Z2279 Civil War Brass Tourniquet Marked U.S.A. Hosp. Dept.
Description: Here is a very nice tourniquet from an old Virginia collection. This one still retains the swivel teeth and the tips are slightly bent. The side is marked, "H.Hernstein / U.S.A / Hosp. Dept." Herman Hernstein supplied quite a few of these to the Hospital Department. He was located in New York at 131 Mercer and 393 Broadway.
Measures: 1.36" x 1.23"