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Amputation kit

Date: 1860 - 1865 | Identifier: Country Doctor Museum
This American Civil - War era amputation and surgical set consists of a rectangular, wood case with hinged lid and fourteen instruments. Both the lid and the bottom of the case are lined with faded, red velvet with compartments fitted to the instruments. The instruments are a capital saw, a rongeur, a tourniquet, two trephines (one with a brass handle, one with ebony handle), two knives (ebony handles), four pair of tweezers, a director, a lancet, and a Hey’s saw. more...
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