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    Civil War Surgeon's 24-Piece Instrument Set. This is a fascinating set of Civil War surgeon's tools with 10 of the 24 tools in their original mahogany case. The remaining 14 tools are contained in a reproduction case. All the instruments are in excellent condition. A third case contains seven more tools making this an elaborate and complete set of Civil War surgeon's tools. These cases were carried into battle and used in field hospitals to perform surgery and amputations on wounded soldiers. Included with the set is a tin quinine vessel and glass creasotum bottle, a liquid used for toothaches and stomach maladies during the Civil War.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2006
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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