Alex Peck Medical and Technological Antiques 

Sale Catalogue

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Below is a listing of a few medical, scientific and technological antiques that are currently for sale.  Please feel free to send an e-mail for additional details and to place an order.  Click on the thumbnails for enlargements and additional views.

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201.    A fine c. 1860 antique banker's bullion and sovereign beam balance by Waterlow & Sons, London.  

 

 

 

202.   A finely made c. 1850 antique enema set by J. & W. Wood, 74 King Street, Manchester, England.  The two pipes are pewter.  The set is complete. 

 

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203.   A c. 1840 O.W.R. Eastman patent toothkey.  The double-claw bolster can be removed and rotated and reversed.  This is the first example of this type of antique dental  key that this dealer has seen.   SOLD

 

204.   An August 1792 handwritten notification from William Smith, a Boston overseer, to Dr. [John] Warren to attend Mr. Benjamin Trask family at the expense of the town. Warren (1753-1815) was a noted surgeon of Boston and the Revolution, and a founder of Harvard Medical School in 1782.  SOLD

 

 

 

205.   An antique x-ray tube made by Green & Bauer, Hartford, Connecticut.  This x-ray tube is model #5483 and has an initial patent date of Sept. 5 1911.  The maker's trade mark of a shamrock and patent information are etched on the main x-ray tube.  This fine radiology antique is nearly 22" in length and is in perfect condition with no cracks, scratches, or corrosion. 

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206.   A superb and very rare c. 1840 antique Weiss' female urethral dilator with three adjustable narrow blades controlled by turning the handle.  This antique lithotomy  instrument was made to a high standard.  See Weiss 1863, Pl. XXIII, fig. 8.  SOLD

 

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207.  A superb Civil War period antique Petit spiral tourniquet marked on the brass turn  TIEMANN & Co  and on the buckle keeper  PATENT 1855.  This 150 year old antique amputation tourniquet is in pristine condition.  SOLD

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208.    A c. 1760 antique sundial signed: Heath & Wing, In the Strand, London.  Instrument Maker to His Majesty's Board of Works.

 

 

 

 

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