Category: Quackery
Estimated Date: 1865
Name: Counter Irritant, F. Klee
Manufacturer: F. Klee

Description: Black wooden cylindrical shaped device with cap that screws off to reveal plate with multiple needles. The other end is capped in steel with F. Klee, W. Darrow, Pat June 19, 1865. KA rod with a black wooden cap inserts into steel end to control plate at other end and is activated by a spring to lance. 5.25” x1×1” d at middle. The most famous of these devices is the Baunscheidt Lebenswecker. That type is relatively common and was widely publicized by the inventor.