Revolutionary War Period Fleam, Possibly US Manufacture
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Revolutionary War Period Fleam, Possibly US Manufacture

Code: mh00000-CON

$195.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a fleam from the Revolutionary War era. It has three posts with puncture points and one straight edge, and is possibly of American manufacture. The fleam was a tool used by surgeons for bloodletting: this design may possibly have been used on animals.

VINTAGE: Circa Revolutionary War.

SIZE: Approximately 3-5/8" in length and 1" in height and 5/16" in width (folded).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Brass, iron.

ATTACHMENT: Rivet.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a medical collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. KEZAR CON-DB-25-13 LAIEX4/13

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The fleam has some small areas of wear and tarnish.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.