This pocket surgery kit by Hernstein & Son is
dated by the maker label address which puts it during the Civil War and
the fact that the label shows '& Son', which is only in the Civil War
Hernstein & Son (Hermann and Albert L. Hernstein) 1862-65:
131 Mercer and 393 Broadway, New York.
leather case is in obviously poor condition, but almost all the
instruments are present and they are marked Hernstein or Hernstein &
Son, making them solid Civil War vintage.
Civil War years maker address
Two piece urethral catheter