Wooden case, 16.5 x 7.5 x 3.125 in., with brass fittings, red velvet lining, and removable tray. Kit includes trephines with handle, tourniquet, scalpels, amputation saw, Hey saw, forceps, tenaculum, bone brush, two packets of "Aseptic Silk Ligature" by J. Ellwood Lee Co., and other instruments, most marked for "Gemrig." J.H. Gemrig was a surgical instrument maker active in Philadelphia, PA ca 1841-1880. During the Civil War, Gemrig was a major supplier of surgical sets, working under contract for the Union.
Case and tools with general wear and tear.