Silver Lancet Case with 6 lancets (1823)

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A fine silver etui containing six tortoise shell thumb lancets which would have been used by a 19th century physician to bleed his patients.

Fully hallmarked the case dates to 1823 and is initialled “JL” by the London silversmith John Lias.┬áThe case is in excellent condition, the hinge is sound and the latch closes firmly.

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