The set preserves 10 scalpels, curettes, special knives, etc all signed by Robert et Collin with ivory handle, a Kelley-Snowden spring specula, a simple miror ophthalmoscope (the miror has a crack but without any trouble for using it), two tweezers (one signed by Charriere (the former name of Robert & Collin) and one signed by Robert & Collin) and two thin pair of scissors (signed by Charriere and Mathieu).
A fine set virtually complete.
In the lid a dedication “Au Dr Cabanié souvenir de Pau” [to Dr. Cabanié memory of Cabanié] and on the lid “Dr. Cabanié”.
The case measures 16×7,5 cm
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Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris at 5 rue de Condé, 75006, very close to Odéon, Le Zograscope specializes in antique and rare books in Science, Medicine and Technology, and rare antique instruments in the same fields. We have especially a strong interest in early and continental microscopy, early and special mathematical/drawing instruments, medical and surgical instrument, and rare technology.