Category: Bleeding and Cupping
Estimated Date: 1870
Name: Artificial Leech( original patent model )
Manufacturer: G. Tiemann and Co.
Description: 8×3× 7/8” leatherette box, red velvet lined. Contains 2 glass tubes 3 to 3.5”,1 simple straight with lip, 1 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 (this is a replacement).
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