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    Rose Civil War Amputation Kit. This is a rare Civil War era amputation kit from the Rose Company of New York City. In its original mahogany box, three of the originally five pieces of this set survive including the scalpel, tourniquet, and surgical saw.

    The Rose Company operated on Williams Street in New York City until the mid-1800s making high-quality surgical instruments such as these. Housed in their original wood box, these objects have seen much use with the saw being rusted at the top. The ebony cross-hatched handles of each item are in very good condition. The brass and cloth tourniquet are in good condition as well.

    The box for this surgeon's kit has some damage at the top and on the sides, but otherwise is in good condition having its original clasp hook locks at the front.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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