Six bleeding lancets in sharkskin case, France, circa 1800

Six bleeding lancets in sharkskin case, France, circa 1800

400 euros



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Categories: Medicine, Surgical instruments, Therapeutic & Functional Aids


A good six-lancet case in sharkskin lined in red velvet.

The case is in pristine condition measuring 7,8×4,3 cm.

The lancet are in blond horn, some are a little rust. Five bear a star which is the signature of Lichtenbergers (father, son and grandson were established in Strasbourg from 1740 to 1870) ; one is signed by Lusueur à Paris from the same period.

Some small lack of horn, otherwise exacellent condition.

The lancets measure around 6,1 cm lenght.

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FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris at 5 rue de Condé, 75006, very close to Odéon, Le Zograscope specializes in antique and rare books in Science, Medicine and Technology, and rare antique instruments in the same fields. We have especially a strong interest in early and continental microscopy, early and special mathematical/drawing instruments, medical and surgical instrument, and rare technology.

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