Koeberlé-type obstetric clamp, Paris, France, 1870-1900
This obstetric clamp was invented by Eugenè Koeberlé (1828-1915), a gynaecologist who introduced ovariectomy to France in 1862. The instrument was made by Collin and Company, a surgical instrument maker based in Paris, France. This item came from the surgical instrument makers, now called Charrière, Collin and Gentile, who sold their collection in 1978.
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