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Spring Lancet For Phlebotomy Highly Decorated 18th Century

Item#: MET96

Price: $425.00


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Spring loaded single blade lancet, used during the 18th Century. The small size steel blade was cocked and a side "trigger" fired the spring-driven blade into the vein. This unique brass lancet has an engraved decoration of floral designs on both sides. It is also embossed with the initialls AD. Overall length is 5 cm ( 2 inches)