Estimated Date: 1880
Name: Cautery Set
Manufacturer: Durham Duplex Razor Co.
Description: 6.5×3×1” red velvet lined, leather covered brown case. Contains a wooden handle. 3.75 and four screw on cauteries each about 2.75 and representing the basic shapes in use. The cautery portions appear to be made of steel. It is interesting that many medical instruments in the nineteenth century were manufactured by razor companies, probably reflecting their skill in metal work.
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