Consisting of 3 pairs of scissors (straight, iris and curved), three ebony handled scalpels of varying length and depth ( signed), a black card cased strop (emery/coarse and rouge/fine sides), a straight razor with French Ivory shield (made of Sheffield steel), 2 wooden probes with trocar ends and 3 pairs of tweezers/forceps ( curved, straight and bowed). Mahogany case measures 15 x 10 x 4 cm. with brass catches/hinges and one minor knock to the right leading edge. A very minty minor surgical set made in Sheffield of the finest steel. Great Christmas gift. c1900.
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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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