Trepanning (Skull) hand drill



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  • Early 18th Century
  • This is a real treasure in the realm of Antique/Unique Medical Tools.
  • Beautifully carved, probably walnut. Nothing broken or cracked and it still has the original drill bit! It was a rare surgeon who was confident enough to drill into the skull as a way
    to relieve pressure!
  • 9-1/4″ long.
  • Extremely Rare!!! This skull drill was made in the Colonies, possibly by a Dutch immigrant.