Albert S. Aloe and
William H. Hernstein worked together after previously owning individual
companies under their own names. Together, they were located at 300 N.
4th, St. Louis, Missouri from 1879 to 1880. See other information
on these makers in
Edmonson's book on American Surgical Instruments:
& Hernstein (Albert S. Aloe and William H. Hernstein) surgical
1876-78: 206 N. 4th, manufactory at 3II N. 4th
1879-80: 300 N. 4th
Aloe, Hernstein & Co. (Albert S. Aloe, William H. Hernstein, and David Prince)
1881-84: 300 N. 4th
This unique amputation
set is housed in a beautifully grained mahogany wood case measuring 15.5 x 3 x
5 inches. Note: the copper wire inlay is missing on one end of the
lid otherwise the wood case is perfect. The instruments are plated and
in like new condition. The set is complete and correct.