£375.00 SOLD
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WATERLOO RELIC SURGEONS SCALPEL FROM HOUGAMONT WELL

THIS GEORGIAN BONE HANDLED SURGEONS SCALPEL WAS FOUND IN THE WELL AT HOUGAMONT BY THE OWNER OF THE BROADSTAIRS WATERLOO MUSEUM DURING THE EXCAVATION CARRIED OUT OVER SEVERAL SEASONS AND WOULD OF FORMED PART OF A FIELD SURGEONS KIT AND SUMMISED TO HAVE BEEN USED BY A MILITARY SURGEON ON THE HOUGAMONT WOUNDED AND LOST LATER BEING THROWN DOWN THE WELL AFTER THE BATTLE WHEN THE COURTYARD WAS BEING CLEARED
THE WELL SILT HAS PRESERVED THE RELIC DUE TO THE ANAEROBIC ENVIRONMENT AND A FAINT MAKERS NAME CAN BE SEEN
SEE THE PHOTO OF THE FULL SURGEONS KIT THAT THIS WOULD OF BEEN IN AT THE TIME
A RARE SURVIVER & WAS ON DISPLAY AT THE BROADSTAIRS WATERLOO MUSEUM IN THE HOUGAMONT WELL FINDS CABINET ALONG WITH MANY RELICS

ALL REASONABLE OFFERS WILL BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION – – – – – – – – – – UK POSTAGE £15

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