A cased spring lancet by FISCHER Vienna, 18th century

A cased spring lancet by FISCHER Vienna, 18th century


A beautiful mechanical bleeding instrument


7,5 cm


first half of the 19th century



Country of manufacture


Categories: Quack Medicine, Surgical instruments


first half of the 19th century.

signed FISCHER on the instrument and signed WEIS on one of the lancets. 

made of brass, steel and horn. Comes in the original embossed leather covered case with tow lancets. 

Size: Length c. 7,5 cm 

From the famous FISCHER-family, that made bleeding instruments over generations in Vienna. 

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Wissenschaftliches Kabinett

The Wissenschaftliches Kabinett is based in the inner city of Vienna, Austria and was established in 1988 by Dr. Max Weber. Later it was taken over by Simon Weber-Unger who specializes in antique scientific and natural history antiques. The Wissenschaftliches Kabinett Simon Weber-Unger exhibits at the Hofburg Antique Fair in Vienna, the Residenz Antique Fair in Salzburg, the antique scientific instrument fair in London and at antique fairs in Zurich and Munich. Simon Weber-Unger is the head of the antique scientific instrument department and antique camera department at the auction house Dorotheum in Vienna and has published articles about scientific instruments in several magazines.