0.25 x 7 x 0.5" Needles: Suture."Steel ligature and perineedle with satin finish and a serrated handle. The needle curves abruptly to the side with a hole at the tip for threading of the suture. (Similar to page 57. Wachtel catalog. 1939)"
16 x 9.5 x 7". Water purification. Clear glass still for Novocain administration and accessories. Metal frame with two arms which hold two clear glass distilling tubes to distill liquid. It was used for distilled water to be used with Novocain before the advent of carpules (c. 1935). Set includes two small white glazed stoneware containers with metal wire handles which could be used to dissolve pills for filling syringes with Novocain. A small glass Bunsen burner is also part of the set.
Commemorative and association items,"Gold plated pin housed in a leather covered and satin lined box. The pin has two small baskets hanging from the top portion and is engraved reading, "The Howard Association Medal presented to T. Grange Simons, M.D. for his service in a yellow fever epidemic in Memphis in 1878"",
Glass bottles housed in wood chest with brass handles housing empty glass medicine bottles with glass stoppers and two drawers filled with a brass pocket scale, glass mortar and pestle, and various glass medicine bottles.