18th century Trepanning Drill

18th century Trepanning Drill

Stock Number: 290520 G

€ 1990,-

Dimensions

23 cm long

Circa

C 1770

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Medicine, Surgical instruments

Description

An early Trepanning drill frame, Circa 1760-1780 without a tapered blade. The drill is made of wrought Iron and Ivory. Even the mechanisme lock for the drill is very elegant. Length without tapered blade is 23 cm and in good condition.

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NL Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.

As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.