S/5074 Antique Steel Veterinary Fleam in a Pine Box of the Georgian Period
An excellent quality steel fleam, having a strong interior spring and release trigger, possibly made by a gunsmith. The sharp steel blade pulls back against the spring and locks in place until released by the hinged trigger. It is contained in a small hand made well used fitted pine box with a sprung metal lock.
Provenance: Reckless Collection
Box dimensions: 4 inches (10 cm.) wide, 2.50 inches (6.5 cm.) deep and 1.75 inches (4.5 cm.) high
3½ in. (9 cm.) Wide
2½ in. (6.5 cm.) Deep
1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) High
English Circa 1800