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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,… (413-171). 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… (413-161). Learn More »

LARGE CIVIL WAR HARD RUBBER SYRINGE – MAKER MARKED

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… (413-160). 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… (413-159). 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 »

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EMPTY MEDICAL / SURGEON’S KIT

EMPTY MEDICAL / SURGEON’S KIT

This is a velvet lined, mahogany wood box for surgeon’s implements. The box measures approximately 16” x 6.25” x 2.5”. The exterior remains in very good condition. An unengraved oval brass… (413-67). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY CURVED SCISSORS

19TH CENTURY CURVED SCISSORS

Item meas. approx. 8.00 inches long with the cutting end curved upward. Scissors are in good condition and operate properly. Surfaces have a light patina.… (413-119). Learn More »

19TH CENTURY MAKER MARKED TORTISE SHELL HANDLED SCALPEL

19TH CENTURY MAKER MARKED TORTISE SHELL HANDLED SCALPEL

Scalpel has a good tortoise shell handle that meas. approx. 3.50 inches long. Scalpel swings out okay but the blade is slightly mottled and pitted close to the swivel pin making the maker’s mark… (413-111). Learn More »

LONG THIN FORCEPS MADE BY TIEMANN

LONG THIN FORCEPS MADE BY TIEMANN

Forceps has a long thin curved nose that tapers to a rounded point. It has a tweezer like mechanism on the handle. The overall length is approx. 7.75 inches while the curved nose is approx. 5.25… (413-113). Learn More »

TOOTH EXTRACTOR

TOOTH EXTRACTOR

Meas. approx. 7.00 inches long. Grips on handle are crosshatched. There is no maker’s mark. Item is clean with light mottling.  [ad][ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (413-95). 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 »

DELFT DRUG JAR WITH LID, CIRCA 1860-70

DELFT DRUG JAR WITH LID, CIRCA 1860-70

English Delft porcelain jar features gold gilt bands, the image of two palm trees with serpents, and a turtle. Label reads, “HOJAS DE AJENJOS”. This was for ajenjos leaves, also known as wormwood.… (909-80). Learn More »

18TH CENTURY DELFT WET DRUG JAR

18TH CENTURY DELFT WET DRUG JAR

English Delft tin glazed pottery jar features a cartouche label that reads, “MEL. UIOLAT”. This would have been a honey based elixir of violet, which was used for skin infections. Jar displays… (909-68). Learn More »

DELFT FRENCH PORCELAIN DRUG JAR, CIRCA 1880

DELFT FRENCH PORCELAIN DRUG JAR, CIRCA 1880

Jar features a scene of colorful flowers and bands of gold gilt. In the center is the label, “VASELINA”. Backstamp reads, “J. FONTEMOING & L. PEIGNEY / PAUL LEFEBURE SUCCESSOR / 13 RUE DE… (909-115). Learn More »

DELFT DRUG JAR WITH LID, CIRCA 1860-70

DELFT DRUG JAR WITH LID, CIRCA 1860-70

English Delft porcelain jar features gold gilt bands with a floral cartouche label that reads, “CUSPARIA”. This was a medicine made from the bark of a tree in South America and was used as a… (909-82). Learn More »

18th CENTURY DELFT WET DRUG JAR

18th CENTURY DELFT WET DRUG JAR

English Delftware tin-glazed pottery jar features a blank cartouche label. Jar displays very light surface cracks and chips at the foot rim, top rim and spout, which are typical and acceptable with… (909-71). Learn More »

DELFT DRUG JAR, CIRCA 1870’s

DELFT DRUG JAR, CIRCA 1870’s

English Delft ceramic jar features gold gilt bands, the caduceus symbol and a cartouche label flanked by flowers that reads, “BALS: ARCOEL”.  Jar has one small chip on the side of the top rim.… (909-77). Learn More »

PAINTED REDWARE APOTHECARY JAR WITH LID

PAINTED REDWARE APOTHECARY JAR WITH LID

Redware jug has been painted green and has nicely crackled with age. Lid is made of wood and the sides are covered in leather.  Applied label reads, “RAD: RHET.”, which was used for acidity in… (909-99). Learn More »

18TH CENTURY FRENCH OR ITALIAN DRUG JAR

18TH CENTURY FRENCH OR ITALIAN DRUG JAR

Ceramic jar features a blue wreath surrounding the Latin medical name, “HYERA-DIACOLOC“, in the center. This medicine was used for headaches. Jar displays light surface cracks and scattered chips,… (909-59). Learn More »

DELFT DRUG JAR, CIRCA 1870

DELFT DRUG JAR, CIRCA 1870

Delft ceramic jar features gold gilt bands and cartouche label that reads, “UNG: CANET”. This was for an ointment. Jar has very slight chips on the top edge of rim. Measures 7 ½” high x 4 ½”… (909-78). Learn More »


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1862 TIFFANY GENERAL GUIDE FLAG OF THE 143rd NEW YORK

This Tiffany-made general guide flag was certainly among the colors presented to the 143rd New York Volunteers upon its formal organization in October 1862. Like the embroidered stars-and-stripes national color presented on that occasion, and now in… (1179-017). Learn More »

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