A circa 1880 Dutch tracheotomy set by J C Aalders of Amsterdam who madef medical and dental instruments.
The set consists of a crosshatched ebony double ended tracheotomy knife / probe and and forceps, both signed Aalders. Two ebony handled tenaculae hooks. Two blunt wound retractors, and two solid silver tracheotomy tubes with cannulae and locking mechanisms. All beautifully fitted in the original leather, velvet and silk lined case which is embossed in gold letters within an emblem “J C Aalders Amsterdam”