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Nasal Punch

Item details

Object number M-920
Manufacturer R. Nagashima
Place Japan
Date 1920s
Category Surgical tools and equipment


Contrary to its name the Nasal Punch is a deft instrument, capable of handling delicate nasal cavity procedures, such as the removal of nasal polyps, and diseased mucus membranes. The item shown is made from stainless steel and was produced by R Nagashima of Japan in about 1920. Mr Nagashima incorporated his business in 1937 and based it in Tokyo.