Medical and Surgical Antiques
Collecting Medical Antiques
Rediscovering and collecting these antique instruments is becoming an increasingly common pastime within the medical fields. Shown are several articles about medical antiques on the Collectibles website.
Collecting Medical Antique Instruments
Dr. Laurie Slater shares the history of surgical tools and medical antiques with amazing pictures. Learn how these tools were used and how today they might be considered torture and quackery.
Phisick Medical Antiques
Amazing pictures, clear detail and loads of information on various medical instruments and tools from the past. There's even a list of quackery devices, although I sure wish the Oxydonor Victory worked. Certainly sounds like a cure-all!
Medical & Surgical Antiques
A collection of pre-1870 surgical sets by American makers. Included are discussions on collecting medical antiques and Civil War amputation sets. Lots of photos and advice on collecting in this technical area.
A selection of Medical collectibles for sale, also CD Roms are available of Medical Patents from the 19th Century.
An extensive site dealing with medical, surgical and dental resources. Articles, items for sale and collector alerts make this an excellent site to visit.
A private collection and educational project. Pre-1900 medical, surgical, dental, and bloodletting antiques. The numerous pictures shown have excellent descriptions and histories. There are a few items offered for sale.
National Museum of Funeral History
Not quite medical, but for some reason, a good place to put this link. There's even a gift shop.