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    Civil War Capital Surgeon's Kit. Although incomplete, the kit does contain many of the original checkered ebony handle Civil War period instruments. Lid compartment with Tenon and Hey saws along with period forceps and bone brush. The majority of the instruments in the top tray are also period, including scalpels, retractors, and three large amputation knives. Most of the instruments in the lower section are post Civil War, circa 1880, with the exception of a set of period cutting shears. The ebony handled instruments are all unmarked but unquestionably of the Civil War period, with all instruments in about perfect condition. The original brass bound wooden storage case is exceptional. 7" x 17" x 4.25" high. Gilt brass bound including lid escutcheon, sliding closures, reinforced corners, top and sides. Just one small chip on lower left corner, else about perfect with rich smooth patina retaining most of the original varnish. Purple felt lining also about perfect. Nice set for display with a general Civil War collection.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2010
    26th Saturday
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