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CASED BOX BLEEDER (SCARIFICATOR)

CASED BOX BLEEDER (SCARIFICATOR)

  The practice of bloodletting, or phlebotomy, dates back to antiquity. An early theory about bloodletting was that there were four main bodily fluids: blood, phlegm, black bile, and yellow bile. An… (1117-182). Learn More »

CASED BRASS BLEEDER

CASED BRASS BLEEDER

Small brass and iron bleeder that meas. approx. 1.75 inches in length. The moving parts still move but the mechanism is broken. Blade tip is slightly bent. Surfaces show signs of light oxidation. The… (30-2225). Learn More »

PETER WRIGHT & CO. DRUGGIST BOTTLE

PETER WRIGHT & CO. DRUGGIST BOTTLE

Aqua glass druggist bottle shows paneled sides with an applied top and pontil scar. Embossing on front and sides reads, "PETER WRIGHT & CO. PHILDA / WHOLESALE / DRUGGIST". Bottle measures 4.5"… (998-1680). Learn More »

DR. THOMPSON'S EYE WATER BOTTLE

DR. THOMPSON'S EYE WATER BOTTLE

Aqua glass cylinder shaped bottle shows a rolled lip and pontil scar. Embossing reads, "DR. THOMPSON'S EYE WATER / NEW LONDON CONNT". Bottle measures 4" tall by 1" in diameter. No chips or… (998-1692). Learn More »

PHALON'S MAGIC HAIR DYE BOTTLE

PHALON'S MAGIC HAIR DYE BOTTLE

Aqua glass bottle shows an applied top and pontil scar.  Embossing reads, "PHALON'S MAGIC HAIR DYE NO. 2". Bottle measures 2.75" tall by .75" square. Edward Phalon, a popular New York hairdresser and… (998-1694). Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

NORWILL'S PECTORAL ORAL HONEY OF LIVERWORT BOTTLE

NORWILL'S PECTORAL ORAL HONEY OF LIVERWORT BOTTLE

Cylinder shaped aqua glass bottle shows a rolled lip. It was made from a two-piece mold. Embossing reads, "NORWILL'S PECT. ORAL HONEY OF LIVERWORT". Bottle measures 4.75" tall by 1.25" in diameter. … (998-1684). Learn More »

N.L. CLARK DRUGGIST BOTTLE

N.L. CLARK DRUGGIST BOTTLE

Aqua glass bottle with paneled sides shows an applied top and open pontil scar. Embossing on front and sides reads, "N.L. CLARK & CO. / PERUVIAN / SYRUP". Bottle measures 8.5" tall by 2.5" wide.… (998-1649). Learn More »

RARE CASED SILVER SPRING BLEEDER BY HENRY SCHIVELY OF PHILADELPHIA, FAMED CUTLER AND EARLY MAKER OF THE BOWIE KNIFE

RARE CASED SILVER SPRING BLEEDER BY HENRY SCHIVELY OF PHILADELPHIA, FAMED CUTLER AND EARLY MAKER OF THE BOWIE KNIFE

Henry Schively (1784-1863) is famous among Bowie knife collectors as the maker of the earliest signed and dated Bowie knife, likely made under the personal direction of James Bowie on his 1826 or… (30-2228). Learn More »

SEABURY'S COUGH BALSAM

SEABURY'S COUGH BALSAM

Aqua glass bottle shows a rolled lip and pontil scar. Embossing reads, "SEABURY'S  COUGH BALSAM". Bottle measures 4.50" tall by 1.25" in diameter. No chips or cracks.     … (998-1682). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR “NATIONAL FLAG DEPOT NEW YORK 1864” MARKED “FOUR-FOOT RED” SIGNAL FLAG

CIVIL WAR “NATIONAL FLAG DEPOT NEW YORK 1864” MARKED “FOUR-FOOT RED” SIGNAL FLAG

The “Four-foot Red” and “Four-foot White” were the most commonly used flags in the Civil War signal kit and are described in Brown’s “The Signal Corps, U.S.A. in the War of the… (169-576). Learn More »

“FOUR-FOOT WHITE” CIVIL WAR SIGNAL FLAG WITH A POST-WAR ID

“FOUR-FOOT WHITE” CIVIL WAR SIGNAL FLAG WITH A POST-WAR ID

This is a good example of the “Four-foot White” signal flag that, along with the “Four-foot Red,” was the most commonly used flag in the Civil War signal kit. Both are described in Brown’s… (169-575). Learn More »

LONDON SHAGREEN SILVER MOUNTED POCKET LANCET CASE AND LANCETS

LONDON SHAGREEN SILVER MOUNTED POCKET LANCET CASE AND LANCETS

A very pretty pocket surgical case containing four lancets. This case is covered with green shagreen, a leather usually made from shark or stingray, and mounted with a silver bottom, lid, and hinge.… (30-2185). Learn More »

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 »

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


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FANTASTIC FRAMED DRAWING OF THE BATTLE OF DRAINSVILLE DONE BY GETTYSBURG CARTOGRAPHER EMMOR B. COPE

This wonderful and detailed drawing shows the meeting engagement on December 20, 1861 between a brigade of Pennsylvania Reserve regiments under Brig. Gen. E. O. C. Ord and a mixed Confederate force led by Gen. J. E. B. Stuart. The scene was drawn by… (1054-2733). Learn More »

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