Specializing in Authentic Civil War Artifacts
  • Medical Fleam "Bleeder" / SOLD

    This item is out of stock
    Medical Fleam "Bleeder"- Inventory Number: MED 181 / 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.   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.  


    *To purchase this item directly with a credit card, please click on this link.

    Inventory Number: MED 181 / SOLD