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.
Civil War Period Surgeon's Amputating Kit
Warning!!! This is NOT a real surgical set. It's a
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.