Bloodletting: C1860 H.G. Kern Veterinary Spring Lancet

Bloodletting: C1860 H.G. Kern Veterinary Spring Lancet

$250.00

Bloodletting: C1860 H.G. Kern Veterinary Spring Lancet

Dimensions

4.5

Circa

1860

Country of manufacture

North America

Categories: Medicine, Quack Medicine

Description

An American veterinary spring lancet signed  by H.G. Kern of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Note compartment for storing blades and the fact that this examples retains a spare blade. Note as well the rotating bar that fits into slot at bottom of blade to hold it firmly  in place. Excellent cosmetic and mechanical condition: loads and fired perfectly! Length from end of ring handle to trigger: 4.5″ or 11.25 cm.

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US M&R Gordon

Michael and Roberta Gordon have been dealing in medical and dental antiques for almost four decades. They have helped build a number of major private collections and have contributed to the holdings of many museums. They also deal in other scientific and technology related items, including calculating instruments, office machines, patent models and wine-related accessories such as corkscrews. ROBERTA GORDON IS A SKILLED RESTORER WHO CAN HELP YOU WITH ANY INSTRUMENTS AND CASES THAT NEED ATTENTION. Feel free to contact them for details at: mgordon1940@gmail.com or 718-623-6777