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Aural Tourniquet Capstan, by Savigny, c. 1800

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Inventory Number: 50951
Object Type:
Persons: Savigny
Date Created:
Accession Number: 1928-18
Brief Description: Painted black copper alloy tourniquet capstan with rectangular base and screw with tightening mechanism which comprises a small cog with teeth which are held by a metal pawl, which pivots on a screw to be released. There is a rectangular piece of card with "556" written on it, tied to the object with string.
Primary Inscriptions: "556" "W. H. P."
Provenance:
Collection Group:
Material(s): copper alloy
Paint
metal
Card
string
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
55 64 57 mm

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