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19th C Blood Transfusion Kit

This is a rare late 19th century fully complete blood transfusion embalming aspiration kit.

It comes in original fitted wood box which measures 11 inches X 6 3/4 inches X 1 3/4 inches, with a wood pull out section that contains the needles and fittings, & underneath is the hose and more fittings.

This kit was made by Down & Brothers in London England and comes with original brass key and working brass lock, has original two locking clamps on each side, all secured with original brass screws and hinges.

The kit contains all original pieces including syringe which is marked "DOWN & BROS. ST. THOMAS STREET LONDON BOROUGH", splitter, keyed clamp, needle, fittings, cleaning rods and corks.

Condition: The wood has a wonderful patina and some minor scratches, a split, a couple of very old dings on back and is missing what once was probably a brass name plaque on top.