Details: 5 Pcs. This lot consists of Civil War era surgical scalpels/blades.
Contains five antique scalpels of various blade shapes and lengths. A mixture of manufacturers and handle materials. Visible on these is various makers marks such as, 'Sheffield' 'Germany' 'Rogers' 'E.Faber'. Various blade shapes for different specialized purposes, such as bleeder, incision, etc.
Lengths vary from 3 3/4" to 6 1/2"
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.
National Book 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 scalpels show mild to moderate age and wear. Generally well maintained, with some oxidation on blades, rubbing and wear on handles, etc.
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