Original Three Tier Kit by George Tiemann – 63 Chatham
Street, New York. The business operated
at this address only from 1858-1864 and this is the desirable address and maker
on a Civil War Kit. The mahogany box
measures 17” x 7” x 4” when closed. It
is lined with a bold emerald green velvet with a combination of fitted and
slotted partitions for surgical and amputation tools.
The case contains numerous items including the Capital
amputation saw, bullet forceps, a pair of tweezers, metacarpal saw, smaller
forceps, three large amputation knives, a series of scalpels, tenaculum,
trephine bit, and a trocar with sleeve.
An outstanding example for any Civil War or early Medical collection!
Inventory Number: MED 128