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    Bullet Struck Watch from the personal effects of Dr. Joseph E. Winants, Acting Assistant Surgeon who was a contract Surgeon to the US Government from October 1862 to September 1865, serving in several US Army Hospitals. The violence of the strike, nearly dead center on the watch, is clearly displayed. Slamming through the front of the watch the bullet was finally stopped by the works, and did not penetrate the back of the case. The watch was doubtless given to Dr. Winants by the grateful patient who survived the impact. An incredible war time souvenir. Beautifully framed and includes a full set of records. Ex-John Henry Kurtz Collection

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    December, 2012
    8th Saturday
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