A C1850 mahogany and bone lancet case complete with six lancets, all with shell guards. Cases of this type are typically French or Belgium in origin and mid-19th century in date. This one contains three lancets by Charriere, two by Capron and one by Denis–so both countries are covered. The case is in excellent condition.The lancets are all sound but a few could use a cleaning.
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