z Sold original Civil War Tourniquet to use during amputation.
z Sold original Civil War Tourniquet to use during amputation.
original Civil War Tourniquet to use during amputation. - Click to Enlarge Image

z Sold original Civil War Tourniquet to use during amputation.

RJT#3725-JM -

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Degenhardt Lowe & co Chicago Original Nice Civil War? Degenhardt and Loewe marked brass surgeon's tourniquet This item is an extremely high quality brass screw-type of tourniquet as was often contained in Capital Surgical Sets used in Field Hospitals. The canvas strap was tightened to draw the wad down upon an artery, thus staunching the flow of blood from a prior wound or from cuts made during surgery. These are sometimes excavated in battle areas and the field hospital sites to the rear. It is 3 3/4" high. Field orderlies had access to cheaper buckle-type torniquets that quickly strapped a gushing limb dry until the victim was rushed to the rear...

From the collection of : Doneldon M. Dennis

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