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A c. 1900 antique nurse's leather wallet with various instruments, including a thermometer, a timer, a tongue blade, syringe (less needle), combination ear scoop and director, and bandage and tissue forceps.   The medical wallet is featured in the Arnold & Sons, London, catalogue of 1904, p. 114, fig. 334.  The set belonged to Sarah Taylor (1879-1965), shown here seated at center in a c. 1930 photo thought to have been taken on the grounds of the Ulverston Hospital, near Barrow-in-Furness, Cumberland.

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A Denoyer Geppert anatomical model of the eye.  This 1990 hand-painted model is complete and has five separate parts to it.

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An antique pharmacy pill machine (roller) made of mahogany and brass.   The original lift-out tray is present.  A classic apothecary antique pill maker with a great and honest patina.

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A c. 1880 hard rubber antique monaural stethoscope.

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A very rare antique bloodletting fleam by James Gibbs, London.  The silver frame is beautifully engraved: J. WILLIAMS 1773.  The main part of the original shagreen case survives.  As a dated instrument, the fleam offers a benchmark in dating other similar instruments.

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A Colt model 1862 police pocket revolver with matching serial numbers 2799.  The backstrap is jeweler engraved: Presented to / J. Allan Ramsay MD Surgeon 3rd Brigade P.V. / by his Friends.  Dr. Josiah Allan Ramsey (1829-1873) of Philadelphia served in the 121st Regiment Pennsylvania Infantry from the late summer of 1861 to June 1865.

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A c. 1860 gout footrest with original fabric.

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An antique ear trumpet made from molded hard rubber by Tiemann & Co., New York.

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A fine quality antique Mathieu's tonsilotome by Galante, Paris.

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An antique hypodermic syringe by Tiemann & Co., New York.  The syringe is made from hard rubber.

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