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SOLD: This stainless steel Balfour abdominal retractor made by Haslam, USA is a beauty! It is a standard laparotomy wound retractor. The adjustable arms retract (wide open) to approximately 6 inches with the heavy duty, double-rod base measuring 9.25 inches in length. The overall height is approximately 7.25 inches. A third arm (not present) is able to be attached to the adjustable/ moving cross piece to allow abdominal wall retraction in 3 directions.

Destructive and non-destructive instruments are contained in this leather bag. It belonged to a male midwife. The tools were used during childbirth. The obstetric forceps were standard delivery tools. Others, such as the perforators, were destructive. Also in the bag are apparatus for anaesthesia and seven glass jars containing medication. These included chloroform and brandy. The obstetrician may have also carried opium and ergotamine. Opium relieved pain and ergotamine stopped the…

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1899 Ad Whitely Exerciser Gymnastics Fitness Equipment - ORIGINAL ADVERTISING

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Rare 1871 Wilson’s Adjustable Iron Chair

☤ MD ☞☆☆☆ 1871 Wilson’s Adjustable Iron Chair.

Adjustable birthing chair, Europe, 1750-1850

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Industrial Stool Vintage Medical Equipment Adjustable Doctors Examine Chair

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