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What is this object?

Article about: Found the following object in a German dumping pit in the Netherlands. It looks like a kind of scissors or something. Does anyone recognizes it? Maybe it could be something medical?

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    Found the following object in a German dumping pit in the Netherlands. It looks like a kind of scissors or something. Does anyone recognizes it? Maybe it could be something medical?

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    For chirurgy?
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    I would say a type of surgical forceps. Maybe steriliser or organ holding type but there are very many designs and it is quite hard to see past the concretion and corrision.

    Mark
    "War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing he cares more about than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature with no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself."

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    they are both correct.forceps

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    Medical clamp.

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    Bullet mould.

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    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Thanks! Is iT German or allied?

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    What was iT used for?

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