WW1 Venereal Disease Case

WW1 Venereal Disease Case

$495.00

WW1 Venereal Disease Case

Dimensions

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Circa

1912-1918

Country of manufacture

North America

Categories: Medicine, Surgical instruments, Therapeutic & Functional Aids

Description

A WWI US Navy Medical Department cased set of instruments for treating venereal diseases. It was patented in 1912 and manufactured by Frederic Haslam and Co, a NYC maker. The floor of the case has the outline and description of all instruments it contains. The case is missing one of three scalpels but o/w appears to be complete. Two instruments have some corrosion but the rest are in vg condition. It retains its original olive drab canvas cover with the name of the owner on it. 

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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: mgordon1940@gmail.com or 718-623-6777