Fleam - Inventory Number: MED 010 / Sold
Civil War Era Bleeder Device. Surgeon's bloodletting medical fleam bleeder with three blades. The outer sleeve is brass and the blades are made of steel. The brass has a light to moderate patina. 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 010 / Sold