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  • Civil War Medical Bleeder / SOLD

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    Civil War Medical Bleeder - Inventory Number: MED 086 / SOLD

    Three graduated blades marked: BAM / Cast Steel.  Brass has the original owners name scratched in surface: William Monday and the initials W.M. on the other side. Blades and housing are in excellent shape.  Measures approximately 3 1.2"  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 086 / SOLD