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									Delivery Forceps

Instrument used to seize the head of the baby to hasten the delivery in cases of impacted head.

Blunt Hooks

Utilized for traction of neck or shoulder of the baby.

Blot's Arrow Perforator

Destructive forceps used to open the head (craniotomy) of the infant and break the skull itself.

Braun's Cranioclast

 Powerful destructive craniotomy forceps. The smaller blade is introduced to the perforated skull, the larger blade is placed to the outer
surface of the skull. The blades are locked and the fetus is extracted out.

Large English Obstetrical Set

Mahogany case with red velvet lining. Marked Charriere Collin, Paris. Circa 1850s

                                                                                                     Blots Arrow Peforator

                                                                          Butler's Scarificator

                                                                                                  Cleidotomy Scissors
Large scissors used to decapitate fetal head, divide collar bones of the fetus on obstructed labor. Dividing the collar bones allowed the
shoulders to collapse and thus allow delivery.

                                                                                               Embryotomy forceps

                                                                                                OB Forceps

Ebony handle with upturned knob in the end. Unplated steel.

                                                                        Robin's Insufflator

Inserted inside the fetus' endotracheal tube for resuscitation. Fig 3794 pg 548 Tiemann.

                                                                                                                       Scholler's Cord Carrier
Insturment for holding or changing the postion of the umbilical cord. Used to reduce the umbilical cord in cord prolapse.

Fig 3789 pg 584 Tiemann.

                                                                                                          Simpson's Cephalotribe

Heavy unplated steel with French lock.

Fig 3821 pg 552

                                                                                              Dubois OB Forceps

Blunt and crochet end of handle.


Used to cut pubic bone joint (Pubiotomy)

1886 Gynecology Instrument Set

A rare complete set of gynecology instrument dated 1886 by Schmid Stuttgard in its original velvet lined leather bag. It consists of a bakelite
monaural stethoscope, an ebony and ivory Braun's decollator, a Simpson's perforator and rubber hadled obstetric foceps. Also three rare
vaginal specula: Ricord's bivalve, Ferguson's, and Segala tri-valve. There is an original folded chemist's prescription by Dr Hiller, dated February
1, 1886 with two sachets containing their original powdered camphor (often laced with opium).

                                                                                                                          Monaural Stethoscope

Two-piece bakelite monaural stethoscope

                                                                                                 Braun's Decollator

Ebony- ivory handled destructive obstetric instrument. Decapitation was accomplished by introducing the blunt hook around the fetal head.
                                                                                              Simpson's Perforator

Unplated steel. Signed: Wickert Munchen.

                                                                                                    OB Forceps

Rubber handle with English lock and upturned knob at the end . Signed: Wickert Munchen.

                                                                              Ricord's Bivalve Vaginal Speculum

                                                                   Ferguson Speculum

With internal mirror finish
                                                                                                                                     Segala Tri-
valve Speculum

Tri-valve speculum with ebony introducer.

Signed: Charriere.

1880 Doctor's Obstetrical Bag

with Obstetrical Instruments

by Sharp and Smith, dated 1880.

Illustrated on Keith Wilbur, M.D. 3rd Edition, 1998

Antique Medical Instr. The Doctor's Bag. pg. 86; Fig 3823, Tiemann.

                                                            Blunt Hook

Destructive instrument used to pull the fetal neck or fetal extremities.

                                                            Naegele's Perforator

To create a hole in the fetal skull (craniotomy), this destructive instrument is used in preparation for a forceps or crochet extraction. Fig 3797.
                                                             Hunter's Depressor

Utilized as a retractor for vaginal operations.

Fig 3252, Tiemann.

                                                             Ovum Forceps

Instrument to remove products of conception during an abortion. Also used to remove retained placenta. Fig 3795. Tiemann

                                                             Uterine Sound

This instrument is used to meaure the depth of the uterus and to distinguish a pelvic mass from an ovarian tumor.

                                                             Thomas Craniotomy Forceps

After perforating the fetal skull, this instrument is used to pull the skull of the fetus piecemeal or as a whole. Fig 3814, Tiemann.

                                                             Mathew's OB Forceps

Used to deliver the fetal head on difficult labor. It has a German lock, with ebony handle. Fig.3771, Tiemann.

                                                                 Perineorrhapy Set

Included in the obstetrical bag are needles of varying sizes in tube containers and spools of silk sutures of different sizes to repair perineal
laceration and episiotomy incisions after delivery.
OB Set in Leather Case

Circa 1820's

A very rare English set of destructive obstetrical tools, including a Hamilton forceps invented in 1793. Instruments are unplated steel with
ebony handles.

                                                           Conquet's Cranioclast

                                                           Crochet and Hook

                                                           Holmes' Cranioclast

                                                           Hamilton Forceps

                                                           Cranioclast with English lock
                                                         Hinged Vectis

Cased English Obstetrical Set

Circa 1870 by Henry Lewis

A rare complete set of obstetrical instruments on wood case. Instruments are plated steel with ebony handles. Case is 44 x 16 x 8 cm in

                                                                                Blot's Perforator

Fig 3804, Tiemann

                                                                                Simpson Forceps

Fig. 3782, Tiemann

                                                                                Mieg's Craniotomy Forceps

Fig. 3817, Tiemann

Used for Cesarean section or Symphisiotomy incisions.

                                                                      Blunt Hook and Crochet

OB Forceps On A Tin Case

Circa 1875

The case is oval shaped tin with loop handles at both sides and hinged lid with lock. It contains the Smith's forceps. The forceps is unplated
steel with finely ribbed removable handles with hooked endings. It is 47 cm in length, marked Mathieu A Paris. This unusual tin case is 38 x 9
cm in dimension.

Cased OB Set

Four obstetrical instruments on a wooden oak case. Instruments are unplated steel with ebony handles. From top to bottom row: Smellie's
perforator, hook and crochet, obstetrical forceps, and the Simpson's cranioclast. Signed: Krohne and Sesemann, Manchester Sq. London. Circa
Small Cased OB Set

Wood cased obstetrical set. Four ob tools in red velvet lining in fitted interior. From left to right: Hook and crochet, Naegele's perforator, ob
forceps, hinged vectis. Signed: Evans

OB Set on Canvas Case

Set of six obstetrical nickel plated instruments on a canvas case. From top to bottom: Simpson's spring loaded perforator, Blunt hook and
crochet, Uterine irrigator, Embryotomy forceps with French lock, OB forceps with finger ring, and Simpson cranioclast. Signed: Arnold & Sons,

                                                                                          German Roll of Obstetrical Instruments:

                                                                                                    Circa, Late 19th Century.

                                                                                            From left to right: Leisnisch Kiewisch
                                                                                              trephine instrument, Boer's spiked
                                                                                           cranioclast, placenta forceps, Kehrer's
                                                                                        cranioclast, blunt hook forceps, perforator,
                                                                                                        obstetrical forceps.
                                                                                         All signed Holzhauer except the placenta
                                                                                             forceps which are signed Gruewald.
OB Set of 7

From left to right: Thomas perforator, vectis, cephalotribe, guarded hook and crochet with butterfly handle, folding uterine sound, uterine
repositor, and embryotomy forceps. All signed: Tiemann.

OB Set of 3

From top to bottom: OB hook, Basilyst perforator, Conquest craniotomy forceps

                                                                      Destructive OB Set of 3

Blunt hook, crochet, and a vectis.

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