine crosshatched handles in ebony.

    © 2014 Phisick. Please ask permission if you wish to re-use any of this website's content. Made by 51.