A fine collection of tissue and artery forceps, rarely if ever used. These are the items missing from most cased sets of amputation/general surgery sets. Fricke’s artery forceps, Liston (Esmarch’s) bulldog/bulbous artery/tissue forceps and two other tissue forceps with moveable jaws. All circa 1860 with blued steel latches and springs. Most signed internally Stevens or Stevens and Son, London. Various designs, slight oxidation of the bright steel from handling, not use. 7 items in all. $50 US each if you want a specific item.
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Mark Hacking (Scientifica Opticae Inc.) has been an avid collector/dealer for over 30 years. A former Science teacher, he has an innate love for anything natural or mechanical. Specializing in optical (microscopes, telescopes), surveying, medical, weighing and drawing instruments, he is an active participant of the Scientific Instrument Fair in London. Living in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, with his wife and two children; Mark looks forward to meeting as many fellow collectors as possible, and has a worldwide following on eBay (Sciopti).
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