Lot 92
A Collection of 19th Century Fleams, Gun Powder Measures, and Medicinal Vaporizer
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Second half 19th century, including a Vapo-Cresolene Vaporizer, gilt metal and glass, marked to glass base dome, and with patent date of 1885 to upper tin recepticle (6 3/8 in.); three pocket fleams, the first one cased folding set of four lancelets in marked "FERRAS A TOULOUSE" to each blade (4 1/2 in.); the second marked "BOURGOIN Se DeVIRTEL" (4 in.), and a wooden cased folding set of three lancets marked DEPOSE to blades (4 1/4 in.); a steel fleam in leather veneered case, worn mark case lid (2 3/ 4 in.); a folding horn handled blade, unmarked (3 in.); a small folding tortoiseshell handled blade with mark of "J Gray & Son / Sheffield" (3 5/8 in.); and a circa 1920 small folding steel handled blade with mark of KNY Scheerer Corp. (2 1/2 in.). Also included are two wood handled gun powder measures.

Private Collection of an Antiquarian, Charlotte, North Carolina

Small crack to four fleam handle tool and edge chip to handle of 3 inch horn handle blade; tattering to leather case.