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Duckworth's Essences Card Advert A89
Duckworth's Essences Card Advert A89
Original, quality pre-war unused multi-coloured advertising show card for "Duckworth's Essences and colours 'Heart Brand' ". This mint showcard with its original string to the top and brown paper wrap, has details of four bottles of differing colour of essences. Complete and in good order.

17.5" x 14.25".

 
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Price: 56.00


Sheep Bone Apple Corers, 2 available AP16
Original, quality late 19th century sections of sheep bones trimmed and decorated for use a apple corers. All in good order. Please state which one is required if ordering online.

4.25" to 4.75" x 1" wide approx.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 45.00


Sheep Bone Apple Corers, 2 available AP16



Chemist Glass Bottle BJ221
Chemist Glass Bottle BJ221
Original, quality late 19th century cylindrical shaped clear glass apothecary bottle with a glass stopper and the original curved glass label detailing "Mist Camph" for its original contents. Complete and in good order.

10.5" tall including stopper x 4" diam.

 
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Price: 68.00


Magnes Carb Pond Glass Chemist Jar BJ211
Original, quality late 19th century cylindrical shaped clear glass apothecary jar with a glass stopper with a ground base and inner surface to the lid. This example has a curved glass label detailing "Magnes Carb Pond" for its original filling. Complete and in good order.

9.75" tall.

Base 4" diam.

Inner aperture 2.75".

 
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Price: 135.00


Magnes Carb Pond Glass Chemist Jar BJ211



Potass Permang Glass Chemist Jar BJ210
Potass Permang Glass Chemist Jar BJ210
Original, quality late 19th century cylindrical shaped, clear glass apothecary jar with a glass stopper with a ground base and inner surface to the lid. This example has a curved glass label detailing "Potass Permang" for its original filling, which has discoloured the interior to a deep purple. Otherwise complete and in good order.

9.75" tall.

Base 4" diam.

Inner aperture 2.75".

 
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Price: 135.00


Double Ended Glass Babies Feeding Bottle BJ207
Original, quality 1940's / 50's clear glass babies feeding bottle with an aperture at each end to take the rubber teats. The body is embossed "Dimplex Hygienic Feeding Bottle" and calibrated in "Ounces" and "Tablespoons". Complete and in good order.

2.5" x .7.5".

3" wide.

 
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Price: 38.00


Double Ended Glass Babies Feeding Bottle BJ207



Glass Apothecary Jar BJ206
Glass Apothecary Jar BJ206
Original, quality late 19th century cylindrical clear glass apothecary jar with a cut glass stopper with a ground base and inner surface to the neck. This good example has a ground and polished pontil to the underside and an old chemist label to the front. All is complete and in good order with not a chip in sight.

11" tall x 3.75" diam.

Aperture 1" diam.

 
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Price: 56.00


Glass Apothecary Jar BJ205
Original, quality late 19th century cylindrical clear glass apothecary jar with a cut glass stopper with a ground base and inner surface to the neck. This good example has a ground and polished pontil to the underside and remains of the original paper label to the front. All is complete and in good order with not a chip in sight.

11" tall including stopper x 4" diam.

Top aperture 2" diam.

 
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Price: 56.00


Glass Apothecary Jar BJ205



Glass Apothecary Jar BJ204
Glass Apothecary Jar BJ204
Original, quality late 19th century cylindrical clear glass apothecary jar with a cut glass stopper with a ground base and inner surface to the neck. This good example has a ground and polished pontil to the underside, a shield shaped original paper label to the front and apart from a smoky inner, all is complete and in good order with not a chip in sight.

11" tall including stopper x 4" diam.

Top aperture 2" diam.

 
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Price: 56.00


Large Blue Glass Chemist Jar BJ192
Original, quality circa 1900, tall blue glass chemist shop bottle with the original clear glass ground stopper. This example was free blown into a wooden mould when made and has an etched "3" to the shoulder. Complete and in good order.

14" tall.

4.5" base diam.

 
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Price: 65.00


Large Blue Glass Chemist Jar BJ192



Pair of Ceramic Apothecary Jars with Lids BJ158
Pair of Ceramic Apothecary Jars with Lids BJ158
Original, quality pair of late 19th century dark green apothecary salve pots in ceramic with the original lids. Both these pots have suffered damage with stains and chips but no cracks. The one with the painted label has two chips to the base rim and some tiny minor chips to the top rim and lid and the other has two chips to the top inner rim and bad stains, otherwise all is complete. Great to be a pair of the same colour.

Tall including lid 1 x 10"

1 x 9.5".

Base diam both 6".

 
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Price: 115.00


The Alexandra Babies Bottle BJ138
Original, quality, pressed glass babies feeding bottle, circa 1900 / 1920's, complete with the screw in glass stopper. This example is embossed "The Alexandra" and "S Maw and Son Trademark". No chips and complete and in good order.

6" x 3.5" wide.

3" front to back.

 
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Price: 65.00


The Alexandra Babies Bottle BJ138



Purple Chemists Syrup Bottle BJ126
Purple Chemists Syrup Bottle BJ126
Original, quality, 19th century, very dark purple coloured chemist syrup storage bottle, sadly missing the stopper, otherwise complete and in good order, with a super, sharp pontil to the underside.

8" tall x 3.25" diameter.

 
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Price: 45.00


Bristol Blue Syrup Bottle BJ125
Original, quality, 19th century, Bristol blue coloured glass chemists syrup bottle, sadly missing the stopper, otherwise perfect and with a super sharp pontil to the underside.

8.25" tall x 3.5" diameter.

 
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Price: 45.00


Bristol Blue Syrup Bottle BJ125



Wesleys Babies Feeding Bottle BJ92
Wesleys Babies Feeding Bottle BJ92
Original, quality 19th century aqua green coloured, very clean babies bottle, with wooden mould side seams and an applied top collar. The front is embossed "Wesley Graduated Feeding Bottle" and the reverse has two measurements level lines. A super clean bottle in super condition.

5.5" x 3.5" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 65.00


Glass Apothecary Jar BJ83
Original, quality, mid 19th century, clear glass, cylindrical apothecary jar with the original lid and paper label. The label is affixed to the inside and details 'Flores Amom: Persic:'. The tin lid has much of the original black and gilt paintwork and the underside of the glass has a good, sharp pontil. All is complete and in good order; an unusual jar.

10.5" high.

4.5" base diameter.

 
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Price: 125.00


Glass Apothecary Jar BJ83



Bakelite Pump BK3
Bakelite Pump BK3
Original, quality 1920's all Bakelite hand pump possibly a veterinary clyster pump, or a medical enema. Appears complete and in superb condition.

17.5" long x 2.5" widest.

Body 2" diam.

 
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Price: 68.00


British Medical Assoc Car Badge CB51
Original, quality pre-war nickel plated on brass car badge with an aluminium backing. This example details to the front "B.M.A" and "British Medical Association" with the logo of two entwining Serpents. The reverse is impressed "Birmingham Medal Co". Some paint loss and some brass bleeding through, otherwise complete and in good order.

4.25" x 3" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 85.00


British Medical Assoc Car Badge CB51



Kenrick Cast Iron Cork Squeezer CS4
Kenrick Cast Iron Cork Squeezer CS4
Original, quality, mid to late 19th century, highly decorative cast iron cork press as used by the chemist shops and dispensaries and / or for wine bottling, to compress corks before dropping them into the bottle necks. This example will take three different sized corks and is the most decorative we have seen, both the top and base are covered in deep relief detail of acanthus leaves. The underside of the handle is impressed "No 7" for the model size, "A.Kenrick and Son" for the manufacturer and iron foundry of West Bromwich. Cleaned, lacquered, complete and in fantastic condition.

Base 8.25" x 3".

Total 11" x 2.5".

 
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Price: 165.00


Cast Iron Cork Squeezer CS2
Original, quality, mid to late 19th Century, cast iron cork press as used by the chemist shops and dispensaries to compress small corks before dropping them into medicine bottle necks. This example will take three different sized corks, has deep relief decoration in the form of acanthus leaves and has four feet, each with a countersunk screw hole for mounting to the work table. I know this looks like a door knocker, but it is seriously a cork squeezer. Cleaned, lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

10.75" long including handle.

3.25" tall and 3" widest.

 
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Price: 65.00


Cast Iron Cork Squeezer CS2



Mahogany Dental Cabinet DF16
Mahogany Dental Cabinet DF16
Original, quality late 19th century multi-drawer dental cabinet in pale mahogany. These were carried on home visits or by dental students during training. This example has six drawers, five with glass to the floors. The hinged top reveals a baize lined layer and a pullout locking rod which runs through the drawer fronts below. The top is locked with a key and the two sides have catches for extra safety. The top also has a fold down nickel carry handle and a bakelite nameplate for a previous owner, impressed "T.L Barker". The exterior mahogany has been re-finished and the nickel fittings polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. A super looker and a very usefull cabinet.

14.5" tall.

13" x 9" front to back.

 
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Price: 550.00


Steel Dental Scrape DF14
Original, quality 19th century steel dental tooth scrape with an arrow shaped blade on a tapered octagonal steel neck and ebony grip. The steel is impressed "Moseley & Son" for the manufacturer and all is complete and in good order.

6" x 0.75" widest.

 
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Price: 65.00


Steel Dental Scrape DF14



Two Matching Steel Dental Forceps DF4
Two Matching Steel Dental Forceps DF4
Two matching original quality, 19th century, steel dental forceps, 'upper molars left and right'. Manf. J. Wood of York. In good order.

6.25" long.

Price for the two.

 
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Price: 75.00


Steel Dental Forceps DF3
Pair of original quality, 19th century, steel dental forceps, 'lower stumps'. In good order.

6.5" long.

 
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Price: 40.00


Steel Dental Forceps DF3



Steel Dental Forceps DF1
Steel Dental Forceps DF1
Pair of original quality 19th century steel dental forceps. Manf. W & J Jamieson of Glasgow. In good order.

6" long.

 
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Price: 40.00


Freeblown Clear Glass Eye Bath EB12
Original, quality late 19th century, freeblown clear glass eye bath, with a polished pontil under the foot. An unusual shape with one side lower than the other. Complete and in good order.

2" tall.

Base 1.75".

Body 2" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 45.00


Freeblown Clear Glass Eye Bath EB12



Nickel Flour Scoop FD4
Nickel Flour Scoop FD4
Original, quality 1920's nickel scoop of a super slender shape and balance, appears to be just a great version of a flour scoop but I feel it had a more interesting purpose, what do you think ? Polished, perfect and complete.

8.5" x 3" x 2" tall.

 
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Price: 75.00


Copper Asthma Kettle K149
Original, quality 1920's copper kettle of unusual proportions, we think perhaps an asthma kettle to produce steam. This example has conical sides, a wrap over strap handle, a very flat circular bottom, a circular lid and a long tapered spout joining the kettle well down the side. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

9.5" tall.

8.25" diam base.

9.5" wide including spout.

 
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Price: 65.00


Copper Asthma Kettle K149



Ceramic Medicine Measure M251
Ceramic Medicine Measure M251
Original, quality pre-war white ceramic tapered measure with a foot and pouring lip calibrated to the interior from 10ml to 40ml and transfer printed to the underside "Graduations approximate only". Some crazing and discolouration, otherwise complete and in good order.

2.5" x 2 3/8" widest.

 
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Price: 56.00


Chemists 2 Piece Pill Roller M203
Original, quality late 19th century mahogany and brass two piece chemists pill rolling machine. This clean example has a reeded section in brass and a stop to the underside of the baseboard to catch on the edge of the table or shelf and the reeded plate is marked "6, 12, 18, 24" for the number of pills. The upper sliding section has the matching reeded section and brass guides to the underside. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the mahogany refinished. All is complete and in good and working order.

Base 13" x 6" x 1.5".

Top sliding section 14" x 1.5" x 2.5".

 
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Price: 230.00


Chemists 2 Piece Pill Roller M203



Monaural Stethoscope M202
Monaural Stethoscope M202
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's Monaural Stethoscope turned in beech. This super very clean example has two separate pieces to lock together flat for safety storage in the doctor's bag or upright for use. A most unusual find, complete and in good order.

Up 5.5" x 2.5".

Flat 5.5" x 2.5".

 
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Price: 185.00


Copper Boiler with Lid M199
Original, quality late 19th century copper boiling pan of the bellied form with a turned wooden side handle and a lid with a central hole and a wooden handle above. This super-quality pan has the remains of a brass maker's label for "Maw Son & Thompson" on the top of the lid. But we have been unable to find any reference as to what it was used for and what is missing if anything. In good order.

Pan diam 9.25".

Total including handle 15".

9.5" tall including handle.

Pan 7.5" tall to rim.

Aperture 6.75" diam.

 
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Price: 156.00


Copper Boiler with Lid M199



Blue Glass Personal Spitoon M198
Blue Glass Personal Spitoon M198
Original, quality 1920's Bristol blue glass personal pocket travelling spitoon with the original nickel plated circular lid with a sprung catch. The front of the glass is embossed with a measure from 1oz to 5oz from the bottom. Complete and in good and working order.

3.75" tall x 3" x 1.5".

1" aperture.

 
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Price: 135.00


Vel-Fin Ceramic Inhaler M196
Original, quality 1930's white ceramic Inhaler with a side handle and transfer printed to the front "Maws Vel-Fin Hygienic Inhaler", the registration number for the year 1930 and with the "Direction For Use". The underside is detailed for the manufacturer "S. Maw Son & Sons Ltd London & Barnet". The top cover and mouthpiece is missing but otherwise all is complete and in good order.

5.25" tall x 5.5" wide.

6.5" including handle.

 
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Price: 75.00


Vel-Fin Ceramic Inhaler M196



Glass Cupping Vase M194
Glass Cupping Vase M194
Original, quality early to mid 19th century spherical shaped free-blown clear glass cupping vase with a rolled over top rim and a sharp pontil scar to the underside. These were used for bleeding with a scarifier ( spring fleam ). Complete and in good order.

4" tall.

4.25" diam.

 
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Price: 45.00


Copper Asthma Kettle M190
Original, quality circa 1900, very stylish shaped copper steam kettle for treating asthma and other chest ailments. This super looking steam kettle has an all in one copper body section with a filling aperture, a steam spout and a tubular brass handle over the top. One or two very minor dents and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order.

9" tall.

8" wide including spouts.

Body diam 7".

Foot 5.25" diam.

 
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Price: 165.00


Copper Asthma Kettle M190



Chemist's Cork Borer Sharpener, 2 available M188
Chemist's Cork Borer Sharpener, 2 available M188
Original, quality 1920's chemist tool for sharpening brass cylindrical cutters used to make corks for medicine bottles. This very clean example has a brass cone shaped insert to house the blade and a turned fruitwood handle. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

7" long.

1" widest.

Blade 2.25" x 0.5".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 75.00


Ash Surgical Knife M187
Original, quality late 19th century steel surgical knife with an ebony handle and etched "Ash ENG" to the blade for the maker of London. The ebony grip is impressed "T.L. Barker" for a previous owner. Complete and in good order.

Total 10" x 0.75" x 3/8".

Blade only 6" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 56.00


Ash Surgical Knife M187



Large Brown Glass Chemist Jar M184
Large Brown Glass Chemist Jar M184
Original, quality 1940's / 50's large brown glass chemist shop bottle with a ground glass stopper and an enamelled label detailing "Lig. Alum. Acet.". Some chips to one area under the top rim otherwise in great condition and complete and in good order.

13.5" tall including stopper.

6.75" diam body.

 
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Price: 185.00


Ceramic Invalid Feeder M183
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic invalid feeder cup of the 'pap boat' shape with a handle to the rear. The underside is transfer printed "Made in England" and all is complete and in good and working order.

8" x 3" x 3".

 
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Price: 36.00


Ceramic Invalid Feeder M183



Packet of Johnson Cotton Tips, 4 packs available M178
Packet of Johnson Cotton Tips, 4 packs available M178
Original, pack of 50 Johnsons cotton tips I will guess at 1940's / 50's but they could be 1960's. All the packs are full and complete. Three packs are in good colour. One pack is discoloured. Otherwise in good order.

5.25" x 3.25" x 0.5".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 23.00


Maws Practical Bedpan M176
Original, quality unusual variation on the pure white invalid ceramic bedpan. This example has a proven more comfortable shape, a handle to the rear and is transfer printed to the side with the registration number for the year 1909 and to the underside with the trademark for the manufacturer "Maw Son & Sons London". Complete and in good order.

17" x 10".

5" tall.

 
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Price: 65.00


Maws Practical Bedpan M176



Maws Double Valve Inhaler M174
Maws Double Valve Inhaler M174
Original, quality circa 1900, white ceramic inhaler decorated in blue transfer print with a garland of roses around the shoulder and neck and "Maws double valved earthenware Inhaler, manufactured by S. Maw Son & Thompson", with the logo to the front and "Directions for Use" to the reverse. This inhaler originally had a glass insert to the top with a mouthpiece. Otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

9" tall x 5.5" widest.

Base 3.5" diam.

 
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Price: 115.00


Down Bros Medical Instrument Box M168
Original, quality, circa 1900, mahogany fitted box for a set of medical instruments. The exterior has an inset brass shield plaque for engraving the owner's initials and a pair of locking hasps and the interior is fitted out to house surgical instruments and with a lift out fitted tray and an ivorine plaque detailing "Down Bros 21 St Thomas St London". Complete and in good and working order.

Box 11.25" x 6" and 2" tall.

 
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Price: 75.00


Down Bros Medical Instrument Box M168



Pair of Ash Crutches M164
Pair of Ash Crutches M164
Original, quality pair of circa 1900 / 1920's ash crutches in super condition with good padded leather armrests and rubber feet. These crutches are very clean and in the original finish and ready for use if you wish. Complete and in good and working order.

52.5" tall x 9" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 135.00


Ebony and Steel Trochar and Canula M160
Original, quality early 19th century steel trochar with a shaped ebony grip and a slide on silver canula, probably manufactured by "H. Wright 32 London Rd London", surgical instrument makers at this address from 1832 to 1843. This was part of the 'Richard Merry' set Ref code: M156. Very clean and complete and in good order.

4" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 56.00


Ebony and Steel Trochar and Canula M160



Pair of Steel Liston Amputation Knives M158
Pair of Steel Liston Amputation Knives M158
Pair of original, quality early 19th century "Liston" amputation knives with good clean and sharp steel blades and checkered black ebony grips. The blades are impressed for the manufacturer "H. Wright 32 London Rd London", surgical instrument makers at this address from 1832 to 1843. This pair of knives were part of the 'Richard Merry' set Ref code: M156. Very clean examples and complete and in good order.

Large 12.5" x 0.75" x 0.5".

Small 10" x 0.75" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 245.00


Surgeons Instrument Chest M156
Original, quality early 19th century, mahogany fully fitted surgeons empty instrument chest with a velvet lined lid, fitted top section, a slide out drawer to the lower half and brass mounts to the top corners, keyhole, recessed flush side handles and a plaque to the centre top. The plaque is engraved for the original owner "Robert Merry" a surgeon of the time. This chest did contain a few of the original instruments but was far from complete, one of these instruments circa 1830's/1840's may well be available Ref codes: M155, M157. This chest has a good colour, but it does have scuffs and stains to the finish and some shrinkage to the underside but is generally is in super condition, and it has the original working lock and key.

17" x 11" x 5.5".

 
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Price: 350.00


Surgeons Instrument Chest M156



Surgeons Amputation Saw M155
Surgeons Amputation Saw M155
Original quality early 19th century steel amputation saw with a checkered ebony grip, and the makers stamp detailing "H Wright 32 London Rd London", Henry Wright were Surgical Instrument manufacturers at this address from 1832 to 1843. This saw is in perfect condition with not a stain to the steel and no chips or cracks to the ebony grip. A fine example now over 170 years old. This saw was part of an incomplete surgeons set in the original fitted mahogany box, with the original owner's name engraved to the top "Robert Merry" who was a surgeon of the time. This box and other instruments from it, may well be available separately under our "Medical Dental and Chemist" section.

15" x 3.5" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 450.00


Blood Cupping Glass M154
Original, quality mid 19th century clear glass cupping glass as used for bloodletting. This example is oval in shape, has a flat polished base and rolled over rim. Perfect and complete.

2" x 1.5" and 2" tall.

 
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Price: 45.00


Blood Cupping Glass M154



Blood Cupping Glass M153
Blood Cupping Glass M153
Original, quality mid 19th century clear glass cupping glass as used for bloodletting. This example has a knop to the top, with a hole to the centre, is acid etched " The Holborn Surgical Ins Co London EC " to the body, and has a super rolled over base rim. Perfect and complete.

3" tall.

2" widest.

 
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Price: 65.00


Blood Cupping Glass M152
Original, quality mid 19th century clear glass cupping glass as used for bloodletting. This example has a knop to the soft pointed top and a super rolled over base rim. Perfect and complete.

4" tall.

2.5" widest.

 
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Price: 78.00


Blood Cupping Glass M152



Pair of Ear Cornets Hearing Aid M140
Pair of Ear Cornets Hearing Aid M140
Pair of original, quality 1920's, celluloid 'faux tortoiseshell' ear cornet hearing aids. Each cornet is attached to the headband and can be adjusted up and down to suit the head size and shape and the ear pieces are also moveable for comfort. Each cornet is impressed "WKS", "KOWE" and "DRGM" German for patent. These were manufactured in Germany for the UK and European market and this example is complete and in perfect condition and really does work. The idea was to conceal the cornets within your hair and particularly for the Ladies. Rare to find these undamaged.

Each cornet 3.5" front to back x 3.5" and 1.5".

 
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Price: 385.00


Dr Nelson's Inhaler M134
Original, quality 1920's / 30's, white ceramic inhaler. The front is transfer printed "Dr Nelson's Improved Inhaler" and with the directions for use. Complete and in good order.

6.5" x 5.5" widest.

 
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Price: 38.00


Dr Nelson's Inhaler M134



Improved Inhaler M133
Improved Inhaler M133
Original, quality 1920's, white ceramic inhaler detailed to the front in transfer black print "Improved Earthenware Inhaler Manufactured by S. Maw Son and Sons, Aldersgate St, London, England" and the reverse "Directions For Use". Missing the cork and glass mouth piece, otherwise complete and in good order.

6.5" tall x 5" wide.

 
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Price: 38.00


Dr Nelson's Improved Inhaler M132
Original, quality 1930's / 40's, white ceramic inhaler. The underside is transfer printed for the manufacturer "Royal Winton", "Made in England" and the front is detailed "Dr Nelson's Inhaler" and with the "Directions For Use". Complete and in good order.

6.5" tall.

5" widest.

 
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Price: 38.00


Dr Nelson's Improved Inhaler M132



Ceramic Kidney Bowl M100
Ceramic Kidney Bowl M100
Original, quality, white ceramic, kidney shaped, medical specimen bowl circa 1900. Transfer printed to the underside 'Garrould, London' for the manufacturer. Complete and in good order.

10.25" x 6.25" x 2".

 
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Price: 45.00


Brown Glass Kidney Bowl M86
Original, quality, late 19th century, brown glass, kidney shaped medical receptacle. This example has a polished top edge and is complete and in good order. Another similar bowl may be available, reference code M85.

12.25" x 6.75" x 2.5".

 
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Price: 85.00


Brown Glass Kidney Bowl M86



Brown Glass Kidney Bowl M85
Brown Glass Kidney Bowl M85
Original, quality, late 19th century, brown glass, kidney shaped medical receptacle. This deep brown example has a polished top edge and is complete and in good order. Another similar bowl may be available, reference code M86.

12" x 7.25" x 2.75".

 
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Price: 85.00


Medicine Glass and Stopper M80
Original, quality, pressed glass medicine glass and stopper cap, circa 1900, embossed 'Pochet's Patent'. This example has a point to the inside bottom. This example has a point to the underside base and originally had a cork or rubber collar; otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

1.75" high.

1.75" top diameter.

 
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Price: 38.00


Medicine Glass and Stopper M80



Pair of Zinc Leg Splints M50
Pair of Zinc Leg Splints M50
Pair of original quality, 1920's, perforated zinc leg splints for the lower right leg, with slots for the bandage. Has been lacquered and is complete and in good order.

Largest 18.5" long x 7" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 50.00


Trochar M49
Original quality, 19th century, medical trochar with a curved shaft and a chequered ebony grip. The canula is missing, otherwise all is complete and in good order.

7.5" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 48.00


Trochar M49



Wooden Leg Support, 3 available M44
Wooden Leg Support, 3 available M44
Original quality, 1920's, simple wooden leg supports with steel corner plates manufactuered for the purpose. All different sizes and all in good order and complete.

31", 27" and 20.5" high.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 20.00


Doctor's Brass Nameplate NP367
Original, quality 1920's pink brass rectangular shaped nameplate inlaid with white enamel letters in upper cased text for "Dr. J.E. Rankine" and mounted on a mahogany backboard made to suit. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

Sign 13.5" x 4".

Backboard 15" x 5.5" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 95.00


Doctor's Brass Nameplate NP367



Doctor's Brass Nameplate NP366
Doctor's Brass Nameplate NP366
Original, quality 1920's pink brass rectangular shaped nameplate inlaid with white enamel letters in upper cased text for "Dr. Patrick R. Leahy" and mounted on a mahogany backboard made to suit. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

Sign 14" x 4".

Backboard 15.5" x 5.5" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 95.00


Dental Surgeon Brass Name Plaque NP314
Original, quality pre-war engraved sheet brass nameplate detailing "Faulkland Rooke MRCS. LRCP. LDS. Dental Surgeon" "and at 41 Welbeck St. Cavendish Sq London W.". This example has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

14.75" x 7.25" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 115.00


Dental Surgeon Brass Name Plaque NP314



Chiropodist Name Plaque NP148
Chiropodist Name Plaque NP148
Original, quality, 1920's/30's, sheet pink brass name plaque, with screw holes to each corner and inlaid white enamel type in upper case "M.Farndale, M.Ch.S, Chiropodist, Registered Medical Auxillary". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

10" x 5".

 
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Price: 65.00


F.R.C.S. Name Plaque NP147
Original, quality, pre-war, sheet brass name plaque, with countersunk screw holes to each corner and engraved in upper case "Douglas Hallon F.R.C.S" (Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons). Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

10.25" x 6.5".

 
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Price: 56.00


F.R.C.S. Name Plaque NP147



Physician & Surgeon Name Plaque NP86
Physician & Surgeon Name Plaque NP86
Original quality brass Physician and Surgeon name plaque with inlaid enamel letters, circa 1920's. Mounted on mahogony board. In good order.

16.5" x 7.5".

 
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Price: 75.00


Dental Surgeon Name Plaque NP85
Original quality brass, 1920's, dental surgeon name plaque mounted on oak. In good order.

13.5" x 9.5".

 
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Price: 75.00


Dental Surgeon Name Plaque NP85



Surgeon Name Plate NP34
Surgeon Name Plate NP34
Original quality, engraved brass, lacquered name plate, circa 1900, detailing "Mr T.F.Vaisey Surgeon", mounted on a replacement oak backboard made to suit, fitted to the reverse with a wall hanging mount. Complete and in good order.

13.5" x 8.75" x 1".

 
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Price: 75.00


Maws Toothpaste Pot Lid PL33
Original, quality 1920's black transfer on white ceramic toothpaste pot lid. This example is well detailed in a variety of type styles "Maw's Indian Betel Nut of Areca Tooth Paste Unequalled for its Salutary Effects on the Teeth and Gums, S. Maw Son and Sons Aldersgate Street London England". Perfect and not a chip or crack in sight.

2.75" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 45.00


Maws Toothpaste Pot Lid PL33



Wood's Toothpaste Pot Lid PL28
Wood's Toothpaste Pot Lid PL28
Original, quality late 19th century, circular white ceramic toothpaste lid, detailed in black transfer text for the original contents "Wood's Areca Nut 6d Toothpaste for removing tartar and whitening the teeth without injuring the enamel" and "Proprietor W. Woods Chemist Plymouth". Some minor chips to the lower edge otherwise in good order.

2.5" diam.

0.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 45.00


Huge Pestle and Mortar PM48
Original, quality late 19th century larger than average composition Pestle and Mortar in very good order. The bowl ( Mortar ) is impressed '12' to the underside for the size and the pestle '10' and the pestle is fitted with the original turned wooden handle. All is complete and in good and working order.

Mortar 7.5" tall.

Base 9.5" diam.

Pestle 12.5" x 3" widest.

Top 13.5" diam.

 
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Price: 350.00


Huge Pestle and Mortar PM48



Brass Travelling Beam Scale S300
Brass Travelling Beam Scale S300
Original, quality late 19th century small brass beam scale as used by apothecaries, or street traders. This super-quality example can be dismantled to fit into the drawer of the mahogany base unit for travel. This all original example has a selection of weights that came with it, stored in the corner of the drawer and in the base and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All has been fully overhauled and is complete and in good and working order.

Total assembled 14.5" tall.

Base 9.75" x 5".

Scale beam 7".

 
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Price: 156.00


Warners Safe Cure Bottle SJ270
Original, quality 1920's amber coloured glass medicine bottle embossed to the front "Warners Safe Cure London" and with a "Trade Mark" detail of a safe. Complete and in good order.

9.5" x 3.75" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 68.00


Warners Safe Cure Bottle SJ270



Ceramic Spittoon SP4
Ceramic Spittoon SP4
Original, quality 1920's two piece white ceramic spittoon with a mug shaped base and a funnel shape to sit on top. Each part has gold line detail and all is complete and in good and working order.

3.5" tall.

3.75" top diam.

4.75" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 65.00


Ceramic Spittoon SP3
Original, quality 1920's / 30's white ceramic sick room spittoon detailed to the underside "Shelley" and "Late Foley England" for the manufacturer. Complete and in good order.

4.5" tall.

2.75" widest.

 
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Price: 34.00


Ceramic Spittoon SP3



Ceramic Spittoon SP2
Ceramic Spittoon SP2
Original, quality circa 1900, white ceramic spittoon with a fixed cover, a side handle and gilt lining to the top rim and highlighting the dragon styled spout. A most unusual spittoon, the first we have seen of this model. Complete and in good order.

3.75" tall.

Top 4" diam.

5.5" wide including spout and handle.

 
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Price: 65.00


Tin Stomach Warmer SW3
Original, quality, late 19th century, superb very thin and curved oval shaped hot water filled warmer, in tin, with a brass label, screw off cap and a folding flat wire loop handle. This incredible warmer has just one minor dent, otherwise all is in mint condition. The pressed brass oval maker's plate is detailed "Michael Wright, Hydropathic Appliance and Bath Manf Co, Matlock Bank" All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order.

8.25" x 6.5".

2.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 125.00


Tin Stomach Warmer SW3



Copper Stomach Warmer SW2
Copper Stomach Warmer SW2
Original, quality, late 19th century, curved and flat copper hot water filled warmer, with a screw off brass cap, two side loops and a pressed brass label with instructons for use. These were tied around the waist under ones clothing using a ribbon or bandage to ease stomach pains. Some minor dents, otherwise complete and in good and working order. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

10" x 7.5" plus 2.5".

 
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Price: 135.00


Boxwood Bottle Case T6
Original, quality, 19th century, turned boxwood two piece bottle case as used by veterinary surgeons and doctors to carry medicine bottles etc in. In good order and without any chips or splits. No bottle.

5.5" tall x 2.75" base diameter.

 
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Price: 58.00


Boxwood Bottle Case T6



Undertakers Glass Window Panel W491
Undertakers Glass Window Panel W491
Original, quality late 19th century frosted glass window pane in a later soft wood frame made to suit. This super example has deep cut detail for "C. Smith Undertaker", a border all round and a styalised cross to the centre. Some very minor discolouration to the glass otherwise fantastic. Complete and in good order.

Outer frame 43.75" x 28" x 1.25".

Approx. glass pane 41" x 25.5".

 
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Price: 485.00

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