U.S. Army Hospital Department Capital Operating Case - Three tier surgical / amputation kit with original brass plaque on lid reading “U.S.A. Hosp. Dept.”. This case contains the original red velvet lining and separations for the necessary surgical implements for the field surgeon. The case contains three large knives used for flesh and tendons, and a pair of wax discs for use with suture needles. The case is in great condition and the exterior retains nearly all of the original varnish. Case measures 16 3/4"l x6 3/4"w x 3 7/8"d. The engraved brass plaque on the lid has strong gold gilt finish remaining. A very nice displayable example.
Inventory Number: MED 091