German Trepanning drill set, C 1850

German Trepanning drill set, C 1850

Stock Number: 400221B

P.O.A.

Dimensions

case 30 x 13, 5 x 5 cm.

Circa

C 1850

Country of manufacture

Germany

Categories: Medicine, Surgical instruments

Description

One of the first complete metal, working art of the instruments and the handles, trepanning set in mahogany woorden case. The layout of the instruments is about the early 19th C, but than with metal handles incase of wooden  or Ivory handles. The set consist of a Trephanning drill with three conical crown cutting of different diameters and two perforators, forceps, key for removing the centric pin, two elevators, and three lenticulars.  See pictures. The metal instruments are polished but you still can see the age of time. All is original to the set in a mahogany case with key. Measurments case 30 x 13, 5 x 5 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.