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HOBENSACK'S MEDICATED WORM SYRUP BOTTLE

HOBENSACK'S MEDICATED WORM SYRUP BOTTLE

Aqua glass druggist bottle shows paneled sides with an applied top and pontil scar.  Embossing on front and sides reads, "HOBENSACK'S / MEDICATED WORM SYRUP / PHILADA". Bottle measures 4.75" tall by… (998-1652). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY CATHETER

19TH CENTURY CATHETER

White metal catheter approx. 11.00 inches long with a 3.25 inch curve. Item is stamped “11” on one edge and is in good condition. [ad][ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (413-137). Learn More »

19th CENTURY SPECULUM

19th CENTURY SPECULUM

White metal speculum with an ebony wood handle with a crosshatched surface and brass ferrule. Item is unmarked and dates from about the 1870’s to the 1880’s.… (413-99). Learn More »

$75.00
ON HOLD

LATE 19TH CENTURY FOLDING TONGUE DEPRESSOR

LATE 19TH CENTURY FOLDING TONGUE DEPRESSOR

Solid white metal tongue depressor with a fold down frame handle. Maker marked “A. L. HERNSTERN.” Item is in good condition. [ad][ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (413-128). Learn More »

$20.00
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19TH CENTURY GUM LANCET

19TH CENTURY GUM LANCET

Item meas. approx. 6.00 inches long with an ebony wood handle and a sharp angled blade. Shank is stamped SHEPHERD & DUDLEY. Item is in good condition.… (413-129). Learn More »

$50.00
ON HOLD

19TH CENTURY LENTICULAR

19TH CENTURY LENTICULAR

The lenticular was used to scrape away adherent scalp from the bone of the cranium when performing craniotomies. Item meas. approx. 4.75 inches long with an ebony wood handle and a triangular head… (413-136). Learn More »

$125.00
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19TH CENTURY MEDICAL BONE BRUSH

19TH CENTURY MEDICAL BONE BRUSH

Overall the brush meas. approx. 3.25 inches long with a ebony wood handle that is topped by a rounded finial. Bristles are horsehair and are in good condition.  … (413-131). Learn More »

$175.00
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19th CENTURY MEDICAL PERCUSSION INSTRUMENT – TRAUBE’S PERCUSSION HAMMER

19th CENTURY MEDICAL PERCUSSION INSTRUMENT – TRAUBE’S PERCUSSION HAMMER

A metal percussion hammer with a 6.50 inch ebony wood flat handle with a crosshatched surface for grip, attached to a mallet head with a rounded, screw-on piece with remains of a rubber point. Used to… (413-130). Learn More »

$125.00
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19TH CENTURY MAKER MARKED RETRACTORS

19TH CENTURY MAKER MARKED RETRACTORS

Item consists of three 2.75 inch brass chains attached to an “O” ring at top. Each chain has a sharp hook attached at bottom. Hooks are marked “W & M, HUTCHINSON, SHEFFIELD.” Item is in… (413-134). Learn More »

$125.00
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LARGE VETERINARY SPRING LANCET, MAKER MARKED, CIRCA 1850

LARGE VETERINARY SPRING LANCET, MAKER MARKED, CIRCA 1850

Large brass and steel veterinary instrument. A steel spring is attached to the bottom of the brass body. A blade is inserted into slot at the other end and secured with locking bar. Blade is cocked by… (766-1777). Learn More »

“CLEANSE THE SYSTEM; PURIFY THE BLOOD:” DR. LANGLEY’S ROOT AND HERB BITTERS

“CLEANSE THE SYSTEM; PURIFY THE BLOOD:” DR. LANGLEY’S ROOT AND HERB BITTERS

This is a nice example in aqua of a Langley’s bitters bottle with applied mouth about 8.5 inches tall and 3 inches wide at the base, with raised lettering: DR. LANGLEY’S / ROOT & HERB /… (2021-473). Learn More »

$95.00
Originally $150.00

PORTABLE MEDICINE CASE OF DR. WILLIAM HOWARD KING 149th PA, BUCKTAILS; 21st PA CAV; POSTWAR REGULAR ARMY POST SURGEON

PORTABLE MEDICINE CASE OF DR. WILLIAM HOWARD KING 149th PA, BUCKTAILS; 21st PA CAV; POSTWAR REGULAR ARMY POST SURGEON

This is a small leather covered and tack-decorated doctor’s travelling case for medicine bottles with several wide leather strips winding around the interior to form small holders to keep bottles in… (2021-1084). Learn More »

BOOK OF 20th MASSACHUSETTS SURGEON LETTERS

BOOK OF 20th MASSACHUSETTS SURGEON LETTERS

Volume is a 1906 copy of “LETTERS FROM A SURGEON OF THE CIVIL WAR” by Martha Derby Perry who was the wife of Surgeon John G. Perry of the 20th Massachusetts Infantry. Book is hardbound with blue… (2021-1091). Learn More »

MEDIUM CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE

MEDIUM CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE

Black hard rubber syringes from various makers were purchased by the Union Medical Department during the Civil War for various medical procedures.  Among those procedures were for rectal infusion of… (413-166). Learn More »

EXTRA LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE – MAKER MARKED

EXTRA LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE – MAKER MARKED

Black hard rubber syringes from various makers were purchased by the Union Medical Department during the Civil War for various medical procedures.  Among those procedures were for rectal infusion of… (413-158). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA “LADIES” HARD RUBBER SYRINGE – MAKER MARKED

CIVIL WAR ERA “LADIES” HARD RUBBER SYRINGE – MAKER MARKED

Black hard rubber syringes from various makers were available for various medical procedures.  Among those procedures were for rectal infusion of liquids, application of medication to the eyes, ears,… (413-173). Learn More »

TIEMANN AMPUTATION SET OF SURGEON JAMES S. GALE, 60th NEW YORK

TIEMANN AMPUTATION SET OF SURGEON JAMES S. GALE, 60th NEW YORK

This is a military style amputation set using sliding latches on the case rather than a civilian key lock and screws securing the top as well as the brass top corners and bands at the upper corners of… (413-65). Learn More »

GERMAN WESTERWALD APOTHECARY PITCHER

GERMAN WESTERWALD APOTHECARY PITCHER

Circa 18th/19th century German cobalt grey salt glazed apothecary pitcher. Single handle with spout. Flower design with painted spout. Measures 3 ½” x 3”.  In excellent condition.  [ws]… (734-38). Learn More »

$175.00
Originally $200.00

LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE

LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE

Black hard rubber syringes from various makers were purchased by the Union Medical Department during the Civil War for various medical procedures.  Among those procedures were for rectal infusion of… (413-170). Learn More »

LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE

LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE

Black hard rubber syringes from various makers were purchased by the Union Medical Department during the Civil War for various medical procedures.  Among those procedures were for rectal infusion of… (413-169). Learn More »


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RARE AND UNUSUAL VIEW OF COLONEL JOHN S. MOSBY & ONE OF HIS MEN

CDV shows Colonel John Singleton Mosby, the Gray Ghost of the Confederacy, seated in a chair holding a light-colored slouch hat in his lap. He wears a dark civilian coat with light trousers. Standing next to him posed with one hand resting on… (1138-383). Learn More »

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