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    A Louis V. Helmold Surgical Instruments Group, Philadelphia, circa 1886
    Marks: L. V. HELMOLD, (various)
    3-5/8 x 16-1/4 x 6 inches (9.2 x 41.3 x 15.2 cm) (overall)

    The set has three tiers. The knife blades are nickel-plated as are other items in the set. The tourniquet is made of German silver, rather than brass. The shaft of the trephine is brass. The fitted locking case is of mahogany with brass edges and bears an engraved brass plate A. E. Heuser, MD to the cover.


    Condition Report*: The removeable tray is broken to the right thumb hold, slight soiling to some of the instruments, scratches and marring of the wood case mostly to underside, no key.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2019
    11th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 13
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