Micro Surgical Tools

Barber-surgeon case, France 1715-1830

If modern hairdressers are able to make folds, extensions and sophisticated cosmetic treatments, the barbers of the past certainly did not stop to cut beard and hair. They were able to perform small surgeries: teeth extraction, blood donations, sutures, wound cleaning, etc.

For this reason, many of the razors and accessories of a barber, such as those contained in this briefcase, provided for a double use.

More curiosity about barbers around the world.

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