Lot 314    

Gynecological Instruments,
2009, Shaving Mugs and Medical Antiques, May 16
lot includes a pair of uterine dressing forceps, 9.75"; an ebony-handled serrated curette, 11.25"; and an ebony-handled needle holder marked E.M. Hessler, 7".

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Occupational Shaving Mug with Ice Wagon,
Lot # 5 - Occupational Shaving Mug with Ice Wagon,
porcelain, with polychrome painted scene of ice vendor standing beside horse-drawn reading ICE Co. with magenta monochrome wrap. Gilt name B. Forester with Limoges maker's mark. > Item Details
Fine Tinsmith's Occupational Shaving Mug,
Lot # 30 - Fine Tinsmith's Occupational Shaving Mug,
porcelain, with polychrome painted scene of tinsmith at workbench with mallet in hand; vignette with floral border pattern. Name Emil G. Decker in black with gilt "shadow." > Item Details
Lot of Rectal Dilators,
Lot # 434 - Lot of Rectal Dilators,
lot of three sets in original boxes. Includes a set of Dr. Young's Ideal Rectal Dilators which includes 5 bakelite dilators of different sizes. PLUS a set of Young's Improved Dilators which includes 4 bakelite dilators of different sizes. PLUS one set of unmarked aluminum rectal dilators, including... > Item Details
Radium Ore <i>Revigator</i> Stoneware Water Cooler,
Lot # 422 - Radium Ore Revigator Stoneware Water Cooler,
a fine piece of early 20th century medical quackery. This was probably the most popular device developed in the United States to add radon to drinking water. The jar itself was lined with radium-containing ore and was glazed on the outside and porous on the inside. Water inside the jar would absorb ... > Item Details
Group of Syringes,
Lot # 456 - Group of Syringes,
large lot of metal syringes for various uses and two enema syringes in cases, ranging in size from 10.5" to 2.5" long. Includes one Empire Becton, Dickinson & Co. syringe, likely used for the ear. PLUS one DeWitt & Herz glass and metal syringe with graduated markings on inside of syringe. PLUS one A... > Item Details
Blacksmith's Occupational Shaving Mug,
Lot # 33 - Blacksmith's Occupational Shaving Mug,
porcelain, with polychrome painted scene of blacksmith behind anvil with factory in the background. Gilt name H. Minshall with 5432 marked on the underside of the base. > Item Details
Lot of Assorted Medical, Veterinary, and Dental Tools,
Lot # 313 - Lot of Assorted Medical, Veterinary, and Dental Tools,
large lot of small cases, boxes, and wallets with various tools. Includes one set of 5 steel drill bits, most likely belonging to a dentist. PLUS a farmer's caponizing set by the Penn Surgical Manufacturing Co. which includes a metal cinch, hook, and scalpel in a fitted wooden case. PLUS a large gr... > Item Details
Pottery Crocks, Jugs and Bottles,
Lot # 471 - Pottery Crocks, Jugs and Bottles,
lot of 11. Includes a Voegele Bros. Ginger Beer ceramic bottle; a Meredith's Diamond Club whiskey jug; a commemorative glazed jar marked Suffield, OH 1802-2002; a glazed whiskey jug marked Lay Off this is the old man's private stock; a ceramic jug marked Mercury; and several other items. > Item Details
Occupational Shaving Mug of Tobacconist,
Lot # 101 - Occupational Shaving Mug of Tobacconist,
porcelain, with polychrome painted scene of tobacconist at desk rolling tobacco into cigars. Panel with floral border pattern. Limoges maker's mark. > Item Details
Two Wall-Mounted Shaving Mug Cabinets,
Lot # 253 - Two Wall-Mounted Shaving Mug Cabinets,
first stands 38" tall, 31.25" wide, and 7.25" deep. With 30 compartments for shaving mugs. Second cabinet stands 42.5" tall, 40" wide, and 74" deep. With 35 compartments for shaving mugs. > Item Details
Three Fraternal Shaving Mugs,
Lot # 163 - Three Fraternal Shaving Mugs,
porcelain, with polychrome painted scenes, including one with Improved Order of Red Men crest, one with a crest marked M.A.W. (Modern Woodmen of American, with crossed axes and Kern decorator's mark, and an unknown symbol with upper monochrome maroon wrap and Knecht decorator's mark. > Item Details
Surgical Chain Saws,
Lot # 293 - Surgical Chain Saws,
lot of two, steel surgical chain saws. The first one is 16.5" long and is marked H.M. 98 on the closed handle. One end of the handle is attached to the chain by a hook to thread the saw behind a bone. The second saw is 19" and is made of sharp braided wire instead of chain saw links. Both handles ar... > Item Details
Assorted Medical Splints,
Lot # 346 - Assorted Medical Splints,
lot of 8 wood and metal splints from Civil War era to early 20th century. Includes three maple wood splints from E.S. Pratt & Son, Bennington VT, two labeled No. 2 and one labeled No. 3. Measures from 13.25" to 15" long. PLUS two DePuy Adjustable Wire splints for the shoulder and the clavicle. Both ... > Item Details
<i>W. D. Allison Co.</i> Examination Table,
Lot # 288 - W. D. Allison Co. Examination Table,
a fine examination table from W. D. Allison Co., Indianapolis, IN U.S.A. Walnut reclining table with adjustable head, foot, and backrest. Includes a set of brass stirrups that are also adjustable/removable. Includes two cabinets that can be accessed from either side of the table. 40.25" x 22" x 30.2... > Item Details
Medical Cupping Set,
Lot # 296 - Medical Cupping Set,
19th century medical cupping set in mahogany case. Includes 7 blown glass cups with brass valves and brass evacuating plunger. Also includes one brass scarificator and two blown glass vials with stoppers. Fitted mahogany case lined with brown velvet. > Item Details
Boxed Lot of Miscellaneous Medical Instruments,
Lot # 332 - Boxed Lot of Miscellaneous Medical Instruments,
including a cased Faught blood pressure apparatus; several wire-framed anesthesia masks; an ebony handled vaginal speculum; a pair of ebony-handled forceps marked M. Wocher & Son; an ebony-handled cranioclast; as well several other instruments of destruction, vaginal speculae, syringes, and medical ... > Item Details
<i>Thos. Mills & Bro.</i> Lozenge Press,
Lot # 402 - Thos. Mills & Bro. Lozenge Press,
a fine cast iron and brass lozenge press. Cast iron base reads Thos. Mills & Bro. Phila on one side, and Patented Feb. 14 1871 on the other. Press has wood handle that turns two removable brass gears. Lot includes five gears with different shapes for pressing lozenges. 11.5" long. > Item Details
Three <i>Oddfellows</i> Shaving Mugs,
Lot # 164 - Three Oddfellows Shaving Mugs,
including one with three rings (could also be Masonic) and floral pattern design, with Koken decorator's mark. PLUS another with the three-ring design, with rings marked F.L.T. (Friendship, Love, Truth), and 727 marked below the rings. PLUS another with rings, curtain, and all-seeing eye. > Item Details
Four Portrait and Fraternal Shaving Mugs,
Lot # 188 - Four Portrait and Fraternal Shaving Mugs,
includes a porcelain shaving mug with a portrait of a woman. Gilt name Thos. A. Devine. PLUS a pink porcelain shaving mug with Shriner's motif. PLUS a green faded monochrome shaving mug with a portrait of a woman. PLUS a brown shaving mug with an elk motif, possibly B.P.O.E. > Item Details
Three Hunter's Occupational Shaving Mugs,
Lot # 177 - Three Hunter's Occupational Shaving Mugs,
including two with polychrome painted scenes of retrievers with ducks in their mouths, and one with foxhounds, one pointing. > Item Details
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