Eye surgey set, ca 1880

Eye surgey set, ca 1880

Stock Number: 430414*k



9 x 15,5 x 3 cm




Sir Henry a Paris

Country of manufacture


Categories: Medicine, Surgical instruments


A 19th century eye surgery set containing various signed instruments. The set contains an eye retractor, a pair of scissors, an capsule forceps, needle and precision knifes and a Richters knive. Various insruments are marked ‘Sir Henry’ and ‘Collin & Cie’ and the scissor is signed Charriere. The set comes with its original box of black leather on the outer side and red fabric on the inner side.

Box dimensions: 9 x 15,5 x 3 cm.

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NL Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques

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.

As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.