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    Civil War Era Surgeon's Field Amputation Kit.
    16.5" x 6.25" x 3.5" hinged wooden box with brass inlay (missing some of the inlay). It appears complete, even including needles and cotton swabs. There are seventeen tools/components, along with an extra sawtooth blade and three loose miscellaneous pieces or parts. We note various manufacturer's marks, including M. Wocher & Son, Savigny, and Eyers. So, while an assembled set, all parts are of the same vintage. A note indicates the set belonged to Dr. Baughman of Harrodsburg (Kentucky or Indiana). Some of the instruments have light surface rust. There are scratches and circular stains to the lid, from glasses resting on it. Good condition overall.


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