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Gigli's Chain Saw

Charriere
Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Metal
Summary
Chain saw used for cutting through bone where its location would render it inaccessible to a blade saw; principally used for resection operations. "Charriere" is inscribed on one of the handles. Belonged to Dr. Elie C. Chastang, a 19th century French Navy Doctor; part of a collection of French naval instruments.
Date Created
1865; circa 1865
Description
1 x 41 x 5.5 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts01209
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