Details: This lot consists of 5 antique dental instruments in a black metal box. The tool set includes 2 tooth keys with leather pads and wooden handles, each roughly 6" long with a 4" wide handle, and 3 dental forceps with clawed mouths and etching to the handles. The forceps range from 6.5" - 7.5" in length. Two of the forceps have makers mark inscriptions over the rivet. One is from the New York, and the other reads "G. TIEMANN". The box in which the tools were found is labeled "FRED W. MADIGAN REAL ESTATE - INSURANCE 152-24 NORTHERN BLVD. FLUSHING 54, N.Y. FLUSHING 9-6703-6704".
This lot is from the estate of a very well-known and well-respected lifetime Civil War collector in Upstate New York. Worth Auctions will feature scores of antique firearms, edged weapons, paintings, and unusual items over the next few months. A selection of post-1898 firearms by major manufacturers will also be featured.
Worth Auctions will also sell the thousands of rare and collectible volumes which cover nearly every notable personage and event of the Civil War including regimental histories.
Condition / Notes: These items are in excellent condition. They may show subtle signs of normal period wear that include patina, abrasions, rust and soiling.
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