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Vintage tonsil snare or tonsil guillotine.
The tonsil guillotine was used to remove the tonsils, located deep in the back of the throat, a procedure called a tonsillectomy.
The enlarged tonsil was captured in the space and as the blade was pushed forwards, the tonsil was severed.
Condition: A fair amount of rust is present and the snare doesn't appear to open and close.
Age: Approx. early to mid-20th Century
Dimensions: L 21cm x H 16cm x W 6cm
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