Estimated Date: 1870
Name: Artificial Leech
Manufacturer: G. Tiemann and Co.
Description: 7.5“x 5.25“x 1.25” leatherette box, red velvet lined. Contains 7 glass tubes 3.5” to 7.25”,3 simple straight with lip, 4 curve at end with 3/4” end and lip to resemble a mouth. 7.25’ long steel tube marked G.Tieman with a circular tube inside, 1” piece on end screws to adjust exposed length of cutting tube, knob on top turns to tighten it and lever activates spring release for cutting action. The patent model, although incomplete, is virtually identical.
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