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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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We've been blown away by some of the prices," said Vicky Weall, the managing director of Vectis, which is stacked to the rafters with collectible toys of all sorts, including dolls, stuffed animals, toy trains and the increasingly valuable "Star Wars" items.
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The 33 lots, including a Steiff Diana 50th birthday bear, are going under the hammer by specialist toy auctioneer Vectis online and at its base in Thornaby, Stockton.
The anonymous UK buyer, who bid over the internet, must also pay a 20% commission to the auction house Vectis in Thornaby, Teesside.
Once vectis is in position, Sinskey hook (IOL dialer) is carefully placed on top of the nucleus, sandwiching it between these two instruments.
The Hitler collection sold for 5,801 pounds at Aston's in Dudley, West Midlands, while the HQ set went for 1,202 pounds at Vectis Auctions, Stockton-on-Tees, Co Durham.
Vectis Auctioneers said the owner, Dr Scott D Gillogly from Atlanta, gathered "the most comprehensive collection ever to be sold and which may never be equalled".
The Bassett Lowke "0" gauge live steam compound loco is being sold by Vectis Auctions at the Benn Hall, in Newbold Road, Rugby, on July 23.