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  • Medical Fleam "Bleeder"

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    Medical Fleam "Bleeder"- Inventory Number: MED 181

    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.   As a medical therapy, bleeding or bloodletting endured for approximately 2,500 years.  It was only abandoned at the beginning of the 19th century.  Excavated from Virginia.  

    Comes housed in 4 inch x 6 inch riker display case.  

     

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    Inventory Number: MED 181