Tortoise Shell Etui with six lancets (1770)

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A fine 1770 tortoise shell lancet case with ornate silver trim with six thumb lancets.

The case is studded with tiny sterling silver pins. There are 3 engraved sterling silver studs above the hinge and 3 more below. The top of the lid has a sterling silver cartouche, engraved with the initials ’JEM’. The steel lancet blades are protected by tortoise shell handles.

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