An Early post mortum set by Vernetti Milano with a label of “Sezioni” what could be also used as an amputation set. There is a literature with image of amputation made with hammer and Chisel. Vernetti was a surgical instrument maker active in Milan in the first half of the 1800’s. The hammer and the chisel are signed by “Vernetti Milan”. There are 3 missing instruments and 1 replacement. Measurements 56 x 20 x 5 cm.
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Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.
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