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Catalog Number 0941.0001
Object Name Retractor
Date 2008
Caption Jack Kevorkian Dental Retractor 2008
Description A new dental device molded out of clear plastic, acrylic, or preferably more durable polycarbonate plastic. All edges smoothly rounded, none sharply cut. The handle is made of cork and has a strip of black tape wrapped around it. A thin round plastic shaft emerges from the cork. At the end of the shaft is a working end, which has wings resembling the shape of a taco shell. The end of the handle is flat. The wings are 1/8 inch thick, 2" high, 3/4" at mid-point; attached together posteriorly with a base smoothly arching backward. Space between wings uniformly 1/2" wide, attached to a straight stem 3/4" long, 5/16" diameter, tapering out at its base, to form a vertical angle of about 15-20 degrees. On the wings: "La So___" & "Relax Body" in light blue print

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People Kevorkian, Jack
Dimensions L-21.6 Dia-2.5 cm
Material Cork/Tape/Plastic
Made Kevorkian, Dr. Jack
Place of Origin Michigan
Condition Good