American Civil War Surgical Antiques

Research and Identification

Civil War Era Surgical Sets, Surgeon's Images

Civil War Surgeon Education & Medical Textbooks

Established 1995    .     Dr. Michael Echols Collection

 

As seen in:  Warman's Civil War Collectibles, Antique Week, Northeast Antiques, and various TV programs, Antiques & Collecting publications

  WARNING:  THIS IS A REPRODUCTION SURGICAL SET

Shown below is a page from a seller of reproduction surgical sets.  Please be aware these exist and avoid purchasing one as a 'real' set.   Dr. Echols has nothing to do with this seller, doesn't know him, and cannot recommend or not recommend the seller.

Again, WARNING, this is a reproduction set and not part of this collection and I do not sell them.  This page is for information purposes only...Do not buy reproduction sets for investment or collecting...they are NOT meant to be collector items, but rather for re-enactor medical dramas.

Limited-Edition Reproduction
Civil War Period Surgeon's Amputating Kit

Warning!!!  This is NOT a real surgical set.  It's a Reproduction..!!!




 

EACH  REPRODUCTION KIT CONSISTS OF 38 SEPARATE ITEMS:

26 Instruments (Including five Amputating Knives and Catlins; four Scalpels; three Tenaculums; a large brass Petit Tourniquet; three Saws - Capital, Hinged and Metacarpal; Bone File; Bone Brush; Dissection Forceps; Curved Scissors; Bone Forceps; large Bullet Extractor; Screw style bullet Extractor; Open Ringed Sequestrum Forceps; Nelaton's Probe, 12 Surgical Needles, Silver Wire and Silk Suture Thread, and one Handmade Wood Case with Military Style Locks. All of the instruments are precision made from the finest surgical steel available by a certified Ophthalmic Instrument Manufacture. This Civil War Period Amputating Kit is designed for historical purposes only. THESE KITS ARE NOT INTENDED FOR ACTUAL MEDICAL USE IN ANY WAY.

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American Surgical Sets:

Pre-Civil War:  1 | 2  -   Post-Civil War:  3  -  Civil War 1861-1865:  4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8   INDEX

Medical Text-Books:

1 | 1a | 2 | 2a | 3 | 3a | 4 | 4a | 5 | 5a | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 9a | 10 | 11 | 12    INDEX

Surgeon General's Office Library printed catalogues: 1840 | 1864 | 1865

Medical Lecture Cards:

Medical Faculty and Authors:

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INDEX

Navy Surgeon Exams:

1863 Navy Surgeon Applicant Exams with Biographies   INDEX ONE | INDEX TWO

Surgeon CDVs, Images:

Army: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8    INDEX

Navy: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8   

Hosp Dep't Bottles, Tins, 

U.S. Army Pannier:

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American Civil War Medicine & Surgical Antiques