Fine Mid-19th C. Simpson Ophthalmic Surgery Set

Fine Mid-19th C. Simpson Ophthalmic Surgery Set


Fine Mid-19th C. Simpson Ophthalmic Surgery Set


Case: 6.5


Mid-19th Century

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Medicine, Surgical instruments


A fine ophthalmic surgery kit by “Simpson”. This is either James Simpson, working in Edinburgh during the 1830s and 1840s, or Henry Simpson working in London during the 1860s. All of the instruments are signed “SIMPSON” and are in very good condition as is the leather covered and plush-lined case. Length of case:  6.5″ or 17cm approx. The small covered compartment at the bottom of the interior lid is empty.  

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US M&R Gordon

Michael and Roberta Gordon have been dealing in medical and dental antiques for almost four decades. They have helped build a number of major private collections and have contributed to the holdings of many museums. They also deal in other scientific and technology related items, including calculating instruments, office machines, patent models and wine-related accessories such as corkscrews. ROBERTA GORDON IS A SKILLED RESTORER WHO CAN HELP YOU WITH ANY INSTRUMENTS AND CASES THAT NEED ATTENTION. Feel free to contact them for details at: or 718-623-6777