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Bone Cutting Scissors (reproduction)

Made by the Jetter and Scheerer Corp

Surgeons used pairs of scissors like these to remove bone splinters from an amputated limb by snipping ragged edges off of bone.

Metal. L 16.8, W 7.3, T 1.4 cm
Valley Forge National Historical Park, VAFO 3553
Donated by the Stueben Society of America,
Pastorius Unit #38