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Grooved Forceps

This is a pair of steel, grooved forceps. The design and the grooves made it a helpful instrument in removing a bullet from a patient. It measures…

Steel and Ivory Scalpel

This is a steel and ivory scalpel. It measures around 0.1″ thick x .75″ wide x 4.6″ long. For source and more details, click here. Image…

Cupping Glass

This Cupping Glass measures around 2.6″ high x 2.3″ in diameter. It was used to draw blood to the surface of the skin with heat and vacuum…

Lancet & Carrying Case

This steel lancet in the case measures around 0.25″ thick x1″ wide x 4.1″ long. For source and more details, click here. Image from: http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/revwar/guco/gucomedicine.html

Iron Dressing Forceps

These iron dressing forceps measure around 0.75″ high x 0.75″ wide x 7.1″ long. For source and more details, click here. Image from: http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/revwar/guco/gucomedicine.html

Amputation Saw

This amputation saw, made of steel with a wooden handle, measures around 1″ thick x 2.1″ wide x 10″ long. For source and more details, click here.…

Apothecary Scale

Apothecary Scales were used to measure medicines via weight. This one measures about 3.6″ x 6.8″ x 5.5″. For source and more details, click here. Image…

Lancet Case

Used in the medical practice of bloodletting, pictured is a lancet case with several lancets, measuring overall 3″ x 1.5″ x 0.5″. For source and more details,…

Bloodletting Set

Bloodletting was a long-running medical practice that saw its application during the Revolutionary War. Here is a set from the period, measuring 9″ x 9.5″ x 9″.…

Surgical Kit

This is an example of a surgical kit as used by the Continental forces during the Revolutionary War. Specifically, this one was owned by Charles McKnight. McKnight…