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Tissue and Dressing Forceps (reproduction)

Made by the Jetter and Scheerer Corp

This device was used like tweezers to remove bone splinters and other items from a wound. It was also used for placing dressing or packing bandages into a wound or over an amputated limb.

Metal. L 10.7, W 1.9, T 1.3 cm
Valley Forge National Historical Park, VAFO 3562
Donated by the Stueben Society of America,
Pastorius Unit #38