Early Petit Tourniquet in Polished Steel

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A superb Italian early Petit tourniquet in polished steel circa 1780

This is a robust instrument which has been constructed to the highest standards. The sued pads are secured with silk stitching. The blood stained cotton strap a sign that it has seen active service.

There is a similar lesser examples of this rare example in the Rossi collection in Rome and in the Science Museum

  • From the Ishmael collection
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