Category: Pre 19th Century Instruments
Estimated Date: 1800
Description: 5” brass instrument, cutting tip is blued steel. Has grooved sides on trephine portion rather than later smooth design. Central pointed blade as a director and a screw adjustment on the side to set the blade. Handle is a brown hard wood 4.5” with a lacquer finish, held in place by a screw set.
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