~ Civil War Era
Surgical Kit ~
This kit was made in Paris and was a "top of the line"
surgical kit in the 1800's, probably belonging to a high ranking officer's surgeon.
We purchased the kit from a lady in Maine who bought it at an estate
walnut case is dovetailed and has cut outs for each instrument.
The are two trays of tools with one fitting on top of the other.
There is a keyed lock and one
handle on the end for carrying in the field. The key is missing.
The case measures 16 1/2" by 9" by 3."
This kit is almost a complete set and is one of the best Civil War era surgeon's kits we've ever seen!
The tools and box are marked "Collin."
This French set is circa 1880-1890. It has instruments from the