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Taylor "Tomahawk" Reflex Hammer
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Details

Object ID 002512

Object Name Taylor "Tomahawk" Reflex Hammer

Object Desc Metal Taylor reflex hammer.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002243

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Dr. Joseph Eisenberg Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range 1888

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Medical Tools,physician's instruments,reflex hammer,Taylor "Tomahawk",


Title Taylor "Tomahawk" Reflex Hammer

Description Metal Taylor, or "Tomahawk," reflex hammer. Rubber striking head. Used to test tendon reflexes.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 0

Length 7.75

Width 2

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Width measured at widest point, laying flat.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker John Madison Taylor (inventor)

Maker Details Invented by Taylor in 1888, most well known reflex hammer in the USA.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY2243

Description

Conditions

Date JUN 17,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Sturdy and in working condition. Rubber striking end is worn from use. Light edgewear on metal surfaces.


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