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FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a handle for surgical device in accordance with an embodiment of the present design;

FIG. 2 is an enlarged top plan view thereof, shown broken away for ease of illustration; and,

FIG. 3 is an enlarged side elevational view thereof.

Throughout the figures, items shown in phantom lines are for illustrative purposes only and do not constitute a part of the claimed design.

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  1. The ornamental designs for a handle for surgical device, as shown and described.
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