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Maison Charrière, Collin & Cie Surgical Kit

Wood case with metal fittings and red lining, fitted with one removable tray, ht. 3.5, wd. 15.75, dp. 5 in., with interior engraving on lock hardware reading, "M[aiso]n Charriere / Collin et C Paris." Kit contains 11 tools,  including a tenaculum, spiral tourniquet, bone saw, forceps, and several knives, as well as an assortment of needles, pins, and a key. Several pieces with marks including "Charriere," "Collin," and "Collin et Cie."  

The company was initially founded in 1820 by Joseph-Frédéric Benoît Charrière and was transferred to Adolphe Collin in 1866. Collin officially changed the name of the company in 1870, and it was known as Collin & Cie until the 1930s.

 

 

Condition:

Case and tools with general wear. Exterior lock is functional. 

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$531
06/13/2019

 

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