Category: Pre 19th Century Instruments
Estimated Date: 1780
Name: Amputation Saw, Ivory Handle
Description: Steel fine toothed saw with 5.5“x 2” blade. Folds into an ivory handle 4“x 0.75” that is curved, ending in two sections like a fish tail with the lower tail groove to receive the blade. . See more saws here.. This is a very rare, early and beautiful example of a small amputation saw.
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