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vec·tis

(vek'tis),
An instrument resembling one of the blades of an obstetrical forceps, used as an aid in delivery by making leverge on the presenting part of the fetus.
[L. a lever or bar]

vectis

(vĕk′tĭs) [L., pole]
A curved lever used in surgery for traction.

vectis

short metal rod with a loop at each end used in canine and feline obstetrics. The loops are of a size that they will engage the cranium or the front of the head in long-nosed breeds and permit traction or rotation of the fetus.
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In fact Vectis Auctions are seeing higher prices paid than ever before.
A Vectis spokesman said: "Although it has been steamed and there is some paint loss to the lower part of the boiler, it is in excellent condition and comes complete with its original box.
With its piercing blue eyes, the Bru Jeune Bebe Helene Alicia doll, dating back to the 1880s, had a pre-sale estimate of between PS6,000 and PS8,000 at Vectis toy auctions in Thornaby.
Some of Craig Stevens' Palitoy Star Wars Collection which went under the hammer at Vectis Auctions
Members of the Rail Maritime and Transport union at Southern Vectis walked out in protest at plans to impose a pay freeze.
Vectis Auctions will be on hand to give valuations and advise to anyone with an old heirloom and Broadway Bears and Dolls Hospital will help with any repairs and restoration required.
Bryan Goodall, chairman of Vectis Auctions, which organised the sale, described it as incredible.
Bryan Goodall, chairman of the auctioneers Vectis, based in Stockton-on-Tees, Co Durham, said, 'This is a unique find of toys and historical material which has set the collecting world on fire.
Valuer David Nathan at Vectis auctioneers on Teeside, whoa re handling the sale, said: ``There are a number of rare or unique lots among the 500, with several that will probably go for thousands of pounds.
A spokesman for toy auctioneers Vectis said: "Loose figures sell for pounds 2 at car boot sales.
Bryan Goodall, chairman of the Vectis group which staged the auction in Buckingham, said: `` In the week of the budget it just goes to show that people are investing in toys for the future.
8 /PRNewswire/ -- Speech Machines, innovators of Internet-based speech recognition services, and Vectis Corporation, the leaders in computerized information solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced a partnership to provide the first comprehensive, mobile medical information and transcription system.