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Medical Instruments

Auction:
2314
Lot:
639
Sold for:
$176$150

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Medical Instruments, both with turned wood handles, blades and butterfly-wing adjustment, one stamped H & R Bokes, lg. 16 in., the other Stubs, lg. 12 in.; a clear glass bottle with stopper; a brass mortar and pestle; a Dr. Hooke's Homeopathic Medical Box, with circular wood case containing eleven (of twelve) vials and rolled pamphlet for the use of Dr. N. F. Cooke's Family Medicines, the lid with label and script "I hereby certify that the remedies contained in this case have been prepared under my personal supervision and may be confidently relied upon as pure & trustworthy. N. F. Cooke.", the underside with label Manufactured and Sold by J.S. Goodman, 261 West Madison St., Chicago.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Hooke, Chicago, Homeopathy, Mortar and pestle, Pseudoscience