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  • Civil War Bleeder / Sold

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    Civil War Era Bleeder - Sold

    Device for "Blood-letting" or cupping.  Designed to remove impurities and infections.  This device with two blades.  The outer sleeve is brass and the blades are steel. The brass on the outer sleeve has a light to moderate patina. Blade marked "JESSOD" As a medical therapy, bleeding or bloodletting endured for approximately 2,500 years.  It was only abandoned at the beginning of the 19th century. 

    Inventory Number: MED 085 / Sold