RARE ANATOMICAL MORTICIAN POST MORTEM AUTOPSY MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS SET IN CASE. | eBay
A large 19th century post mortem set by Collin. The instruments are made from ebony and steel and are of superior quality. All the major pieces are signed Collin and are complete, original and mint. The solid wood case (beech I think) is inlaid with a brass cross and the corners are bound in brass.
After being diagnosed with leprosy, Tetsuo Sakurai was forced to leave home at the age of 15. He didn't return for more than 60 years. At first, he received treatment in neighboring Hirosaki for 10 months but after he showed no improvement, his parents were obliged to have him quarantined in a sanatorium under Japan's 1907 Leprosy Prevention Law (not repealed until 1996).
#whyccc A typical post 1890's all metal plated surgical set it's amazing to me how far we have come with our tools