A fine and complete century antique amputation set by William Autenrieth, Cincinnati. This flap amputation set is complete and all original but for a period replacement bone forceps. Most of the antique surgical instruments in the set have ebony handles.
Max Wocher. Trephine Set in Rosewood Box. Scalpels, Trephines, Chisel, a Lenticular and a Double-Ended Elevator Forceps, and a Trephine Brush. Made in Cincinatti, Ohio. Circa 1840's. Trephine Sets were Used for Cutting Out Circular Holes in Bone, usually the Skull, to Relieve Pressure on the Brain or for Surgery.
Long stored in a sub-basement cage in the Historical Library of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, surrounded by stacks of book treasures, is a large collection of antique medical instruments and related objects. These materials were acquired over the y