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SILVER MOUNTED TORTOISE SHELL CASED SET OF LANCETS (FLEAMS)

SILVER MOUNTED TORTOISE SHELL CASED SET OF LANCETS (FLEAMS)

Blood-letting was a standard medical practice that lasted well into the nineteenth century and its practitioners used several tools, but mainly fleams, with right angle blades, largely for veterinary… (30-2186). Learn More »

DR. I. NEWTON'S BITTERS LABEL

DR. I. NEWTON'S BITTERS LABEL

Nice, original label for Dr. I. Newton's Bitters calls it, "A Pleasant Cordial Stomach Bitter", helpful for, "bilious affections, dyspepsia, histeria, nervous disorders, worms, diarrhoea, disorders… (L15631). Learn More »

CASED HORN BLEEDER

CASED HORN BLEEDER

Horn case houses three different sized steel blades. Top edge of case is brass. No maker's mark. Case measures 3". Blades each measure approximately 3". Blades have darkened and show light pitting in… (1054-1560). Learn More »

CASED HORN BLEEDER BY JOSEPH ROGERS & SONS / SHEFFIELD

CASED HORN BLEEDER BY JOSEPH ROGERS & SONS / SHEFFIELD

Horn case houses three different sized steel blades. Maker's mark on two blades reads, "JOSEPH ROGERS & SONS". Third blade reads, "No. 6, NORFOLK ST. SHEFFIELD". Top edge of case is brass. Case… (1054-1559). Learn More »

HANDWRITTEN LYRICS TO POPULAR CIVIL WAR SONG ‘DO THEY MISS ME AT HOME’, ON NORTH CAROLINA IMPRINTED DOCUMENT AND SIGNED BY SEVERAL CONFEDERATE SURGEONS

HANDWRITTEN LYRICS TO POPULAR CIVIL WAR SONG ‘DO THEY MISS ME AT HOME’, ON NORTH CAROLINA IMPRINTED DOCUMENT AND SIGNED BY SEVERAL CONFEDERATE SURGEONS

Measures 7 ¼” x 9 ½”. 2 pages, ink. “Chief Enrolling Office, 3d District, N.C., Goldsboro, April 30, 1864”.  Shows light wear, staining at the edges. This sentimental ballad was written by… (1054-2349). Learn More »

INTERESTING CDV OF US MEDICAL OFFICER IN ENGLISH STYLE UNIFORM

INTERESTING CDV OF US MEDICAL OFFICER IN ENGLISH STYLE UNIFORM

This unusual image shows an unidentified medical officer posed standing between a table and chair. On the table are a closed book and the subject’s English style square topped visor cap. The subject… (P14232). Learn More »

$75.00
ON HOLD

APOTHECARY ADVERTISING BROADSIDE - “INSECT POWDER”

APOTHECARY ADVERTISING BROADSIDE - “INSECT POWDER”

Black on white, 7.375 x 5.5”. Exhibits slight yellowing. Else VG plus. Text: “INSECT POWDER./ FOR THE DESTRUCTION OF INSECTS, ANTS, ROACHES, WATER BUGS, GARDEN WORMS, & C/ FOR SALE BY THOMAS… (L15641). Learn More »

HANGING BRASS SCALES WITH TORTOISE SHELL PANS

HANGING BRASS SCALES WITH TORTOISE SHELL PANS

Set of hanging balance scales show brass arms and tortoise shell pans. Pans measure 2 ¾” in diameter. Pans were attached to a 6 ¾” brass balance bar by thin brown cords which have broken. The… (179-880). Learn More »

UNUSUAL PAIR CIVIL WAR PERIOD MEDICAL INSIGNIA / SHOULDER KNOT INSERTS

UNUSUAL PAIR CIVIL WAR PERIOD MEDICAL INSIGNIA / SHOULDER KNOT INSERTS

This insignia consists of the letters “MD” flanked by Lieutenant-Colonel silver oak leaves. The letters “MD” are done in Old English script using heavy gold bullion thread and meas. approx.… (456-03). Learn More »

$615.00
Originally $695.00

FULL STANDING CDV OF A WOMAN IN A HAND COLORED DRESS - BUFFALO, NEW YORK

FULL STANDING CDV OF A WOMAN IN A HAND COLORED DRESS - BUFFALO, NEW YORK

Nice clear image of an unknown woman wearing a white dress with tinted red spots or flowers set in a geometric pattern highlighted in ink. The front bottom of the dress is pulled up exposing a white… (P13451). Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $225.00

OUTDOOR CDV VIEW OF A MILITARY HOSPITAL

OUTDOOR CDV VIEW OF A MILITARY HOSPITAL

Image shows the exterior of a long building with a two story central section flanked on each side by a long single story wing. The central section has four evenly spaced windows across the upper floor… (480-119). Learn More »

$75.00
Originally $100.00

INSCRIBED CASED SET OF SIX LANCETS FOR BLOODLETTING CA. 1785-1800

INSCRIBED CASED SET OF SIX LANCETS FOR BLOODLETTING CA. 1785-1800

This is a pretty little cased set for a pretty unsettling practice. Measures approx. 2 ¾” tall and 2” wide. The case body and top are covered in a beautiful turquoise green shagreen and mounted… (30-2184). Learn More »

REV WAR ERA MEDICAL SPOON – RECOVERED FROM CHARLESTON, S.C.

REV WAR ERA MEDICAL SPOON – RECOVERED FROM CHARLESTON, S.C.

Brass medical spoon displays a twisted handle. Patina is a nice mix of green and brown. Bowl of spoon is bent on left side. Measures 8” long.  [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (1054-1565). Learn More »

ASSOCIATION OF ARMY & NAVY SURGEONS OF THE CONFEDERACY REUNION BADGE -1903

ASSOCIATION OF ARMY & NAVY SURGEONS OF THE CONFEDERACY REUNION BADGE -1903

Reunion badge features a top white metal hangar bar that shows an image of the Surgeon General of the United Confederate Veterans, Joseph Jones. On each side of image are colored flags - the… (286-556). Learn More »

MODEL 1840 MEDICAL STAFF SWORD AND SCABBARD BY HORSTMANN

MODEL 1840 MEDICAL STAFF SWORD AND SCABBARD BY HORSTMANN

The 1840 sword for officers of the Medical Staff was the regulation pattern for Surgeons and Assistant Surgeons throughout the Civil War. This included not only doctors posted to general hospitals and… (1054-324). Learn More »

RARE CDV VIEW OF THE INTERIOR OF AN ARMY HOSPITAL

RARE CDV VIEW OF THE INTERIOR OF AN ARMY HOSPITAL

Image shows the interior of a large, long building with rows of beds on each side. Counting the pillows as the beds go off into the distance there are at least 60 beds visible. There is nothing on the… (1054-812). Learn More »

SCHENCK’S DRUGGIST BOTTLE

SCHENCK’S DRUGGIST BOTTLE

Large aqua glass druggist bottle shows an applied top and paneled sides. Embossing reads, “SCHENCK’S SEAWEED TONIC”. Measures 8 ½” tall by 2 ¾”. Light residue remains inside of bottle. No… (998-1322). Learn More »

ROGERS DRY CITRATE MAGNESIA BOTTLE

ROGERS DRY CITRATE MAGNESIA BOTTLE

Aqua glass cylinder shaped druggist bottle has embossed lettering that reads, “ROGERS DRY CITRATE MAGNESIA”. Shows applied top. Measures 5 ¼” tall by 2” in circumference. No cracks, some very… (998-1630). Learn More »

$15.00
ON HOLD

FLUTED DECANTER

FLUTED DECANTER

Heavy flint glass decanter has nine flutes at the neck and eleven at the base. Shows applied top and polished pontil scar. Measures 9 ½” tall by 3 ½” at the base. No chips or cracks. … (998-1524). Learn More »

SWAIM’S DRUGGIST BOTTLE

SWAIM’S DRUGGIST BOTTLE

Round aqua glass bottle has nine vertical panels, three wide and six narrow. Shows applied top with ring and inverted bottom. Embossed lettering reads, “SWAIM’S PANACEA, PHILADA”. Bottle… (998-1526). Learn More »


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