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MANU Thackray Early 20th century Leeds and London England
chrome plated steel
215mm x 172mm x 118mm
THACKRAY LEEDS & LONDON (stamped on the top)
This item was used to create traction on the skull, usually for treatment of injuries to the cervical vertebrae. The screw pins would be tightened so that they penetrated the skull and hold it firmly.
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