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 OBSTETRICAL SET IN MAHOGANY CASE 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. Bistoury Used to cut pubic bone joint (Pubiotomy) GYNECOLOGY SET ON A LEATHER BAG 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. Tiemann 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 dimension. Blot's Perforator Fig 3804, Tiemann Simpson Forceps Fig. 3782, Tiemann Mieg's Craniotomy Forceps Fig. 3817, Tiemann Scalpel 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 1870's. 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, London. 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.