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Dissection Kit - Animal, circa 1950 Object Reg. No: HT 3260

Summary:
Kit of metal dissecting instruments used for animal autopsy. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria.
Description:
Oblong metal box with rounded corners and hinged lid. Two transverse supports for holding tools in place.
Tools include three different sizes of saw for making circular incisions and a detachable handle. Tools consist of a cylindrical metal post, at the end of which is a large cylinder with diagonal saw toothing. At centre of cylinder is a three-sided sharp point.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 3.20 cm (Height), 9.00 cm (Width), 17.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: laboratory apparatus equipment, surgical instruments
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Medical Research
Tertiary Classification: laboratory equipment
Inscriptions: On tin lid: [Illegible] London
On handle: BRITISH MADE / SURGICAL MFD COY
On each drill: SURGICAL MFD COY
User: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950

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