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Fergusson Gag

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Inventory Number: 10380
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Fergusson gag. Plier with spring inside, wooden coverings at the end and metal prongs in the centre. The arms are curved with flat ends. Inscribed on arms 'KING' 'LONDON'. Written in black on one arm '297'. 

Invented 1876 by Sir William W. Fergusson.
Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Metal
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
47 118 170 mm


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