Summary

Animal autopsy dissection kit in custom made case, including scalpels, mallet, files, saws and needles. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria.

Physical Description

Oblong brown leather-covered box, lined with purple velvet. Contains 12 instruments, including: Three suture needles (curved). Three scalpels with wooden handles. A large, heavy knife with rounded blade. A mallet. A saw, with removable blade and handle. Two files with flared chisel ends. There is room in the box for other instruments, such as foreceps.

Significance

Example of equipment used at CSL

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