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  • Butchers / Amputation Saw

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    Butchers / Amputation Saw - Inventory Number: MED 109 - SOLD

    This saw is US Army Butchers Saw. It was used in the butchering of cattle to feed the troops.  These saws are depicted in Lord's encyclopedia of the Civil War and were improvised for surgical saws.  Amputation saws have a rigid back to the blade, this keeps them from flexing while sawing thru bone.  Overall length 18 1/8", blade length 12".  Maker mark visible 

    Inventory Number: MED 109 - SOLD