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Four Pocket Medical Sets

Auction:
2355
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$588$500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2355
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 24, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Four Pocket Medical Sets, folding leather surgical kit by J. Weiss & Son, 287 Oxford St., London, opening in three sections, with instruments including forceps by Tiemann & Co.; folding leather case containing four tortoiseshell-handled lancets and silver cylindrical tubes case, the silver clasp engraved R. Cockburn; folding leather case containing hypodermic tablets in five vials, gilt-stamped Sharp & Dohme, Philadelphia, Baltimore; and a German field surgical set of steel instruments, three vials containing suture thread, and original instructions, in rolled canvas case, (very little used).
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

London, Tiemann & Co, Philadelphia, steel instruments, Forceps, Leather, Letter case