A good mahogany box for amputation surgery by Charrière Collin & Cie, dated around 1880.
The box is almost complete with its series of 8 knives, its large saw and its small saw, a powerful pliers of rather unusual shape, etc. All instruments have ebony handles.
Only two small instruments are missing: a forceps and a curved needle or erigne.
All instruments are signed by Charrière or Charrière & Collin or Charrière & Cie, there is no replacement.
The box measures 41×10.5 cm.
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